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by Colin Campbell
Sun Apr 22, 2018 5:03 pm
Forum: WARSHIPS / WARTIME
Topic: JOINT WARRIOR 18
Replies: 21
Views: 1080

Re: JOINT WARRIOR 18

Sunday 22/04/2018 Departures from KGV Dock Glasgow.
by Colin Campbell
Fri Apr 20, 2018 8:21 am
Forum: WARSHIPS / WARTIME
Topic: JOINT WARRIOR 18
Replies: 21
Views: 1080

Re: JOINT WARRIOR 18

FGS ERFURT passing Clydebank 19/04/2018
by Colin Campbell
Thu Apr 19, 2018 8:43 pm
Forum: WARSHIPS / WARTIME
Topic: JOINT WARRIOR 18
Replies: 21
Views: 1080

Re: JOINT WARRIOR 18

FGS ERFURT.jpg
FGS ERFURT Passing Clydebank
FGS ERFURT Passing Clydebank for KGV Dock.
by Colin Campbell
Wed Apr 11, 2018 3:20 pm
Forum: FISHING VESSELS
Topic: Fishing vessels at Kyle of Lochalsh 09/04/2018
Replies: 0
Views: 226

Fishing vessels at Kyle of Lochalsh 09/04/2018

LESLIE ANNE CARRIE ANNE. JODIE ANNE and HARVEST ANNE
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by Colin Campbell
Wed Apr 11, 2018 2:50 pm
Forum: FISHING VESSELS
Topic: HARVEST ANNE
Replies: 0
Views: 137

HARVEST ANNE

Registered in Stornoway, HARVEST ANNE hurries up to Berth at Kyle of Lochalsh
by Colin Campbell
Wed Apr 11, 2018 2:24 pm
Forum: Clyde Shipowners
Topic: Clyde Shipping Co. Ltd.
Replies: 12
Views: 2369

Re: Clyde Shipping Co. Ltd.

The one time FLYING DEMON then FORTH seen at Kyle of Lochalsh 09/04/2018 as TREGEAGLE
by Colin Campbell
Fri Mar 30, 2018 9:32 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: SIZE OF VESSELS MOVING ON THE CLYDE?
Replies: 242
Views: 31785

Re: SIZE OF VESSELS MOVING ON THE CLYDE?

PESSADA 1.jpg
Passing Clydebank
PESSADA Renfrew Ferry.jpg
Renfrew Ferry
Couple more from the North Bank
by Colin Campbell
Fri Mar 23, 2018 7:39 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: SIZE OF VESSELS MOVING ON THE CLYDE?
Replies: 242
Views: 31785

Re: SIZE OF VESSELS MOVING ON THE CLYDE?

Will add another two....after all its Clyde related.... Watched her at Clydebank, waited in the Leisure Centre Cafe until she approached. Hope your warm again Willie.... it would be breezy on that bridge.
by Colin Campbell
Thu Mar 22, 2018 5:11 pm
Forum: Clyde-Built Ships: Photography
Topic: PATROL VESSEL ex BAE (Fairfields)
Replies: 3
Views: 431

Re: PATROL VESSEL ex BAE (Fairfields)

Something else happening with the Patrol Vessels. The barge is back in Fairfields Basin and there is a Patrol Vessel ahead of the barge. Unable to see if its on a wheeled trailer or still on the quayside. Suggest its a different one from the movement on Tuesday. Earlier in the week there was one shi...
by Colin Campbell
Mon Mar 19, 2018 1:55 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Cruise Ships Passing through Greenock
Replies: 41
Views: 1497

Re: Cruise Ships Passing through Greenock

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by Colin Campbell
Mon Mar 19, 2018 1:19 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Cruise Ships Passing through Greenock
Replies: 41
Views: 1497

Re: Cruise Ships Passing through Greenock

NORWAY outwards passing the Cloch.
by Colin Campbell
Mon Mar 19, 2018 1:13 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Cruise Ships Passing through Greenock
Replies: 41
Views: 1497

Re: Cruise Ships Passing through Greenock

Couple of shots NORWAY visit to Greenock in September 1998
by Colin Campbell
Mon Mar 19, 2018 11:15 am
Forum: Clyde-Built Ships: Photography
Topic: PATROL VESSEL ex BAE (Fairfields)
Replies: 3
Views: 431

PATROL VESSEL ex BAE (Fairfields)

Noticed this morning next patrol vessel out of the building hall and on the barge.
Tug BRUISER in attendance. No doubt off to KGV shortly.
by Colin Campbell
Sat Mar 17, 2018 10:54 am
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: SIZE OF VESSELS MOVING ON THE CLYDE?
Replies: 242
Views: 31785

Re: SIZE OF VESSELS MOVING ON THE CLYDE?

Well done Allan, excellent tracking....I see she is at anchor now in Brodick Bay.
by Colin Campbell
Sat Mar 10, 2018 8:48 am
Forum: Clyde-Built Ships: Photography
Topic: Diving Bell No.1 1852
Replies: 1
Views: 352

Diving Bell No.1 1852

Channel 4 TV programme "Britain at Low Tide:" Second Series Programme 3 (of 6) featured the River Clyde. Among other items they featured the wooden wrecks dumped behind Newshot Isle. Many wooden Clyde Navigaton Trust punts which pre-dated the Hoppers which took spoil from the dredgers down river to ...
by Colin Campbell
Wed Feb 21, 2018 8:54 am
Forum: OFFSHORE SUPPORT VESSELS
Topic: LAID UP AT LEITH DOCKS / NAME SOUGHT
Replies: 2
Views: 322

Re: LAID UP AT LEITH DOCKS / NAME SOUGHT

Suggest 'vessel finder/port of leith' should name whats what
by Colin Campbell
Sat Feb 17, 2018 10:02 pm
Forum: Clyde Shipowners
Topic: William Sloan & Co. - Q Ships WW II
Replies: 9
Views: 1014

Re: William Sloan & Co. - Q Ships WW II

In 1958 Sloans purchased from Currie Line of Leith their 1928 Leith built HORSA which they renamed ENDRICK continuing their "river" naming scheme. She certainly looked like earlier Sloan ships.
Horsa.jpg
HORSA when owned by Currie Line Leith
by Colin Campbell
Sat Jan 13, 2018 10:00 am
Forum: Clyde Shipowners
Topic: William Sloan & Co. - Q Ships WW II
Replies: 9
Views: 1014

Re: William Sloan & Co. - Q Ships WW II

Postcard, probably from Robertsons of Gourock, showing William Sloans BRORA
by Colin Campbell
Wed Jan 10, 2018 8:00 pm
Forum: Clyde Shipowners
Topic: William Sloan & Co. - Q Ships WW II
Replies: 9
Views: 1014

Re: William Sloan & Co. - Q Ships WW II

William Sloans ANNAN
copy of photograph from earlier clydemaritime item 11/01/2013
by Colin Campbell
Wed Jan 10, 2018 7:58 pm
Forum: Clyde Shipowners
Topic: William Sloan & Co. - Q Ships WW II
Replies: 9
Views: 1014

Re: William Sloan & Co. - Q Ships WW II

William Sloans ORCHY
Copy of photograph from earlier item on clydemaritime 02/05/2012
by Colin Campbell
Wed Jan 10, 2018 7:15 pm
Forum: Clyde Shipowners
Topic: William Sloan & Co. - Q Ships WW II
Replies: 9
Views: 1014

Re: William Sloan & Co. - Q Ships WW II

Sloans BEAULY from 1924 Ailsa Troon
Broken up Belgium 1959
HMS LOOE for a time during WW II Q.Ship.
by Colin Campbell
Wed Jan 10, 2018 6:55 pm
Forum: Clyde Shipowners
Topic: William Sloan & Co. - Q Ships WW II
Replies: 9
Views: 1014

Re: William Sloan & Co. - Q Ships WW II

BRORA of 1924
by Colin Campbell
Wed Jan 10, 2018 6:49 pm
Forum: Clyde Shipowners
Topic: William Sloan & Co. - Q Ships WW II
Replies: 9
Views: 1014

Re: William Sloan & Co. - Q Ships WW II

FINDHORN again. from Ailsa 1903. All her days with Sloans
by Colin Campbell
Wed Jan 10, 2018 6:47 pm
Forum: Clyde Shipowners
Topic: William Sloan & Co. - Q Ships WW II
Replies: 9
Views: 1014

Re: William Sloan & Co. - Q Ships WW II

FINDHORN built Ailsa Troon 1903 Scrapped Port Glasgow 1956
Findhorn.jpg
by Colin Campbell
Wed Jan 10, 2018 6:38 pm
Forum: Clyde Shipowners
Topic: William Sloan & Co. - Q Ships WW II
Replies: 9
Views: 1014

Re: William Sloan & Co. - Q Ships WW II

William Sloans BRORA built 1924 by Ailsa Shipbuilding Co., Troom
Passenger accommodation removed 1931
Spent all her days with Sloans until broken up in Belgium in 1959
Brora.jpg
by Colin Campbell
Wed Jan 10, 2018 5:11 pm
Forum: Clyde Shipowners
Topic: William Sloan & Co. - Q Ships WW II
Replies: 9
Views: 1014

William Sloan & Co. - Q Ships WW II

ss BEAULY (HMS LOOE) and ss ORCHY (HMS ANTOINE) BEAULY and ORCHY formerly owned by William Sloan & Co., of Glasgow and employed in trading between the Clyde, Belfast and Bristol. Strongly built, coal burning vessels of between 1000 and 1500 tons with high bulwarks and a long fore well deck. Their to...
by Colin Campbell
Thu Nov 23, 2017 11:17 am
Forum: Clyde Shipowners
Topic: Shipbreaking at Troon - LADY EMERALD scrapped 1960
Replies: 0
Views: 504

Shipbreaking at Troon - LADY EMERALD scrapped 1960

Having trouble trying to log into comments page for Troon Shipbreakers. Can I point out the LAIRDSFORD photograph used for LADY EMERALD (x WAR GARRY - xLADY EMERALD - xCARLOW - xBRITANNY COAST - xKILDARE -xLAIRDSFORD) is not the the correct ship. The photograph used is an earlier LAIRDSFORD xDUKE OF...
by Colin Campbell
Mon Nov 13, 2017 8:25 pm
Forum: Clyde Shipbuilders
Topic: Glen Sannox Launch Tuesday 21/11/2017
Replies: 0
Views: 695

Glen Sannox Launch Tuesday 21/11/2017

Clyde Cruises, Victoria Harbour, Greenock planning a £20.00 three hour cruise departing 1300hrs to view the launch
by Colin Campbell
Mon Nov 13, 2017 10:14 am
Forum: Steel and Bennie
Topic: Clydebank Blitz 14 March 1941
Replies: 1
Views: 554

Clydebank Blitz 14 March 1941

Found this historical piece and thought it worth saving here. "The oil tanks at Old Kilpatrick set on fire by incendiary bombs and a large Norwegian tanker FERNCOURT was moored at the oil wharf.The river was completely closed to all traffic owing to the large number of unexploded mines. On 15/03/194...
by Colin Campbell
Thu Nov 02, 2017 11:14 am
Forum: Clyde-Built Ships: Photography
Topic: EMPRESS OF BRITAIN 1930
Replies: 0
Views: 534

EMPRESS OF BRITAIN 1930

Built John Browns Clydebank for Canadian Pacific Given this photograph by a friend who told me her brother managed to get safely out of her through a porthole when she was sunk in 1940. Understand she was first bombed 26/10/1940 and eventually torpedoded two days later to become the largest British ...
by Colin Campbell
Mon Oct 23, 2017 5:40 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Shearwater/Admiral Day
Replies: 1
Views: 657

Re: Shearwater/Admiral Day

HMS FORTH moved from alongside quay into the other drydock this afternoon.
Two black balls up...Dead ship...moved by tugs.
by Colin Campbell
Sat Oct 14, 2017 7:33 pm
Forum: Wijsmuller
Topic: SHANNON
Replies: 3
Views: 758

Re: SHANNON

SHANNON on the Clyde.
by Colin Campbell
Sat Oct 14, 2017 7:12 pm
Forum: Wijsmuller
Topic: SHANNON
Replies: 3
Views: 758

Re: SHANNON

Shannon (3).jpg
SHANNON on the Clyde
by Colin Campbell
Mon Sep 25, 2017 11:53 am
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: MV BALMORAL
Replies: 7
Views: 1242

Re: MV BALMORAL

BALMORAL !.jpg
Approaching Renfrew Ferry
BALMORAL3.jpg
From Yoker
Renfrew Ferry this morning
by Colin Campbell
Wed Sep 20, 2017 9:02 am
Forum: BOARD OF TRADE
Topic: Bank Line
Replies: 23
Views: 5647

Re: Bank Line

Built in Finland for Russia, Bank line purchased four sisterships one of which here as SPEYBANK.
Originally OKHA she was broken up 2009 as MAHINABANK. Registered Isle of Man while with Bank Line.
by Colin Campbell
Thu Sep 07, 2017 2:30 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: PS WAVERLEY 2017
Replies: 101
Views: 14575

Re: PS WAVERLEY 2017

WAVERLEY Tower Bridge (1).JPG
WAVERLEY Tower Bridge.JPG
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by Colin Campbell
Sat Sep 02, 2017 7:17 am
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: SIZE OF VESSELS MOVING ON THE CLYDE?
Replies: 242
Views: 31785

Re: SIZE OF VESSELS MOVING ON THE CLYDE?

Yeoman Bank.jpg
YEOMAN BANK at anchor for Glensanda.
by Colin Campbell
Mon Aug 21, 2017 12:22 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: HMS Medway
Replies: 10
Views: 1305

Re: HMS Medway

This morning, on the barge DINA LAUNCHER and ready to go down to Scotstoun.
Parked in Meadow Road in Partick and "shocked" to see street all painted up with parking bays.
Worse stiil a Parking Meter right in the middle of the pitch on the 'Red Side' where as lads we played Headers. Progress.??
by Colin Campbell
Sun Aug 20, 2017 2:17 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: SIZE OF VESSELS MOVING ON THE CLYDE?
Replies: 242
Views: 31785

Re: SIZE OF VESSELS MOVING ON THE CLYDE?

Watch out for the small warship moving from Fairfileds basin down to the old Yarrow yard at Scotstoun,(across from Braehead)
She has been loaded onto a barge already so move must be pretty soon
by Colin Campbell
Thu Aug 17, 2017 9:51 am
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: HMS Medway
Replies: 10
Views: 1305

Re: HMS Medway

Any clues yet as to when the move will take place?. Should some good photographs to come?
by Colin Campbell
Fri Aug 11, 2017 8:57 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Partick Pier
Replies: 3
Views: 954

Re: Partick Pier

Heres another from the same era, this time with a steamer alongside
by Colin Campbell
Fri Aug 11, 2017 8:47 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Partick Pier
Replies: 3
Views: 954

Re: Partick Pier

Think that will be D & W Henderson yard or the old 'Anchor Line' as we called it as weans. A & J Inglis was more in the River Kelvin.
Stand to be corrected of course.
by Colin Campbell
Fri Aug 04, 2017 3:13 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: alhama 1956
Replies: 11
Views: 1655

Re: alhama 1956

Dimensions 334.8 ft long x 47.2 ft broad x19.0 ft depth.

Later on Teesship website they have another sale within Lebanon to Paul Artine Ardhaaijd, Beirut and finally going to shipbreaker in Shanghai on 18/02/1974
by Colin Campbell
Fri Aug 04, 2017 3:03 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: alhama 1956
Replies: 11
Views: 1655

Re: alhama 1956

Visit to Mitchell Library in Glasgow this morning and looked for ALHAMA in the Lloyds Register they hold. Ship built in 1948 by W. Gray & Co.Ltd., West Hartlepool as BESSEGGEN for Norwegian owner. Rederie Besseggan A/S., (Chr. Ostberg, Manager) Oslo, Norway. Triple expansion 3Cyl. Steam Engine (21.5...
by Colin Campbell
Mon Jul 31, 2017 8:30 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: alhama 1956
Replies: 11
Views: 1655

Re: alhama 1956

Pretty sure she was a steamship therefore "ss" would apply. Found little more:- Built 1948 2346tons Actual owner styled Mossgiel Steam Ship Co.Ltd. John Bruce & Co. (Shipping) Ltd., 75 Bothwell Street, Glasgow. There is a site based in New Zealand which records ships world-wide. You can get 7 days f...
by Colin Campbell
Fri Jul 28, 2017 8:59 am
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: alhama 1956
Replies: 11
Views: 1655

Re: alhama 1956

Heres the place for you to try....... Lloyds Register. London.

www.lrfoundation.org.uk/public_education/

this page as a ship enquiry piece on the right hand side.

Colin
by Colin Campbell
Thu Jul 27, 2017 6:33 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: alhama 1956
Replies: 11
Views: 1655

Re: alhama 1956

The photograph is of the ship you have an interest in. Remember her in Glasgow 1950s

Here are earlier ships named ALHAMA that I found
One lost WW1 26/04/1917 one lost WW2 24/10/1941
by Colin Campbell
Thu Jul 27, 2017 6:41 am
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: alhama 1956
Replies: 11
Views: 1655

Re: alhama 1956

Photograph from old Clydesite from the late Bobby Sinclair.
Think her owners were John Bruce and Co., Glasgow.
Best I can offer. Sorry.
296048   Alhama.jpg
by Colin Campbell
Fri Jul 14, 2017 6:03 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: PS WAVERLEY 2017
Replies: 101
Views: 14575

Re: PS WAVERLEY 2017 Glasgow Fair Friday

What happened to Waverley today?. Decided to take grandson to Dunoon by bus with the intention of returning on 1515hrs Dunoon to Glasgow sailing. Crossing Kingston Bridge on 1118 bus noticed W still at Science Centre. Dunoon trip very nice but back home on bus again. Magills bus bargain Accompanied ...

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