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by Colin Campbell
Thu Nov 23, 2017 11:17 am
Forum: Clyde Shipowners
Topic: Shipbreaking at Troon - LADY EMERALD scrapped 1960
Replies: 0
Views: 41

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: 111

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: 80

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: 157

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: 248

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: 334

Re: SHANNON

SHANNON on the Clyde.
by Colin Campbell
Sat Oct 14, 2017 7:12 pm
Forum: Wijsmuller
Topic: SHANNON
Replies: 3
Views: 334

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: 563

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: 4499

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: 8202

Re: PS WAVERLEY 2017

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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: 178
Views: 18665

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: 652

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: 178
Views: 18665

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: 652

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: 405

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: 405

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: 904

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: 904

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: 904

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: 904

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: 904

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: 904

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.
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by Colin Campbell
Fri Jul 14, 2017 6:03 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: PS WAVERLEY 2017
Replies: 101
Views: 8202

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 ...
by Colin Campbell
Mon Jun 05, 2017 4:38 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Burns & Laird Lines
Replies: 1
Views: 412

Re: Burns & Laird Lines

"The Smertest Ships in Tred" as Para Handy would say.
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Irish Coast - Scottish Coast - Royal Scotsman
by Colin Campbell
Mon May 29, 2017 4:06 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: PS WAVERLEY 2017
Replies: 101
Views: 8202

Re: PS WAVERLEY 2017

Waverley from Bells Bridge.
by Colin Campbell
Sat May 27, 2017 8:21 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: PS WAVERLEY 2017
Replies: 101
Views: 8202

Re: PS WAVERLEY 2017

One more try
by Colin Campbell
Sat May 27, 2017 8:13 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: PS WAVERLEY 2017
Replies: 101
Views: 8202

Re: PS WAVERLEY 2017

Thought I had put both on together.
by Colin Campbell
Sat May 27, 2017 8:09 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: PS WAVERLEY 2017
Replies: 101
Views: 8202

Re: PS WAVERLEY 2017

ImageCouple of early morning shots of her prior to the first sail of the season. Think she was looking particularly smart
by Colin Campbell
Fri May 26, 2017 9:26 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: PS WAVERLEY 2017
Replies: 101
Views: 8202

Re: PS WAVERLEY 2017

Was on board today. We spent 15/20mins extra time taking on water in Greenock. then at Largs after the new passengers had boarded it was announced that Dunoon and Cruise were cancelled because of a boiler problem. We stayed alongside at Largs and departed at scheduled time of 1630hrs. The run home w...
by Colin Campbell
Tue Apr 18, 2017 8:22 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: The Future of the Clyde
Replies: 7
Views: 1658

Re: The Future of the Clyde

Harbour & Traffic Department Glasgow 28/10/1957. Berthage Provisionally Allocated To Vessels Due or Expected. Clyde Navigation Trust. Mountpark Due 29th 225t Iron Ore Rothesay Dock World Luck 31st 9500t Iron Ore Rothesay Dock Diamantis Pateras 1st 10850t Iron Ore Rothesay Dock Khios Breeze 2nd 10309...
by Colin Campbell
Wed Mar 22, 2017 5:07 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: TULIPBANK
Replies: 2
Views: 598

Re: TULIPBANK

TULIPBANK.jpg Indeed one of those vessels you saw most days and never bothered to photograph like hoppers and dredgers and floating crane. Funny enough tugs had a different aura. Just yesterday tried to diditise a photograph I bought at a Shiplovers table-top sale. Hope this works......... Thanks o...
by Colin Campbell
Tue Mar 21, 2017 11:57 am
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Glasgow ...The Port at Work
Replies: 254
Views: 78900

Re: Glasgow ...The Port at Work

Rare visitor for central Glasgow was the JUPITER making her way upriver to berth at the east side of Yorkhill basin.
Also a rare event to have a visit from another passenger ship ANASTASIS berthed on the west side of the basin
by Colin Campbell
Thu Mar 09, 2017 4:21 pm
Forum: Clyde Shipbuilders
Topic: Govan Graving Docks
Replies: 1
Views: 667

Govan Graving Docks

Picked up this leaflet in Fairfield Heritage Centre.
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by Colin Campbell
Sun Mar 05, 2017 10:14 am
Forum: Clyde-Built Ships: Photography
Topic: LAIRDSGLEN 1954: Ardrossan Dockyard
Replies: 2
Views: 624

Re: LAIRDSGLEN 1954: Ardrossan Dockyard

Memories...Memories ... Dennis. Another excellent set of memories. Moved a couple again into Database. Thank you for putting them up Liked them a lot Colin
by Colin Campbell
Tue Feb 14, 2017 7:18 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Queen Mary II
Replies: 23
Views: 4305

Re: Queen Mary II

A couple of views from Govan Road today[IMAImageGE][/IMAGE]
by Colin Campbell
Mon Jan 30, 2017 7:38 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: The Future of the Clyde
Replies: 7
Views: 1658

Re: The Future of the Clyde

Allan, Wonder if this info is of any use to you. My father was a Deputy Harbour Master covering Meadowside and Merklands and for some reason I noted a selection of arrivals 1962. 2/7 GLOXINIA from Fremantle Barley Sailed 9/7 for Toledo 4/7 PROSPERO from Baieu Comeau Grain Sailed 11/7 Tail of the Ban...
by Colin Campbell
Fri Dec 30, 2016 10:02 am
Forum: Clyde-Built Ships: Photography
Topic: KING GEORGE V
Replies: 6
Views: 1229

Re: KING GEORGE V

Here is a shot taken on board KGV as she leaves Bangor, Northern Ireland on that Ayr/Bangor trip arranged by Paul Clegg. After arrival at Bangor she did a run back across towards Portpatrick. Great dat out...started very misty but came away lovely.
King George at Bangor NI.jpg
by Colin Campbell
Tue Nov 29, 2016 8:53 am
Forum: UK & Ireland
Topic: VIKING VOYAGER
Replies: 0
Views: 414

VIKING VOYAGER

Entering Portsmouth
Viking Voyager.jpg
by Colin Campbell
Thu Oct 20, 2016 10:36 am
Forum: Foreign Naval Shipping
Topic: LEOPOLD I (F-930)
Replies: 1
Views: 540

Re: LEOPOLD I (F-930)

Outward bound for to join Joint Warrior exercise October 2016.

Passing Clydebank, River Clyde.
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by Colin Campbell
Mon Oct 17, 2016 9:59 pm
Forum: Clyde Shipowners
Topic: Clyde Shipping Co. Ltd.
Replies: 11
Views: 1362

Re: Clyde Shipping Co. Ltd.

Flying Phantom and Glenlee 1999
Glenlee & Flying Phantom.jpg
by Colin Campbell
Mon Oct 17, 2016 9:49 pm
Forum: Clyde Shipowners
Topic: Clyde Shipping Co. Ltd.
Replies: 11
Views: 1362

Re: Clyde Shipping Co. Ltd.

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Flying Fulmar:Point Spencer 16:2:92.jpg
by Colin Campbell
Mon Oct 17, 2016 9:40 pm
Forum: Clyde Shipowners
Topic: Clyde Shipping Co. Ltd.
Replies: 11
Views: 1362

Re: Clyde Shipping Co. Ltd.

Flying Fulmar and Point Spencer in Greenock.
by Colin Campbell
Mon Oct 17, 2016 9:22 pm
Forum: Clyde Shipowners
Topic: Clyde Shipping Co. Ltd.
Replies: 11
Views: 1362

Re: Clyde Shipping Co. Ltd.

Flying Fulmar in June 1987
by Colin Campbell
Mon Oct 17, 2016 9:16 pm
Forum: Clyde Shipowners
Topic: Clyde Shipping Co. Ltd.
Replies: 11
Views: 1362

Re: Clyde Shipping Co. Ltd.

Flying Scout at a Fairfields launch
Flying Scout.jpg
by Colin Campbell
Mon Oct 17, 2016 9:13 pm
Forum: Clyde Shipowners
Topic: Clyde Shipping Co. Ltd.
Replies: 11
Views: 1362

Re: Clyde Shipping Co. Ltd.

Flying Falcon in Queens Dock.
Flying Falcon .jpg
by Colin Campbell
Mon Oct 17, 2016 9:10 pm
Forum: Clyde Shipowners
Topic: Clyde Shipping Co. Ltd.
Replies: 11
Views: 1362

Re: Clyde Shipping Co. Ltd.

Flying Demon
Flying Demon in KGV.jpg
by Colin Campbell
Mon Oct 17, 2016 9:03 pm
Forum: Clyde Shipowners
Topic: Clyde Shipping Co. Ltd.
Replies: 11
Views: 1362

Re: Clyde Shipping Co. Ltd.

Flying Childers
Flying Childers Yorkhill.jpg
Flying Childers.jpg
by Colin Campbell
Mon Oct 17, 2016 9:00 pm
Forum: Clyde Shipowners
Topic: Clyde Shipping Co. Ltd.
Replies: 11
Views: 1362

Clyde Shipping Co. Ltd.

Flying Duck passing Dumbarton Rock.
Flying Duck Dumbarton .jpg
by Colin Campbell
Mon Oct 17, 2016 8:40 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Glasgow ...The Port at Work
Replies: 254
Views: 78900

Re: Glasgow ...The Port at Work

From a time when there were regular Easten European visitors into King George V Dock for crew changes and replenishing of store. Glasgow airport nice and handy and then off to sea again.. EDUARD CLAUDIUS from Erskine Bridge in the days when one could nip across the road. Edouard Claudius.jpg Edouard...
by Colin Campbell
Mon Oct 17, 2016 8:26 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Glasgow ...The Port at Work
Replies: 254
Views: 78900

Re: Glasgow ...The Port at Work

Booker Vulcan & tug VANGUARD.jpg

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