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by Dennis Maccoy
Sun Nov 19, 2017 9:07 pm
Forum: Netherlands
Topic: Identification Request
Replies: 5
Views: 295

Re: Identification Request

Certainly an unusual conversion - perhaps the additional bow structure was built and fitted as two separate pieces - one of life's mysteries!
by Dennis Maccoy
Sun Nov 19, 2017 6:39 pm
Forum: Netherlands
Topic: Identification Request
Replies: 5
Views: 295

Re: Identification Request

Thanks Henk - good detective work. I presume that the modified bow is for icebreaking in harbour or on the Kiel canal.
Regards,
Dennis.
by Dennis Maccoy
Sun Nov 12, 2017 9:29 pm
Forum: Petersen & Alpers
Topic: HANS (2)
Replies: 5
Views: 685

Re: HANS (2)

At Hamburg on 7 May 1989.
Hans, Hamburg, 7 May 1989_1.jpg
by Dennis Maccoy
Thu Oct 26, 2017 7:43 pm
Forum: Shipping at Ayr and Troon
Topic: GLENFYNE, SEALIGHT & POLARLIGHT
Replies: 0
Views: 144

GLENFYNE, SEALIGHT & POLARLIGHT

Glenlight's Glenfyne, Sealight and Polarlight at Ayr on 4 August 1981.
Glenfyne, Sealight & Polarlight, 4 August 1981 - Copy_1_1.jpg
by Dennis Maccoy
Thu Oct 26, 2017 6:40 pm
Forum: Shipping at Ayr and Troon
Topic: VIRGILIA
Replies: 2
Views: 252

Re: VIRGILIA

At Ayr again on 4 August 1981.
Virgilia, 4 August 1981_1.jpg
by Dennis Maccoy
Thu Oct 26, 2017 6:37 pm
Forum: Clyde-Built Ships: Photography
Topic: M.V. Saturn on launch day
Replies: 8
Views: 1110

Re: M.V. Saturn on launch day

In Rothesay Bay on 29 July 1981.
Saturn, 29 July 1981_1.jpg
by Dennis Maccoy
Thu Oct 26, 2017 6:23 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: SOUND OF SANDA (1938)
Replies: 1
Views: 188

SOUND OF SANDA (1938)

Sound of Sanda (completed as Lymington by Denny in 1938) leaving Hunter's Quay on 29 July 1981.
Sound of Sanda, 29 July 1981_1_1.jpg
by Dennis Maccoy
Mon Oct 02, 2017 7:38 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: The Lower Reaches at Work
Replies: 66
Views: 23500

Re: The Lower Reaches at Work

Columba approaching Gourock on a blustery 31 December 1980.
Columba, 31 December 1980A_1.jpg
by Dennis Maccoy
Mon Oct 02, 2017 7:31 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: MV JUPITER
Replies: 5
Views: 1431

Re: MV JUPITER

Outward from Gourock on a blustery 31 December 1980.
Jupiter, 31 December 1980A_1.jpg
by Dennis Maccoy
Mon Oct 02, 2017 7:27 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: SOUND OF SHUNA (1962)
Replies: 1
Views: 523

Re: SOUND OF SHUNA (1962)

And again on 31 December 1980.
Sound of Shuna, 31 December 1980_1.jpg
by Dennis Maccoy
Mon Oct 02, 2017 7:22 pm
Forum: Shipping at Ayr and Troon
Topic: HOLLAND 1
Replies: 0
Views: 350

HOLLAND 1

The dredger Holland 1 at Troon on 28 December 1980.
Holland 1, Troon, 28 December 1980_1.jpg
by Dennis Maccoy
Mon Oct 02, 2017 4:27 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: The Lower Reaches at Work
Replies: 66
Views: 23500

Re: The Lower Reaches at Work

Fisheries Cruiser Vigilant, from Denny in 1936, in James Watt Dock on 19 October 1980.
Vigilant, 19 October 1980A Copy_2_1.jpg
by Dennis Maccoy
Mon Oct 02, 2017 4:07 pm
Forum: Svitzer Fleet
Topic: THUNDERER
Replies: 3
Views: 392

Re: THUNDERER

Thunderer at Greenock on 19 October 1980.
Thunderer, 19 October 1980 _1_1.jpg
by Dennis Maccoy
Mon Oct 02, 2017 3:52 pm
Forum: Clyde Shipowners
Topic: Clyde Shipping Co. Ltd.
Replies: 11
Views: 1358

Re: Clyde Shipping Co. Ltd.

Flying Scout et al at Greenock on 19 October 1980.
Flying Scout, 19 October 1980A_1.jpg
by Dennis Maccoy
Mon Oct 02, 2017 3:39 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: The Lower Reaches at Work
Replies: 66
Views: 23500

Re: The Lower Reaches at Work

Hapag Lloyd's converted container ship Erlangen Express, from Howaldtswerke-DW at Ross in 1970, heading upriver on 19 October 1980.
Erlangen Express, 11 October 1980_1.jpg
by Dennis Maccoy
Mon Oct 02, 2017 3:13 pm
Forum: Shipping at Ayr and Troon
Topic: DROXFORD
Replies: 0
Views: 199

DROXFORD

A couple of rather gloomy pictures of Risdon Beazley's salvage vessel Droxford, from John Lewis at Aberdeen in 1958, at Troon for demolition in 1980.
Droxford, Troon, 18 October 1980_2_1.jpg
18 October 1980
Droxford, Troon, 12 December 1980_1.jpg
12 December 1980
by Dennis Maccoy
Sat Sep 30, 2017 2:08 pm
Forum: Shipping at Ayr and Troon
Topic: ARUNTO
Replies: 0
Views: 220

ARUNTO

The Norwegian Arunto, completed as Brunto by Neptun VEB at Rostock in 1966, at Ayr on 6 August 1980.
Arunto, Ayr, 6 August 1980_1.jpg
by Dennis Maccoy
Sat Sep 30, 2017 1:57 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: BALLYKELLY at Ayr
Replies: 3
Views: 418

Re: BALLYKELLY at Ayr

Ballykelly leaving Ayr, loaded with coal, on 6 August 1980.
Ballykelly, Ayr, 6 August 1980 (2)_1.jpg
by Dennis Maccoy
Sat Sep 30, 2017 1:31 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: The Lower Reaches at Work
Replies: 66
Views: 23500

Re: The Lower Reaches at Work

Fisheries Patrol Vessel Jura, from Hall Russell at Aberdeen in 1973 and the progenitor of the RN's Island Class OPVs, in James Watt Dock on 5 August 1980.
Jura, 5 August 1980A_1.jpg
by Dennis Maccoy
Fri Sep 29, 2017 9:54 pm
Forum: Shipping at Ayr and Troon
Topic: VIRGILIA
Replies: 2
Views: 252

VIRGILIA

Gracechurch Line's Virgilia, from Waterhuizen in 1970, at Ayr on 29 July 1980.
Virgilia, Ayr, 29 July 1980_1.jpg
by Dennis Maccoy
Fri Sep 29, 2017 9:38 pm
Forum: Clyde-Built Ships: Photography
Topic: P.S. WAVERLEY
Replies: 13
Views: 2473

Re: P.S. WAVERLEY

At Tarbert on 29 July 1980.
Waverley, Tarbert, 29 July 1980 A_1.jpg
by Dennis Maccoy
Fri Sep 29, 2017 8:33 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: WRESTLER (1964)
Replies: 0
Views: 209

WRESTLER (1964)

Wrestler, completed as Reagarth in 1964, heading down the estuary on 29 July 1980.
Wrestler, 29 July 1980_2_1.jpg
by Dennis Maccoy
Thu Sep 28, 2017 4:43 pm
Forum: Humber
Topic: PS LINCOLN CASTLE
Replies: 5
Views: 1711

Re: PS LINCOLN CASTLE

At New Holland on 7 August 1971.
Lincoln Castle, New Holland, 7 August 1971_1_1.jpg
by Dennis Maccoy
Tue Sep 26, 2017 6:37 pm
Forum: UK & Ireland
Topic: PRINCESS ELIZABETH
Replies: 1
Views: 252

Re: PRINCESS ELIZABETH

Same location and similar stae of the tide on 27 July 1975.
Princess Elizabeth, London, 27 July 1975A_1_1.jpg
by Dennis Maccoy
Tue Aug 29, 2017 7:22 pm
Forum: Clyde-Built Ships: Photography
Topic: MALBORK II 1980: Govan Shipbuilders Govan
Replies: 1
Views: 362

Re: MALBORK II 1980: Govan Shipbuilders Govan

At Rotterdam on 3 August 1990.
Malbork ll, Rotterdam, 3 August 1990_1.jpg
by Dennis Maccoy
Sat Jul 15, 2017 1:19 pm
Forum: RN Warships and Auxiliaries built on the Clyde
Topic: Fife 1964 HMS - Guided Missile Destroyer
Replies: 1
Views: 347

Re: Fife 1964 HMS - Guided Missile Destroyer

Blanco Encalada & Bristol, 16 August 1987_1.jpg
At Portsmouth as Blanco Encalada on 16 Augst 1987, a few days after transfer to Chile. HMS Bristol inboard.
by Dennis Maccoy
Mon Jul 03, 2017 1:52 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: ROUNTON GRANGE
Replies: 1
Views: 355

Re: ROUNTON GRANGE

Rounton Grange in Glasgow on a wintry 27 December 1982.
Rounton Grange, 27 December 1982A_1.jpg
by Dennis Maccoy
Sun Jul 02, 2017 1:44 pm
Forum: Netherlands
Topic: Identification Request
Replies: 5
Views: 295

Identification Request

I photographed this vessel at Ridderkerk on 23 June this year, whilst on a Waterbus journey between Dordrecht and Rotterdam. The name has been removed but a port of registry of Rendsburg is visible. I thought at first that it was a tug-barge unit but closer inspection seems to suggest either remarka...
by Dennis Maccoy
Mon Jun 12, 2017 5:09 pm
Forum: Clyde-Built Ships: Photography
Topic: GLEN SANNOX 1957 Ailsa Troon
Replies: 8
Views: 1301

Re: GLEN SANNOX 1957 Ailsa Troon

In the haze in Brodick Bay on 28 July 1980.
Glen Sannox, 28 July 1980_1.jpg
by Dennis Maccoy
Mon Jun 12, 2017 4:23 pm
Forum: Shipping at Ayr and Troon
Topic: BALLYRORY
Replies: 0
Views: 263

BALLYRORY

Kelly's Ballyrory, from Hall Russell at Aberdeen in 1963, loading coal at Ayr on 28 July 1980.
Ballyrory, 28 July 1980_1.jpg
by Dennis Maccoy
Sat May 06, 2017 11:36 am
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Queen Mary II
Replies: 23
Views: 4290

Re: Queen Mary II

During her time in London, Queen Mary still displaying Christmas decorations on 8 January 1989.
Queen Mary, 8 January 1989_1.jpg
by Dennis Maccoy
Thu May 04, 2017 7:31 pm
Forum: Clyde-Built Ships: Photography
Topic: OXFORDSHIRE 1957: Fairfield Glasgow
Replies: 4
Views: 926

Re: OXFORDSHIRE 1957: Fairfield Glasgow

As Fairstar at Sydney on 9 October 1988.
Fairstar, 9 October 1988 (1)_1.jpg
Fairstar, 9 October 1988 (2)_1_1.jpg
Fairstar, 9 October 1988 (3)_1_1.jpg
by Dennis Maccoy
Thu May 04, 2017 7:22 pm
Forum: RN Warships and Auxiliaries built on the Clyde
Topic: Intrepid 1967 - LPD
Replies: 2
Views: 450

Intrepid 1967 - LPD

The RN's second LPD was completed at Clydebank early in 1967 and is seen here, during working-up, at Portsmouth on 3 July 1967.
Intrepid, 3 July 1967 (1)_2_1.jpg
Intrepid, 3 July 1967 (2)_1.jpg
by Dennis Maccoy
Fri Apr 28, 2017 8:39 pm
Forum: RN Warships and Auxiliaries built on the Clyde
Topic: Onslow 1969 RAN - Submarine
Replies: 0
Views: 227

Onslow 1969 RAN - Submarine

Onslow, the last of Scott's first group of O class for the RAN, at the RAN Bicentennial Fleet Review in Sydney on 1 October 1988.
by Dennis Maccoy
Fri Apr 28, 2017 8:32 pm
Forum: RN Warships and Auxiliaries built on the Clyde
Topic: Oxley - 1967 RAN Submarine
Replies: 0
Views: 209

Oxley - 1967 RAN Submarine

Oxley, Scott's first O class for the RAN, at the RAN Bicentennial Fleet Review in Sydney on 1 October 1988.
Oxley, 1 October 1988_1_1.jpg
by Dennis Maccoy
Fri Apr 28, 2017 8:25 pm
Forum: RN Warships and Auxiliaries built on the Clyde
Topic: Orion - 1977 RAN Submarine
Replies: 0
Views: 228

Orion - 1977 RAN Submarine

Orion, one of the troubled final pair of O class for the RAN from Scott's, in James Watt Dock on 28 July 1977, soon after delivery.
Orion, 28 July 1977_1.jpg
by Dennis Maccoy
Sat Apr 15, 2017 2:48 pm
Forum: Clyde-Built Ships: Photography
Topic: M.V. Saturn on launch day
Replies: 8
Views: 1110

Re: M.V. Saturn on launch day

Saturn at Wemyss Bay on 23 December 1979.
Saturn, 23 December 1979A_1.jpg
by Dennis Maccoy
Sat Apr 15, 2017 2:45 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Troon-built M.V. GOLENIOW
Replies: 2
Views: 677

Re: Troon-built M.V. GOLENIOW

Goleniow outfitting at Troon on 23 December 1979.
Goleniow, 23 December 1979_1.jpg
by Dennis Maccoy
Sat Apr 15, 2017 2:23 pm
Forum: Clyde-Built Ships: Photography
Topic: BARON STRANRAER 1929 - Lithgows
Replies: 7
Views: 756

Re: BARON STRANRAER 1929 - Lithgows

On the day of her grounding, 20 January 1963 and a couple of months later - March 1963.
Adelfotis ll, 20 January 1963_4_1.JPG
Adelfotis ll March 1963_1.jpg
by Dennis Maccoy
Sat Apr 15, 2017 2:09 pm
Forum: Clyde-Built Ships: Photography
Topic: KOPALNIA SIERSZA 1980 - Govan
Replies: 4
Views: 578

Re: KOPALNIA SIERSZA 1980 - Govan

Kopalnia Siersza and Kopalnia Jastrzebie outfitting at Govan on 29 July 1979.
by Dennis Maccoy
Sat Apr 15, 2017 1:56 pm
Forum: Clyde-Built Ships: Photography
Topic: WIELUN
Replies: 0
Views: 416

WIELUN

Another of the smaller bulk carriers built by British Shipbuilders, mainly on the Clyde, for Anglo Polish Shipping in the seventies - Wielun at Scotstoun on 29 July 1979.
Wielun, Scotstoun, 29 July 1979A_1.jpg
by Dennis Maccoy
Sat Apr 15, 2017 1:51 pm
Forum: Clyde-Built Ships: Photography
Topic: WYSZKOW, LOMZA and CHORZOW
Replies: 0
Views: 431

WYSZKOW, LOMZA and CHORZOW

Three of the smaller bulk carriers built by British Shipbuilders, mainly on the Clyde, for Anglo Polish Shipping in the seventies. Wyszkow, Lomza and Chorzow at Scotstoun on 29 July 1979.
by Dennis Maccoy
Sat Apr 15, 2017 1:43 pm
Forum: Clyde-Built Ships: Photography
Topic: GARROCH HEAD: Lamont 1977
Replies: 1
Views: 513

Re: GARROCH HEAD: Lamont 1977

At her usual berth on 29 July 1979.
Garroch Head, 29 July 1979_1.jpg
by Dennis Maccoy
Sat Apr 15, 2017 1:35 pm
Forum: Clyde-Built Ships: Photography
Topic: CARRON and LAGGAN; Scott, Bowling 1979
Replies: 1
Views: 438

Re: CARRON and LAGGAN; Scott, Bowling 1979

Laggan completing at Bowling on 29 July 1979.
Laggan, 29 July 1979_2_1.jpg
by Dennis Maccoy
Sat Apr 15, 2017 1:06 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: ESSO MILFORD HAVEN
Replies: 1
Views: 527

ESSO MILFORD HAVEN

Esso Milford Haven, from Gothenburg in 1968, at Old Kilpatrick on 29 July 1979.
Esso Milford Haven, Bowling, 29 July 1979_1.jpg
by Dennis Maccoy
Sat Apr 15, 2017 1:00 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: The Lower Reaches at Work
Replies: 66
Views: 23500

Re: The Lower Reaches at Work

Completed in 1979 by Smith's Docks on the Tees for Ellerman Wilson but not accepted, the RoRo Cavallo laid-up at Greenock on 29 July 1979.
Cavallo, 29 July 1979_1_1.jpg
by Dennis Maccoy
Sat Apr 15, 2017 12:47 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: The Lower Reaches at Work
Replies: 66
Views: 23500

Re: The Lower Reaches at Work

The Jack-Up drill rig Penrod 81 off Rosneath Point on 29 July 1979.
Penrod 81, 29 July 1979_1.jpg
by Dennis Maccoy
Sat Apr 15, 2017 12:39 pm
Forum: Clyde-Built Ships: Photography
Topic: JUNO
Replies: 1
Views: 647

Re: JUNO

And leaving Dunoon on 29 July 1979.
Juno, 29 July 1979A_1_1.jpg
by Dennis Maccoy
Sat Apr 15, 2017 12:32 pm
Forum: Clyde-Built Ships: Photography
Topic: GLEN SANNOX 1957 Ailsa Troon
Replies: 8
Views: 1301

Re: GLEN SANNOX 1957 Ailsa Troon

Arriving at Largs on 29 July 1979.
Glen Sannox, 29 July 1979A_1.jpg
by Dennis Maccoy
Sat Apr 15, 2017 12:29 pm
Forum: Shipping at Ayr and Troon
Topic: WAVERLEY
Replies: 0
Views: 407

WAVERLEY

Waverley arriving at Troon on 29 July 1979.
Waverley, 29 July 1979 (1)_1.jpg

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