Search found 401 matches

by Dennis Maccoy
Sun Dec 24, 2017 9:07 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: The Lower Reaches at Work
Replies: 69
Views: 24705

Re: The Lower Reaches at Work

Seaforth Clansman, from Cochrane at Selby in 1977, off the northern tip of Arran on 30 July 1984.
Seaforth Clansman, 30 July 1984 (2)_1.jpg
by Dennis Maccoy
Sun Dec 24, 2017 8:57 pm
Forum: Clyde-Built Ships: Photography
Topic: RHUM
Replies: 0
Views: 105

RHUM

Rhum, from James Lamont at Port Glasgow in 1973, at Lochranza on 30 July 1984.
Rhum, 30 July 1984_1.jpg
by Dennis Maccoy
Sun Dec 24, 2017 7:44 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: isle of arran
Replies: 3
Views: 777

Re: isle of arran

Isle of Arran leaving Brodick on 20 July 1984, soon after entering service.
Isle of Arran, 30 July 1984 (1) _1.jpg
Isle of Arran, 30 July 1984 (2) _1.jpg
by Dennis Maccoy
Sun Dec 24, 2017 7:18 pm
Forum: Shipping at Ayr and Troon
Topic: BALLYRUSH
Replies: 0
Views: 91

BALLYRUSH

Kelly's Ballyrush, from Hall Russell at Aberdeen in 1962, entering Ayr on 28 July 1984.
Ballyrush, 28 July 1984 _1.jpg
by Dennis Maccoy
Sun Dec 24, 2017 7:05 pm
Forum: Shipping at Ayr and Troon
Topic: CASTLE
Replies: 0
Views: 64

CASTLE

The 1963 built tug Castle at Ayr on 28 July 1984.
Castle, 28 July 1984 _1.jpg
by Dennis Maccoy
Sun Dec 24, 2017 6:55 pm
Forum: Clyde-Built Ships: Photography
Topic: M.V. Saturn on launch day
Replies: 9
Views: 1428

Re: M.V. Saturn on launch day

At a very busy Rothesay Pier on 26 July 1984.
Saturn, 26 July 1984 _1_1.jpg
by Dennis Maccoy
Sun Dec 24, 2017 6:34 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: The Lower Reaches at Work
Replies: 69
Views: 24705

Re: The Lower Reaches at Work

Glenlight's Glenetive and Polarlight in Victoria Harbour on 22 April 1984.
Glenetive & Polarlight, 22 April 1984 _2_1.jpg
by Dennis Maccoy
Sun Dec 24, 2017 6:05 pm
Forum: Clyde-Built Ships: Photography
Topic: DAWNLIGHT
Replies: 0
Views: 75

DAWNLIGHT

Dawnlight, from Scott's at Greenock in 1965, in Victoria Harbour on 22 April 1984.
Dawnlight 1, 22 April 1984 _2_1.jpg
by Dennis Maccoy
Sun Dec 24, 2017 5:20 pm
Forum: Clyde-Built Ships: Photography
Topic: GLENFYNE
Replies: 0
Views: 77

GLENFYNE

Completed by Scott's at Bowling in 1965, Glenfyne at Kyle of Lochalsh on 1 August 1983.
Glenfyne, 1 August 1983 _1_1.jpg
by Dennis Maccoy
Sun Dec 24, 2017 4:34 pm
Forum: Clyde-Built Ships: Photography
Topic: WILTON 1983 - Brown Greenock
Replies: 1
Views: 258

Re: WILTON 1983 - Brown Greenock

Being completed in James Watt Dock, Greenock, after George Brown's demise. 27 July 1983.
Wilton, 27 July 1983_1.jpg
by Dennis Maccoy
Sun Dec 24, 2017 4:16 pm
Forum: TUGS AND TOWING
Topic: BRANDON BAY
Replies: 1
Views: 618

Re: BRANDON BAY

At Greenock on 27 July 1983.
Brandon Bay, 27 July 1983_1.jpg
by Dennis Maccoy
Sun Dec 24, 2017 4:11 pm
Forum: Shipping at Ayr and Troon
Topic: CERES
Replies: 0
Views: 70

CERES

The tug Ceres, from Isaac Pimblott at Northwich in 1961, entering Ayr on 24 July 1983.
Ceres, 24 July 1983_1.jpg
by Dennis Maccoy
Sun Dec 24, 2017 3:42 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Glasgow ...The Port at Work
Replies: 262
Views: 83119

Re: Glasgow ...The Port at Work

And sistership Thetis, also from the Wear in 1974.
Thetis, 27 December 1982 _1.jpg
by Dennis Maccoy
Sun Dec 24, 2017 3:41 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Glasgow ...The Port at Work
Replies: 262
Views: 83119

Re: Glasgow ...The Port at Work

Then the bulk carrier Melete, from the Wear in 1975.
Melete, 27 December 1982 _1.jpg
by Dennis Maccoy
Sun Dec 24, 2017 3:40 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Glasgow ...The Port at Work
Replies: 262
Views: 83119

Re: Glasgow ...The Port at Work

Then the Canadian built Ro Ro Grand Encounter, built as Laurentian Forest in 1972.
Grand Encounter, 27 December 1982 _1_1.jpg
by Dennis Maccoy
Sun Dec 24, 2017 3:38 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Glasgow ...The Port at Work
Replies: 262
Views: 83119

Re: Glasgow ...The Port at Work

Not quite "The Port at Work" but there were four ships totalling almost 234,000 dwt between the site of the former General Terminus Quay and Plantation Quay on 27 December 1982.

First viewtopic.php?f=2&t=39748&p=78606&hilit ... nge#p78606
by Dennis Maccoy
Sun Dec 24, 2017 2:39 pm
Forum: Clyde-Built Ships: Photography
Topic: VIGILANT 1982 - Ferguson
Replies: 2
Views: 155

Re: VIGILANT 1982 - Ferguson

Vigilant in James Watt Dock on a cold & damp 27 December 1982.
Vigilant, 27 December 1982 - (2)_1.jpg
by Dennis Maccoy
Sun Dec 24, 2017 2:29 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: MV CLANSMAN
Replies: 13
Views: 2987

Re: MV CLANSMAN

And approaching Brodick on 4 August 1982.
Clansman, 4 August 1982_1.jpg
by Dennis Maccoy
Sun Dec 24, 2017 2:15 pm
Forum: Clyde-Built Ships: Photography
Topic: GLEN SANNOX 1957 Ailsa Troon
Replies: 9
Views: 1730

Re: GLEN SANNOX 1957 Ailsa Troon

At Rothesay on 1 August 1982.
Glen Sannox, 1 August 1982_1.jpg
by Dennis Maccoy
Sun Dec 24, 2017 2:04 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: The Lower Reaches at Work
Replies: 69
Views: 24705

Re: The Lower Reaches at Work

A slightly brighter view of Jura, in the same location as above, on 30 July 1982.
Jura, 30 July 1982 _1.jpg
by Dennis Maccoy
Thu Nov 30, 2017 12:15 pm
Forum: Clyde-Built Ships: Photography
Topic: IVERNIA 1955: John Brown Clydebank
Replies: 5
Views: 618

Re: IVERNIA 1955: John Brown Clydebank

Under conversion to Fyodor Shalyapin at Smith's Docks North Shields on 13 October 1973 with Leonid Sobinov (Saxonia) inboard.
Fydor Shalyapin, 13 October 1973 (1) A_2_1.jpg
Fydor Shalyapin, 13 October 1978 (3) A_1.jpg
by Dennis Maccoy
Thu Nov 30, 2017 12:11 pm
Forum: Clyde-Built Ships: Photography
Topic: IVERNIA 1955: John Brown Clydebank
Replies: 5
Views: 618

Re: IVERNIA 1955: John Brown Clydebank

As Franconia at Southampton in August 1966.
Franconia, Southampton, August 1966 A_1.jpg
by Dennis Maccoy
Thu Nov 30, 2017 11:55 am
Forum: Clyde-Built Ships: Photography
Topic: SAXONIA 1954: John Brown Clydebank
Replies: 2
Views: 249

Re: SAXONIA 1954: John Brown Clydebank

Saxonia as Leonid Sobinov at Smith's Docks, North Shields.
Leonid Sobinov, 27 October 1973 A_2_1.jpg
During conversion, 27 October 1973 with Fydor Shalyapin (Ivernia) inboard.
Leonid Sobinov, 14 October 1978 A_2_1.jpg
Back for refit, 14 October 1978.
by Dennis Maccoy
Sun Nov 19, 2017 9:07 pm
Forum: Netherlands
Topic: Identification Request
Replies: 5
Views: 497

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: 497

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: 962

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: 319

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: 434

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: 9
Views: 1428

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: 294

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: 69
Views: 24705

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: 1651

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: 653

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: 501

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: 69
Views: 24705

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: 587

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: 1705

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: 69
Views: 24705

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: 354

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: 402

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: 583

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: 69
Views: 24705

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: 434

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: 2844

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: 386

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: 1989

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: 509

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: 531

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: 511

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: 484

Re: ROUNTON GRANGE

Rounton Grange in Glasgow on a wintry 27 December 1982.
Rounton Grange, 27 December 1982A_1.jpg

Go to advanced search