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by Deepol
Tue Jan 16, 2018 1:14 pm
Forum: RAIL
Topic: Overhauled at Derby
Replies: 0
Views: 45

Overhauled at Derby

Once so much part of the railway scene now replaced by road cranes chartered in: Carlisle Kingmoor's 75 ton Cowans Sheldon crane at Derby Works in April 1971 after overhaul.The Cowans Sheldon works were around Upperby.
by Deepol
Tue Jan 16, 2018 1:10 pm
Forum: Asia / Australasia / Africa / Americas
Topic: MACHAON
Replies: 0
Views: 40

MACHAON

Marvellous Airfoto card of Blue Funnel's MACHAON in the Malacca Strait. Named after the Greek mythological surgeon and physician she was built at the Caledon yard in 1960. Transferring to associate Elder Dempster's West Africa Service in the 1970s she gained an ED name OBUASI in 1977. Sold the follo...
by Deepol
Tue Jan 16, 2018 12:57 pm
Forum: UK & Ireland
Topic: TETELA
Replies: 1
Views: 36

Re: TETELA

The ships were steam powered and this is an advert for de Laval turbines featuring sister TURRIALBA.
by Deepol
Tue Jan 16, 2018 12:55 pm
Forum: UK & Ireland
Topic: TETELA
Replies: 1
Views: 36

TETELA

Surrey Shipping Company's reefer TETELA one of a series built by Bremer Vulkan. She was delivered in 1960 and served all her time with them and associate companies being broken up at Kaohsiung in January 1980
Photo courtesy Chris Howell collection/ Jones.
by Deepol
Tue Jan 16, 2018 12:51 pm
Forum: UK & Ireland
Topic: GRIT departs
Replies: 0
Views: 33

GRIT departs

Everard coaster GRIT outbound at South Shields in 1971. She was built in 1966 as DAGMAR STENHOJ.
As SAN CRISTOBAL she foundered on a voyage from Guayaquil to the Galapagos Islands in November 2014.
by Deepol
Tue Jan 16, 2018 12:47 pm
Forum: Rest of Europe
Topic: HECTOR HAWK
Replies: 0
Views: 41

HECTOR HAWK

Trials photo of the tanker HECTOR HAWK built at Tamise in 1959 for Hector Whaling. She was operated by British and Commonwealth.
Sold on in 1968 she became ACAMAR and as EVANTHIA M was broken up at Kaohsiung in 1982 by the Lih Yah Steel Company.
by Deepol
Tue Jan 16, 2018 12:43 pm
Forum: RAIL
Topic: D8234
Replies: 0
Views: 50

D8234

She was one of the 44 Type 1 locos built by the British Thomson-Houston and Yorkshire Engine Companies for BR in 1957. They served on the Eastern Region and this cutting of a photo was taken at Liverpool Street where they did pilot work. I liked these locos although personally never saw many of them...
by Deepol
Tue Jan 16, 2018 12:33 pm
Forum: RAIL
Topic: Queen of Scots Pullman
Replies: 4
Views: 565

Re: Queen of Scots Pullman

Another memory of the Queen of Scots with LNER C7 Class loco 2212 in charge. This was one of the last of the NER Raven Atlantics in service.
by Deepol
Tue Jan 16, 2018 12:28 pm
Forum: RAIL
Topic: 45501 ST DUNSTAN'S
Replies: 1
Views: 233

Re: 45501 ST DUNSTAN'S

45530 at Kingmoor Shed at Carlisle. Sir Frank Ree was a General Manager on the London and North Western Railway.
by Deepol
Tue Jan 16, 2018 12:25 pm
Forum: RAIL
Topic: Arriving for Fort William
Replies: 0
Views: 45

Arriving for Fort William

37422 arriving at Queen Street Low Level in June 1986 with the stock to form the 1650 to Fort William diverted because of engineering work at Cowlairs.
by Deepol
Tue Jan 16, 2018 12:20 pm
Forum: RAIL
Topic: 37401 Mary Queen of Scots
Replies: 0
Views: 40

37401 Mary Queen of Scots

Class 37/4 at Queen Street in July 1986 waiting to head uphill to Eastfield shed.
She is still around at Bo'ness where she has been restored.
by Deepol
Tue Jan 16, 2018 12:17 pm
Forum: RAIL
Topic: Bulks for Fort William
Replies: 0
Views: 40

Bulks for Fort William

The Blyth to Fort William bulk alumina train known as The Bulks at Singer in February 1986 headed by Class 37s 37407 and 37406.
by Deepol
Tue Jan 16, 2018 12:11 pm
Forum: Clyde-Built Ships: Photography
Topic: PRINCESS ELIZABETH 1930: Fairfield Shipbuilding and Engineering company, Govan
Replies: 0
Views: 79

PRINCESS ELIZABETH 1930: Fairfield Shipbuilding and Engineering company, Govan

For Canadian Pacific, she was launched on January 16th 1930 and entered service in March. She served till 1961 when she was sold to Epirotiki Lines, altered considerably and renamed PEGASUS undertaking Mediterranean cruises. In 1973 renamed HIGHLAND QUEEN she became an accommodation ship at Loch Kis...
by Deepol
Tue Jan 09, 2018 12:02 pm
Forum: Clyde-Built Ships: Photography
Topic: QUEEN ELIZABETH- John Brown 1940
Replies: 5
Views: 1509

Re: QUEEN ELIZABETH- John Brown 1940

Tragedy for her new owner and for this most legendary of Clyde built Cunarders- as Seawise University which caught fire and subsequently capsized off Hong Kong on 9th January 1972.
by Deepol
Mon Jan 08, 2018 1:16 pm
Forum: RAIL
Topic: Spotters
Replies: 17
Views: 2144

Re: Spotters

Another spotter memory. One of the Bulleid diesels at Euston with spotters.
by Deepol
Mon Jan 08, 2018 1:11 pm
Forum: RAIL
Topic: Spotters
Replies: 17
Views: 2144

Re: Spotters

A memorable day-pity about your bikes! I'm sure you got back OK, maybe on a trolleybus?
I've done Buchanan Street to St Rollox in the cab of a BR Standard 5. again can't remember which one....
by Deepol
Sun Dec 31, 2017 8:14 pm
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: The Year that's (almost) Awa'
Replies: 2
Views: 173

The Year that's (almost) Awa'

Thanks to all for your photos and posts over 2017. I have had great enjoyment looking at them and look forward to the same in 2018.
All the best for the New Year when it comes.
by Deepol
Wed Dec 20, 2017 8:35 am
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: QE2 Diary date
Replies: 0
Views: 151

QE2 Diary date

QE2 50 YEARS LATER - FREE EXHIBITION GLASGOW SCHOOL OF ART GROUND FLOOR/CORRIDOR, REID BUILDING, RENFREW STREET, GLASGOW 10 FEBRUARY - 4 MARCH 2018 1000-1630 every day A free exhibition curated by Bruce Peter which appears to cover the same scope as his paper, one of the best given at the QE2 50th A...
by Deepol
Tue Dec 19, 2017 10:28 am
Forum: Royal Navy Shipping
Topic: Whitehead
Replies: 1
Views: 320

Re: Whitehead

At James Watt Dock in 1976. She went to Indian breakers in 1993.
by Deepol
Tue Dec 19, 2017 10:25 am
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: A familiar sight
Replies: 0
Views: 146

A familiar sight

HNLMS ZUIDERKRUIS; this Royal Netherlands Navy fleet oiler seems to have been around for years and was always a welcome sight on the Clyde when visiting on exercises. This was taken in June 2005 as she anchored in Rothesay Bay, a long standing Naval Anchorage of course at the start of yet another JM...
by Deepol
Tue Dec 12, 2017 10:34 am
Forum: RAIL
Topic: Tragic anniversary
Replies: 0
Views: 163

Tragic anniversary

A tragic anniversary in the history of Britain's railways was commemorated recently; the rear end collision at Castlecary 80 years ago on the afternoon of December 10th 1937 claiming 35 lives and 170 or so injuries.
by Deepol
Tue Dec 12, 2017 10:27 am
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Glasgow ...The Port at Work
Replies: 262
Views: 83197

Re: Glasgow ...The Port at Work

Houlder's OCEAN TRANSPORT in KG5 in 1966. A Hawthorn Leslie ship she was completed in 1962.
ELLION HOPE was her new name on sale in 1980 and she was scrapped on Gadani Beach in February 1983.
by Deepol
Tue Dec 12, 2017 10:22 am
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Glasgow ...The Port at Work
Replies: 262
Views: 83197

Re: Glasgow ...The Port at Work

US Coast Guard vessel GALLATIN at Yorkhill in 1985. She was built at the Avondale yard in 1968.
by Deepol
Tue Dec 12, 2017 10:18 am
Forum: UK & Ireland
Topic: CHARISMA
Replies: 0
Views: 132

CHARISMA

From a tv documentary shots of a large Shetland based factory trawler.
by Deepol
Tue Dec 12, 2017 10:12 am
Forum: RAIL
Topic: Climbing to Kinbuck
Replies: 1
Views: 94

Re: Climbing to Kinbuck

Another shot from a BR Eastern Region Staff Magazine of 70003 at Doncaster in her GE days. They did work as far North as York.
by Deepol
Tue Dec 12, 2017 10:11 am
Forum: RAIL
Topic: Climbing to Kinbuck
Replies: 1
Views: 94

Climbing to Kinbuck

Cutting of Britannia Pacific 70003 JOHN BUNYAN storming up to Kinbuck, north of Dunblane in the mid 1960s with the 9.25am from Crewe to Perth, a regular Britannia turn till December 1966. Originally a Great Eastern allocated loco, along with other former GE Brits she ended her days at Kingmoor shed ...
by Deepol
Tue Dec 12, 2017 10:07 am
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Glasgow ...The Port at Work
Replies: 262
Views: 83197

Re: Glasgow ...The Port at Work

Bulker NOSIRA SHARON inbound at Erskine Bridge. She was built at Sunderland in 1981 and was named after the daughter of Mickey Arison the founder of Carnival Cruises her surname being reversed. Sold in 1989 she became BERTA DAN and as PARTNERSHIP she arrived on Gadani Beach during August 2012 for sc...
by Deepol
Tue Dec 12, 2017 10:05 am
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Glasgow ...The Port at Work
Replies: 262
Views: 83197

Re: Glasgow ...The Port at Work

Bulker SEATRANSPORT outbound from Rothesay Dock at Erskine in December 1978.
She was built at Osaka in 1971 and stayed with her original owners all her career being broken up at Kaohsiung in May 1986.
by Deepol
Tue Dec 12, 2017 10:01 am
Forum: UK & Ireland
Topic: BODMIN MOOR
Replies: 0
Views: 87

BODMIN MOOR

From the Clyde Shiplovers' Soc's collection this shot of the British Electricity Authority's collier on the Thames. She was built in 1950 by Austin's at Sunderland. In 1960 she became DEVON MOOR then VILLAMAR being converted to a chemical tanker. Her end came in December 1983 when she was broken up ...
by Deepol
Tue Dec 12, 2017 8:53 am
Forum: Clyde-Built Ships: Photography
Topic: FALLS OF CLYDE: Russell, Port Glasgow 1879
Replies: 0
Views: 129

FALLS OF CLYDE: Russell, Port Glasgow 1879

This sailing ship for Breakenridge's Falls Line was launched on December 12th 1878. She was registered in February 1879 but unclear if this was also her completion. Sold on in 1898, in 1899 she was reduced to a barque with passenger accommodation and was based at San Francisco. She then was converte...
by Deepol
Fri Dec 08, 2017 10:09 am
Forum: RAIL
Topic: Spotters
Replies: 17
Views: 2144

Re: Spotters

Another couple of spotter pics at Buchanan Street.
by Deepol
Fri Dec 08, 2017 9:59 am
Forum: RAIL
Topic: Diesel pioneers
Replies: 17
Views: 1489

Re: Diesel pioneers

10203 was 2000hp and was not fitted for multiple working. She was in essence the pioneer English Electric Type 4. This cutting shows her working the Royal Scot on her own in the Lune Gorge.
by Deepol
Fri Dec 08, 2017 9:56 am
Forum: UK & Ireland
Topic: RADNORSHIRE
Replies: 0
Views: 130

RADNORSHIRE

One of the eight Priam Class for Blue Funnel and Glen Lines she was built by Vickers Armstrongs on Tyneside in 1967. 1973 saw her transfer to Blue Funnel as PERSEUS and sold to John Swire's China Navigation Company in 1978 became their KWANGSI. 1981 saw her sold on again as ASIA DRAGON and as SAUDI ...
by Deepol
Fri Dec 08, 2017 9:39 am
Forum: UK & Ireland
Topic: FLINTSHIRE
Replies: 0
Views: 133

FLINTSHIRE

One of the series of four built for Glen Line she was completed by the Van der Giessen yard in Holland in 1962. I took this in London in 1966.
In 1978 she became ORIENT EXPRESS and was scrapped at Kaohsiung in May 1979.
by Deepol
Fri Dec 08, 2017 9:31 am
Forum: Clyde-Built Ships: Photography
Topic: Iron King SS 1936 - Lithgows
Replies: 1
Views: 174

Re: Iron King SS 1936 - Lithgows

In 1967 sold on she became GOLDEN STAR and was broken up at BU Hong Kong in July 1970.
Photo courtesy Bill Scott in Melbourne.
by Deepol
Fri Dec 08, 2017 9:30 am
Forum: Clyde-Built Ships: Photography
Topic: BANBURY 1971: Scotts' Greenock
Replies: 2
Views: 171

Re: BANBURY 1971: Scotts' Greenock

BANBURY was sold in 1982 becoming LADY MARINA seen here and after a few other names as MSC ELENA she arrived at Alang on September 3rd 2001 for breaking up.
by Deepol
Tue Dec 05, 2017 8:57 pm
Forum: Clyde-Built Ships: Photography
Topic: IVERNIA 1955: John Brown Clydebank
Replies: 5
Views: 621

Re: IVERNIA 1955: John Brown Clydebank

I'm glad their basic shape was never altered unlike the other two.
by Deepol
Tue Dec 05, 2017 8:41 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Steamers at rest
Replies: 3
Views: 294

Re: Steamers at rest

No Gerry I've not seen much either. There's another well known one with a Blue Star Line ship passing.
by Deepol
Wed Nov 29, 2017 9:18 pm
Forum: RAIL
Topic: Through Manors
Replies: 0
Views: 179

Through Manors

Deltic 55016 GORDON HIGHLANDER at Manors just North of Newcastle Central in November 1979 with the afternoon local to Edinburgh.
by Deepol
Wed Nov 29, 2017 9:15 pm
Forum: The War at Sea
Topic: RICHELIEU
Replies: 3
Views: 835

Re: RICHELIEU

An aerial view following her big 1943 refit at the Brooklyn Navy Yard in New York.
by Deepol
Wed Nov 29, 2017 9:08 pm
Forum: RAIL
Topic: Spotters
Replies: 17
Views: 2144

Re: Spotters

A young spotter watches as Polmadie based 46220 CORONATION leaves Edinburgh Princes Street on a somewhat menial duty, a local stopping train to possibly Glasgow Central in the 1950s.
by Deepol
Wed Nov 29, 2017 9:04 pm
Forum: Clyde-Built Ships: Photography
Topic: SAXONIA 1954: John Brown Clydebank
Replies: 2
Views: 254

Re: SAXONIA 1954: John Brown Clydebank

Saxonia and Ivernia now Carmania and Franconia completing conversion at Clydebank.
John Brown/UCS photo.
by Deepol
Wed Nov 29, 2017 8:53 pm
Forum: RAIL
Topic: Gourock no more
Replies: 0
Views: 109

Gourock no more

Long gone entrance to Gourock station from the pier.
by Deepol
Wed Nov 29, 2017 8:50 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Steamers at rest
Replies: 3
Views: 294

Steamers at rest

Card showing steamers in winter layup at Bowling with the North British/LNER station still in use of course today in the foreground.
by Deepol
Wed Nov 29, 2017 8:42 pm
Forum: RAIL
Topic: No mouse?
Replies: 0
Views: 106

No mouse?

Terence Cuneo poster of Glen Ogle on the Callander and Oban Line. The object now is to find his trademark mouse....
However, this painting was done in 1950 four years pre mouse apparently!
by Deepol
Wed Nov 29, 2017 8:37 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Admiral WM Callaghan
Replies: 0
Views: 137

Admiral WM Callaghan

Large US transport ship which was a visitor to the Clyde on a few occasions in the mid 1970s taken in 1975 alongside the Great Harbour.
by Deepol
Tue Nov 21, 2017 8:24 am
Forum: RAIL
Topic: Clan on shed
Replies: 0
Views: 150

Clan on shed

72006 CLAN MACKENZIE taken on shed waiting her next job.
by Deepol
Tue Nov 21, 2017 8:14 am
Forum: RAIL
Topic: Royal Scot in waiting
Replies: 0
Views: 110

Royal Scot in waiting

Not too sure if this cutting was taken at Polmadie or Kingmoor: Stanier Coronation Pacific 46239 CITY OF CHESTER waits to work or take over the Royal Scot.
She's in company with a Clan BR Pacific and Jubilee 45729 FURIOUS.
by Deepol
Tue Nov 21, 2017 7:59 am
Forum: UK & Ireland
Topic: Grim Jim
Replies: 0
Views: 147

Grim Jim

52000dwt bulker built in Spain in 1970 and as far as I know was taken over during fitting out by British and Commonwealth. She became known as Grim Jim......
This was taken in Newcastle in 1975 when repairing at Wallsend.
She was scrapped as TYNE in 1982.

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