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by Colin Campbell
Fri Sep 23, 2016 8:46 pm
Forum: YACHTING
Topic: MAYAN QUEEN
Replies: 0
Views: 925

MAYAN QUEEN

MAYAN QUEEN in Barcelona.
by Colin Campbell
Mon Sep 19, 2016 9:01 am
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Glasgow ...The Port at Work
Replies: 289
Views: 142819

Re: Glasgow ...The Port at Work

Here is a shot taken by the late Bobby Sinclair showing the Gyproc berth in Rothesay Dock to good effect. Think the ship alongside is Everards SEVERITY.
Severity at Gyproc Berth.jpg
by Colin Campbell
Fri Aug 12, 2016 6:34 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Krasin
Replies: 2
Views: 2043

Re: Krasin

Hope you have a great time and are well looked after.
My neighbour went up there early on in the DALDORCH?
He had some tales to tell. Best wishes. Colin
by Colin Campbell
Sun Aug 07, 2016 10:49 pm
Forum: YACHTING
Topic: PELORUS in Barcelona
Replies: 0
Views: 737

PELORUS in Barcelona

Super-yacht PELORUS in Barcelona.
by Colin Campbell
Fri Jul 01, 2016 11:00 am
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: Battle of the Somme
Replies: 1
Views: 2792

Battle of the Somme

Started one hundred years ago today.
IMG_1806.jpg
by Colin Campbell
Fri Jun 17, 2016 2:09 pm
Forum: UK & Ireland
Topic: IONIC FERRY in Townsend-Thoresen days.
Replies: 4
Views: 1973

Re: IONIC FERRY in Townsend-Thoresen days.

Try ones more
by Colin Campbell
Thu Jun 16, 2016 9:11 pm
Forum: UK & Ireland
Topic: IONIC FERRY in Townsend-Thoresen days.
Replies: 4
Views: 1973

Re: IONIC FERRY in Townsend-Thoresen days.

Third time lucky ??
by Colin Campbell
Thu Jun 16, 2016 8:51 pm
Forum: UK & Ireland
Topic: IONIC FERRY in Townsend-Thoresen days.
Replies: 4
Views: 1973

Re: IONIC FERRY in Townsend-Thoresen days.

Seem to have lost photograph somehow....try again
by Colin Campbell
Thu Jun 16, 2016 8:28 pm
Forum: UK & Ireland
Topic: IONIC FERRY in Townsend-Thoresen days.
Replies: 4
Views: 1973

IONIC FERRY in Townsend-Thoresen days.

IONIC FERRY in Larne September 1986. One time DRAGON on the English Channel.
by Colin Campbell
Sat May 21, 2016 2:17 pm
Forum: Vroon Freighters
Topic: BISON EXPRESS
Replies: 1
Views: 2954

Re: BISON EXPRESS

Some photographs of her arriving Timaru, NewZealand 16/11/2004
by Colin Campbell
Sun May 15, 2016 4:33 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Extreme Kite Flying
Replies: 2
Views: 1018

Re: Extreme Kite Flying

Love your seas....Listen carefully ....you can "hear" them and the wind. Thanks again Colin
by Colin Campbell
Thu May 12, 2016 12:08 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: TS Queen Mary to return to the Clyde
Replies: 50
Views: 14006

Re: TS Queen Mary to return to the Clyde

Found another shot of 1986 stay in Tilbury and an Electoral view from 1960s leaving Bridge Wharf.
by Colin Campbell
Thu May 12, 2016 11:40 am
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: TS Queen Mary to return to the Clyde
Replies: 50
Views: 14006

Re: TS Queen Mary to return to the Clyde

Some views fro 30 years ago, during her first sojourn in Tilbury. Dated 14 September 1986.
by Colin Campbell
Sat May 07, 2016 5:37 pm
Forum: Clyde Shipbuilders
Topic: Sunday evening 08/05/16 - Freeview TV Channel 19
Replies: 0
Views: 2523

Sunday evening 08/05/16 - Freeview TV Channel 19

Listed at 7pm is a double bill on Great British Railway Journeys first part features Dunbartonshire shipyards.

Recall Bruce Biddulph featured in a programme with Michael Portillo and this may well be a repeat showing.
Second part features a journey from Corrour to Oban.
by Colin Campbell
Mon Apr 18, 2016 11:12 am
Forum: Clyde Shipowners
Topic: Steel & Bennies tug CRUISER
Replies: 0
Views: 2623

Steel & Bennies tug CRUISER

From memory she was assisting one of Paddy Hendersons onto Springfield Quay, Glasgow.

On the Broomielaw side of the river are B&I Line MEATH and Burns Lairds SCOTTISH COAST.
by Colin Campbell
Sun Apr 10, 2016 12:03 pm
Forum: Clyde-Built Ships: Photography
Topic: Beardmore Build
Replies: 1
Views: 910

Beardmore Build

Trial photo load
2 Beardmore paddles.jpg
by Colin Campbell
Tue Mar 29, 2016 4:25 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: SIZE OF VESSELS MOVING ON THE CLYDE?
Replies: 282
Views: 91329

Re: SIZE OF VESSELS MOVING ON THE CLYDE?

Following your advance warning of Meteor on the move this afternoon, I too nipped down to Renfrew Ferry. Heres one shot and I'll leave the rest to you.
by Colin Campbell
Wed Mar 23, 2016 8:43 am
Forum: Clyde-Built Ships: Photography
Topic: SAN DEMETRIO 1938: Blythswood, Scotstoun
Replies: 7
Views: 2860

Re: SAN DEMETRIO 1938: Blythswood, Scotstoun

OOPs...How dis that happen
by Colin Campbell
Wed Mar 23, 2016 8:40 am
Forum: Clyde-Built Ships: Photography
Topic: SAN DEMETRIO 1938: Blythswood, Scotstoun
Replies: 7
Views: 2860

Re: SAN DEMETRIO 1938: Blythswood, Scotstoun

Couple of shots taken from TV screen during SAN DEMETRIO - LONDON.
by Colin Campbell
Fri Feb 12, 2016 11:12 am
Forum: Clyde Shipowners
Topic: ISLE OF LEWIS in James Watt Dock, Greenock.
Replies: 2
Views: 3883

ISLE OF LEWIS in James Watt Dock, Greenock.

Overhaul time , waiting in James Watt Dock, Greenock, yesterday 11/02/2016
by Colin Campbell
Fri Feb 12, 2016 11:00 am
Forum: Clyde Shipowners
Topic: mv ARGYLE Gourock to Rothesay.
Replies: 0
Views: 2356

mv ARGYLE Gourock to Rothesay.

With Wemyss Bay terminal under repair/alteration over the past few months and the Rothesay service running from Gourock, probably until Easter, I took advantage of a lovely spring-like day yesterday, and the extended sailing time to sample the Rothesay sailing from Gourock. (£6.10 return bargain). T...
by Colin Campbell
Tue Dec 01, 2015 7:07 pm
Forum: Clyde-Built Ships: Photography
Topic: LANARKSHIRE 1940 - Greenock
Replies: 4
Views: 1512

Re: LANARKSHIRE 1940 - Greenock

Wonder if an expat Yorkshireman could be persuaded to allow his photos of South African Farmer and Grysbok to appear on our database, with due acknowledgment of course. Colin
by Colin Campbell
Mon Oct 12, 2015 9:07 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Bound for Tobermory...But what ship.?
Replies: 4
Views: 2111

Re: Bound for Tobermory...But what ship.?

I knew the answer was out there, Great work both Obviously the photograph is a bit sharper than the view I put on this morning. When using a big glass on it and thought the ships name was two words, also , wishful thinking, I thought the ship dressed overall in the background might be the two funnel...
by Colin Campbell
Mon Oct 12, 2015 10:40 am
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Queen Mary at the Tail of the Bank
Replies: 0
Views: 1030

Queen Mary at the Tail of the Bank

Another two old 3"x2" views showing the Queen Mary sometime after coming down river from her birthplace.
Note only two lifeboats at this time, believe the other were loaded later.Weight saving for her trip down river.
by Colin Campbell
Mon Oct 12, 2015 10:31 am
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Bound for Tobermory...But what ship.?
Replies: 4
Views: 2111

Bound for Tobermory...But what ship.?

Another one from the past with the 'Bound for Tobermory' on the back, but I cant identify the steamer.
by Colin Campbell
Mon Oct 12, 2015 10:24 am
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Baron Vernon sunk at Langbank 1923
Replies: 0
Views: 924

Baron Vernon sunk at Langbank 1923

Given this old 3"x2" view which shows the aftermath of the collision in the Clyde, between the Baron Vernon from Spain with iron ore and esparto grass and the passenger liner Metagama bound for Canada. The Baron Vernon sank quickly in the channel and the liner turned back to Glasgow. I believe the B...
by Colin Campbell
Tue Oct 06, 2015 11:50 am
Forum: Clyde-Built Ships: Photography
Topic: WILLIAM C. DALDY 1935 - Lobnitz
Replies: 2
Views: 613

Re: WILLIAM C. DALDY 1935 - Lobnitz

Must be ten years ago now. Colin.
by Colin Campbell
Sun Aug 30, 2015 10:05 pm
Forum: RAIL
Topic: Partick from above
Replies: 5
Views: 1684

Re: Partick from above

The building behind the advert hoarding is the gatehouse into Meadowside Quay which would make the train more or less on top of the bridge at the foot of Meadow Road. There was also a rail line at ground level used by cattle trains from Merklands Lairage and also for grain wagons coming out of the g...
by Colin Campbell
Sun Aug 16, 2015 7:57 am
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Sad sad news.
Replies: 17
Views: 7978

Re: Sad sad news.

Saddened to learn of Angus' passing. We never met, face to face, but like so many others we "met" through correspondence on this and other sites and I gained much from his knowledge and wise council. Whenever I hear of Enginoors-v-Deckies, BP greyhounds, Bin Liners, Gem Line, Troon-sur-Mer, and Eris...
by Colin Campbell
Sun Aug 09, 2015 9:43 am
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Godetia
Replies: 2
Views: 740

Re: Godetia

Pretty sure the Belgian Navy. Still use this name, as there was a minesweeper about the Clyde not too long ago.
Thank you Colin
by Colin Campbell
Sat Aug 01, 2015 9:24 am
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Memories of the Clyde.
Replies: 10
Views: 4522

Re: Memories of the Clyde.

Thunderer and Chiftain, passing under the Erskine Bridge. Two old Steel & Bennie names but they had now passed to Cory.
The funnel somewhat similar, just the addition of Corrys diamond
by Colin Campbell
Fri Jul 31, 2015 9:12 am
Forum: Clyde Shipbuilders
Topic: The Ships of World War I
Replies: 0
Views: 2543

The Ships of World War I

Whats on in Glasgow Museums booklet shows that Glasgow Museums Resource Centre, 200 Woodhead Road, South Nitshill Industrial Estate, G53 7NN (0141 276 9300) has a Specialist Tour programmed for Tuesday 11 August (2.30-3.30pm) "Find out more about the models of Clyde-built ships that saw service duri...
by Colin Campbell
Wed Jul 08, 2015 2:19 pm
Forum: GENEALOGY / RESEARCH
Topic: Sealight of Glenlight Shipping Ltd
Replies: 11
Views: 10293

Re: Sealight of Glenlight Shipping Ltd

Should be in the ClydeShipping database operated by this site
by Colin Campbell
Tue Jul 07, 2015 10:20 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Memories of the Clyde.
Replies: 10
Views: 4522

Re: Memories of the Clyde.

Just found this better view of the electric crane used of the Glasgow/Belfast mail boats for landing the mail on arrival first thing at Donegal Quay Belfast.
by Colin Campbell
Fri Jun 26, 2015 1:35 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Memories of the Clyde.
Replies: 10
Views: 4522

Re: Memories of the Clyde.

Another view from 50 years ago, shows MacBraynes old Hebrides , herself 50 plus year old at that time, sounding off as she approaches Kingston Dock entrance in what I think was her last sailing before going for scrap in 1955. At Anderston Quay is the Lairdshill on the Dublin service. Crossed over on...
by Colin Campbell
Fri Jun 26, 2015 9:30 am
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Memories of the Clyde.
Replies: 10
Views: 4522

Re: Memories of the Clyde.

Talking about Royal Mail in the last slide, here is a view of a delivery of mails for shipment from a Royal Mail van of a certain vintage. Posed shot with dockers and some crew.Gent nearest camera is Freddy Robertson and other gent in soft hat Dan Mcintyre. Two of Messrs Scruttons stevedores. B&L ca...
by Colin Campbell
Thu Jun 25, 2015 7:59 am
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Memories of the Clyde.
Replies: 10
Views: 4522

Re: Memories of the Clyde.

Whats in a picture?? Again looking west from the entrance to Kingston Dock whivh would appear to be a bit worse of the ware than previous but this time two Clyde Trust ferries - obviously 'rush hour' ! Irish Coast resplendent in Coast Lines Black/White colours, with one lifeboat being lowered. Centr...
by Colin Campbell
Wed Jun 24, 2015 11:43 am
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Memories of the Clyde.
Replies: 10
Views: 4522

Re: Memories of the Clyde.

Third photograph to previous input Sorry Colin
by Colin Campbell
Wed Jun 24, 2015 11:18 am
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Memories of the Clyde.
Replies: 10
Views: 4522

Re: Memories of the Clyde.

Three photographs of the City of Winnipeg, firstly on the berth in Princes Dock on one of the berths that were exclusively used by City Line. She has a Blue Peter up and is about to sail. Next the Flying Foam of Clyde Shipping helps her set up for the dock entrance, and lastly she passes out of the ...
by Colin Campbell
Wed Jun 24, 2015 9:33 am
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Memories of the Clyde.
Replies: 10
Views: 4522

Re: Memories of the Clyde.

Breath deeply now.....Lairdsburn at Merklands Lairage with cattle from Dublin. Passengers could disembark here and save an hour or so rather than going ashore in the centre of Glasgow. Customs facilities were provided in a nearby shed. As a lad having family connections with Burns & Laird and Lairds...
by Colin Campbell
Wed Jun 24, 2015 8:28 am
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Memories of the Clyde.
Replies: 10
Views: 4522

Re: Memories of the Clyde.

Sure its an old grainy picture from the past and almost everything in it has gone but it been taken from Windmillcroft Quay showing the entrance to Kingston dock, one of the old Clyde Trust passenger ferries mid-stream, and the old Lairdshill at the Dublin berth on Anderston Quay with either Royal S...
by Colin Campbell
Tue Jun 16, 2015 9:29 am
Forum: Clyde-Built Ships: Photography
Topic: Infanta Isabel de Borbon
Replies: 0
Views: 417

Infanta Isabel de Borbon

Model in Barcelona Maritime Museum of this Denny Built passenger liner. Suppose the model was built for the shipowner and eventually found its way into the Barcelona museum.
by Colin Campbell
Fri Jun 12, 2015 7:19 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Another Query
Replies: 2
Views: 1413

Re: Another Query

Would agree with you Graham, sure looks like Lairdsrose perhaps in the period when B&L funnel colours were just red with a black top. Colin
by Colin Campbell
Sun Apr 12, 2015 2:19 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: MV SATURN, IN JWD GREENOCK.
Replies: 16
Views: 6352

Re: MV SATURN, IN JWD GREENOCK.

Hi Brian, Would you permit your photo with endorsement to go into the Clyde Shipping database to show her in her new paintwork. Colin
by Colin Campbell
Tue Dec 16, 2014 7:35 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Flying 'P'
Replies: 2
Views: 552

Re: Flying 'P'

Excellent again. I love it, and would like to be pointed to the rest of the poem. Colin
by Colin Campbell
Sat Nov 22, 2014 11:15 am
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: A Visit to Tobermory - Isle of Mull
Replies: 2
Views: 1193

Re: A Visit to Tobermory - Isle of Mull

Angus, Database short of images of RAASAY. Can I input a couple of your views?. Colin
by Colin Campbell
Tue Oct 28, 2014 9:38 am
Forum: Shipping at Ayr and Troon
Topic: 27-10-2014 : Arrived Troon for Drydocking : M.V. HALLAIG
Replies: 9
Views: 4167

Re: 27-10-2014 : Arrived Troon for Drydocking : M.V. HALLAI

Thanks Angus. Good shots,have put 2 and 3 into database this morning. Colin.
by Colin Campbell
Mon Oct 27, 2014 10:08 pm
Forum: Shipping at Ayr and Troon
Topic: 27-10-2014 : Arrived Troon for Drydocking : M.V. HALLAIG
Replies: 9
Views: 4167

Re: 27-10-2014 : Arrived Troon for Drydocking : M.V. HALLAI

Angus, Would you allow these views of HALLAIG to go into database? Colin
by Colin Campbell
Fri Sep 26, 2014 7:29 pm
Forum: Clyde-Built Ships: Photography
Topic: Queen Mary - Southampton Departure
Replies: 3
Views: 648

Re: Queen Mary - Southampton Departure

Queen Mary Southampton departure.

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