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by Deepol
Thu Jul 29, 2010 1:33 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Fairfield records
Replies: 2
Views: 772

Re: Fairfield records

Try the Glasgow Uni Archives. www.gla.ac.uk/archives
Very helpful.
by Deepol
Wed Jul 28, 2010 1:49 pm
Forum: TUGS AND TOWING
Topic: "Singapore"
Replies: 4
Views: 771

Re: "Singapore"

They have really done well- on a par with Wolraad Woltemade and John Ross I would think.
by Deepol
Wed Jul 28, 2010 1:45 pm
Forum: RAIL
Topic: Great Eastern Britannias
Replies: 2
Views: 484

Re: Great Eastern Britannias

Another GE Brit- this time in an old calendar pic ; 70006 ROBERT BURNS at Liverpool Street waiting to go over to take the Hook Continental ferry connection to Parkeston Quay. Another which ended service at Kingmoor.
by Deepol
Wed Jul 28, 2010 1:38 pm
Forum: RAIL
Topic: 73154 departing Buchanan Street
Replies: 5
Views: 512

73154 departing Buchanan Street

The last of the ten BR Standard 5s with Caprotti valve gear allocated to St Rollox. In the right hands they could manage the Glasgow to Aberdeen 3 hour trains quite well if put on in place of a Pacific. This is on more usual duties though, departing from Buchanan Street with the 6.15pm to Dundee in ...
by Deepol
Wed Jul 28, 2010 1:31 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Queen Victoria
Replies: 15
Views: 2907

Re: Queen Victoria

dougie-coull wrote:A few pics in the ever changing weather conditions this morning, can be viewed here - http://www.dougie-coull-photography.co. ... ock-Photos
At least you could see the opposite shore after a fashion. Super shots.
by Deepol
Wed Jul 28, 2010 1:28 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Three WINDSOR CASTLES
Replies: 3
Views: 734

Re: Four WINDSOR CASTLES

valeman wrote:Paul: Here is a picture of the 1891 vessel on the South Coast. The fourth Windsor Castle is your third picture, built for the Loch Goil Co. in 1875. The four-stacker from Brown's is one of my favourites. I think she later lost two of them,
Thanks for the info on her.
by Deepol
Wed Jul 28, 2010 10:33 am
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Dumbarton built ships
Replies: 63
Views: 28382

Re: Dumbarton built ships

Amazing just what one wee query has produced. A fine record of Denny's ships indeed.
by Deepol
Wed Jul 28, 2010 10:31 am
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Queen Mary print
Replies: 2
Views: 652

Re: Queen Mary print

Really get the sense of awe of her rising above everything. I remember when 736 was on the go getting the same feeling as she got bigger........
by Deepol
Wed Jul 28, 2010 10:26 am
Forum: RAIL
Topic: Streamlined splendour
Replies: 1
Views: 349

Streamlined splendour

6235CityOfBirmingham-Crewe-official.JPG
LMS/ BR official photo from collection
Official LMS picture of Stanier Coronation Pacific 6235 CITY OF BIRMINGAM now restored in Birmingham's City Museum.
by Deepol
Wed Jul 28, 2010 10:22 am
Forum: RAIL
Topic: Waterloo sunset
Replies: 2
Views: 381

Waterloo sunset

In the final weeks of steam at Waterloo, Ivatt Class 4 tank 41319 on pilot duties in May 1967. Although an LMS design, many of these worked on the Southern Region. They were perpetuated in the BR Standard 84000 series.
41319 entered traffic from Crewe Works in June 1952 and was withdrawn in July 1967.
by Deepol
Wed Jul 28, 2010 10:14 am
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Three WINDSOR CASTLES
Replies: 3
Views: 734

Three WINDSOR CASTLES

Three contrasting ships carrying the name of the Norman castle second residence of the reigning monarchs for many centuries now. Firstly the 1922 built John Brown Windsor Castle later rebuilt as a twin funnelled ship. Secondly the superb 1960 Cammell Laird Windsor Castle which ran her trials on the ...
by Deepol
Wed Jul 28, 2010 9:56 am
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: QUEEN VICTORIA
Replies: 1
Views: 632

Re: QUEEN VICTORIA

Nice to see W out with her. Hope the weather improves. ORIANA didn't get too good a day either on her first call!!
by Deepol
Wed Jul 28, 2010 5:57 am
Forum: The War at Sea
Topic: YAMATO in Lego
Replies: 2
Views: 1166

YAMATO in Lego

A pic I was sent a while ago of a super model of the Japanese battleship entirely in Lego bricks. Note the crew lined up!
by Deepol
Wed Jul 28, 2010 5:46 am
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: MONTEZUMA
Replies: 3
Views: 503

MONTEZUMA

Old mag photo of this ship one of many with this name but I think this was the Stephen built one completed in 1899 for Elder Dempster.
She was a War Loss when as OAKLEAF -good future RFA name- she was torpedoed and sunk in July 1917.
by Deepol
Wed Jul 28, 2010 5:34 am
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Queen Victoria
Replies: 15
Views: 2907

Re: Queen Victoria

Just watching her bridge web cam at present- looks as if she's approaching the Cumbraes at 0535.
by Deepol
Tue Jul 27, 2010 9:53 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: SALSETTE/ TAIREA/ STRATHLOMOND
Replies: 0
Views: 619

SALSETTE/ TAIREA/ STRATHLOMOND

Photos of P&Os 1956 John Brown built cargo liner on trials and as BI's TAIREA. She then became STRATHLOMOND and was scrapped as UNITED VISCOUNT in 1979.
by Deepol
Tue Jul 27, 2010 9:16 pm
Forum: BOARD OF TRADE
Topic: BP Tanker Co
Replies: 28
Views: 11378

Re: BP Tanker Co

Biggies
by Deepol
Tue Jul 27, 2010 12:05 pm
Forum: UK & Ireland
Topic: MSC NAPOLI
Replies: 0
Views: 576

MSC NAPOLI

I see there is a documentary about her on Channel 5 tonight at 8
by Deepol
Tue Jul 27, 2010 11:45 am
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: bouncing bomb Loch Striven
Replies: 4
Views: 662

Re: bouncing bomb Loch Striven

I had a relative who was based on the Boom during the War and he told me of Lancasters flying low over Loch Striven.
by Deepol
Mon Jul 26, 2010 9:57 pm
Forum: YACHTING
Topic: NAHLIN
Replies: 19
Views: 2999

Re: NAHLIN

Lovely to see her under way. a classic. :D
by Deepol
Mon Jul 26, 2010 9:53 pm
Forum: RAIL
Topic: Grangemouth bound
Replies: 0
Views: 411

Grangemouth bound

A memory of Class 60 60047 heading through Motherwell in October 1996 with the empty tanks from Dalston just outside Carlisle heading back to Grangemouth. The oil was distributed to the West Cumberland Farmers' Association.
by Deepol
Mon Jul 26, 2010 9:40 pm
Forum: RAIL
Topic: J21 65033
Replies: 2
Views: 720

Re: J21 65033

Thanks for the link George. Interesting indeed. Yes, i'm quite sure you would have seen them at Redcar. They worked all over the old NER. Popular locos I believe.
by Deepol
Mon Jul 26, 2010 9:36 pm
Forum: Gibraltar
Topic: CHANG HANG BO HAI
Replies: 3
Views: 787

Re: CHANG HANG BO HAI

What a super name!
by Deepol
Mon Jul 26, 2010 1:12 pm
Forum: RAIL
Topic: Great Eastern Britannias
Replies: 2
Views: 484

Great Eastern Britannias

70011 HOTSPUR from an old BR Staff magazine taken on the GE Main Line with a Norwich express in the mid 1950s.
Named after Harry Hotspur the warrior son of the first Duke of Northumberland 70011 went into traffic in May 1951 and ended her days at Carlisle Kingmoor in December 1967.
by Deepol
Mon Jul 26, 2010 1:05 pm
Forum: RAIL
Topic: J21 65033
Replies: 2
Views: 720

J21 65033

North Eastern Railway J21 0-6-0 loco taken at Darlington shed in February 1966 four years after withdrawal in 1962 waiting preservation. Built at Gateshead she went into service in March 1889. The J21s were popular locos and worked between Darlington and Tebay over the line famously featured in the ...
by Deepol
Mon Jul 26, 2010 12:57 pm
Forum: RAIL
Topic: Memories of the caurs
Replies: 3
Views: 571

Memories of the caurs

Two Coronation tramcars in differing situations; in the Transport Museum and on the road in Baillieston on the 15 service which was replaced by the 62 bus.
by Deepol
Mon Jul 26, 2010 12:48 pm
Forum: Foreign Naval Shipping
Topic: USS ARIZONA
Replies: 1
Views: 453

USS ARIZONA

Old magazine photo of her in the Panama Canal.
by Deepol
Mon Jul 26, 2010 12:44 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Dumbarton built ships
Replies: 63
Views: 28382

Re: Dumbarton built ships

Another Denny ship; PRINCESS MARGARET built in 1931 and which lasted until 1964 when she was sold to Hong Kong owners and renamed MACAU. She was scrapped in 1974 following storm damage at Hong Kong.
by Deepol
Sun Jul 25, 2010 9:54 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Gentlemen in Command
Replies: 2
Views: 761

Gentlemen in Command

A group shot of Clyde steamer masters from 1962-63 approx.
by Deepol
Sun Jul 25, 2010 9:38 pm
Forum: Royal Navy Shipping
Topic: HMS GLASGOW
Replies: 1
Views: 479

HMS GLASGOW

Type 42 in Glasgow in 1983 on her first and most spectacular visit following the Falklands Campaign. The welcome and media attention was enormous.
by Deepol
Sun Jul 25, 2010 9:22 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: I am on board too
Replies: 10
Views: 1715

Re: I am on board too

Nice to see you on board as well Brenda and also on a certain Social Networking Site also........
by Deepol
Sun Jul 25, 2010 9:11 pm
Forum: CRUISING
Topic: Rotterdam/Rembrandt
Replies: 4
Views: 550

Re: Rotterdam/Rembrandt

Wait till QE2 does the same...... Oh look, there's a flying pig!
I was disappointed that QE2's last Captain should say she should be returned to Glasgow. Either a slip or for a Scot he knows remarkably little about the Clyde.
by Deepol
Sun Jul 25, 2010 8:41 pm
Forum: Asia / Australasia / Africa / Americas
Topic: And another Ludwig
Replies: 2
Views: 938

Re: And another Ludwig

He had some crackers!!
by Deepol
Sun Jul 25, 2010 8:38 pm
Forum: CRUISING
Topic: Rotterdam/Rembrandt
Replies: 4
Views: 550

Re: Rotterdam/Rembrandt

Although she never got it till much later the black hull did suit her better.
by Deepol
Sat Jul 24, 2010 9:48 pm
Forum: RAIL
Topic: Molasses from James Watt Dock
Replies: 0
Views: 509

Molasses from James Watt Dock

Class 26 loco 26031 with a couple of tanks loading molasses at the Watt Dock in December 1986. They were bound for Menstrie.
by Deepol
Sat Jul 24, 2010 9:36 pm
Forum: RAIL
Topic: 71000 DUKE OF GLOUCESTER
Replies: 4
Views: 1038

71000 DUKE OF GLOUCESTER

Three shots of the solitary BR Class 8 Pacific built as a replacement for 46202 lost tragically in the Harrow disaster of 1952.
As she is today, then what was nearly the end at Barry scrapyard and finally the official BR photo. from my collection.
by Deepol
Sat Jul 24, 2010 9:12 pm
Forum: RAIL
Topic: A Wee Engine
Replies: 1
Views: 506

Re: A Wee Engine

A great wee railway indeed.
by Deepol
Sat Jul 24, 2010 9:08 pm
Forum: TUGS AND TOWING
Topic: Flying Phantom memorial
Replies: 6
Views: 1201

Flying Phantom memorial

Thought I would put this one on again.
by Deepol
Sat Jul 24, 2010 9:06 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Flying Phantom memorial
Replies: 3
Views: 989

Flying Phantom memorial

Thought I would put this one on again.
by Deepol
Fri Jul 23, 2010 1:54 pm
Forum: Royal Navy Shipping
Topic: HMS DAUNTLESS
Replies: 0
Views: 437

HMS DAUNTLESS

Memory of her at Erskine in June 08 going out on trials.
by Deepol
Fri Jul 23, 2010 1:50 pm
Forum: Royal Navy Shipping
Topic: D95 - HMS Manchester
Replies: 2
Views: 619

Re: D95 - HMS Manchester

A memorable day. Loved that ensign!!
by Deepol
Fri Jul 23, 2010 1:47 pm
Forum: RAIL
Topic: Caley 419
Replies: 4
Views: 616

Caley 419

The wee 0-4-4 tank at Falkirk in August 1972 in her early days there. Built at St Rollox she entered service in November 1907. She became BR 55189 and was withdrawn from service in December 1962 and was saved by the SRPS.
by Deepol
Fri Jul 23, 2010 1:41 pm
Forum: CRUISING
Topic: Calm seas
Replies: 0
Views: 371

Calm seas

Off Newfoundland in July 1983 QE2 Transatlantic. Super.
by Deepol
Fri Jul 23, 2010 1:39 pm
Forum: The War at Sea
Topic: ADMIRAL GRAF SPEE
Replies: 3
Views: 1367

ADMIRAL GRAF SPEE

Interesting photo of her in Montevideo Harbour with the damage sustained in her encounter with ACHILLES, AJAX and EXETER.
From Dietrich Baumer collection.
by Deepol
Fri Jul 23, 2010 1:33 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: AQUITANIA memory
Replies: 3
Views: 1476

Re: AQUITANIA memory

Aquitania-depClydebank-bow.jpg
Another of her leaving the yard.
by Deepol
Fri Jul 23, 2010 1:30 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: AQUITANIA memory
Replies: 3
Views: 1476

Re: AQUITANIA memory

Sorry don't know names sadly Graham but guess they are Clyde Shipping.
by Deepol
Fri Jul 23, 2010 1:29 pm
Forum: Asia / Australasia / Africa / Americas
Topic: NASHBULK
Replies: 6
Views: 3471

NASHBULK

Unusual looking tanker from the D K Ludwig empire. She was built in 1945 and lasted till 1975 when she was scrapped as PERANZA.
From an old mag photo found on clearing old floppy disks.
by Deepol
Fri Jul 23, 2010 12:52 pm
Forum: AIRCRAFT
Topic: Heart of Scotland Air Show 2010
Replies: 9
Views: 976

Re: Heart of Scotland Air Show 2010

Magic stuff indeed.
by Deepol
Fri Jul 23, 2010 12:50 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: AQUITANIA memory
Replies: 3
Views: 1476

AQUITANIA memory

Aquitania-HenryBell.jpg
Departing from Clydebank and passing Henry Bell's Monument in May 1914.
John Brown postcard/ photo from collection
by Deepol
Fri Jul 23, 2010 12:33 pm
Forum: RAIL
Topic: K4 Class 2-6-0 61994 The Great Marquess
Replies: 1
Views: 584

Re: K4 Class 2-6-0 61994 The Great Marquess

Timeless indeed. Super

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