Dumbarton built ships

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Post by Deepol » Tue Oct 23, 2012 12:54 pm

MAID OF KENT built for the BTC for services from Dover in 1959 transferring to others in the 1970s including a new Weymouth to Cherbourg route. She also relieved at Stranraer.
She was scrapped at San Esteban de Pavia in Spain arriving there on April 21st 1982.
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Her launch at Dumbarton on 27th November 1958
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Trials
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Post by Deepol » Tue Oct 23, 2012 12:59 pm

Previous MAID OF KENT completed in 1925 and which was a War Loss being bombed and sunk at Dieppe on 25th May 1940.
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From the Clyde Shiplovers Soc Photo Collection.
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Post by Deepol » Mon Feb 18, 2013 12:03 pm

Newsprint carrier completed in July 1958. She was sold on in 1973 becoming VALL COMET and scrapped as that on Gadani Beach arriving there on 2nd June 1978.
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Re: Dumbarton built ships

Post by Deepol » Fri Mar 01, 2013 10:14 am

Couple of shots of the superb CANTERBURY.
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Colour card from the Clyde Shiplovers' collection.
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Re: Dumbarton built ships

Post by Deepol » Wed Mar 06, 2013 9:57 am

BARDIC FERRY completed for the Atlantic Steam Navigation Co in 1957. She was sold in 1976 and became NASIM II being scrapped as such at Aliaga where she arrived on 5th November 1988.
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Post by Deepol » Tue Mar 12, 2013 1:21 pm

BRADING and SOUTHSEA fitting out together in 1948.
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Post by Deepol » Tue Apr 02, 2013 12:55 pm

Rather belatedly, some photos celebrating the 80th anniversary of her launch on March 30th 1933.
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QueenMary1933-trials.jpg
On trials.
QueenMaryII-reboilered.jpg
BR photo of her when reboilered
QueenMaryII-BridgeWharf-N.jpg
Classic shot at Bridge Wharf
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Post by Deepol » Tue Apr 02, 2013 12:58 pm

On the Thames.
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In the Royals in 1987. Dave Menzies shot.
QueenMary-Thames1991.jpg
Twin funnels restored. 1991 shot. Dave Menzies.
QueenMary-Nov2009.jpg
Heading for Tilbury November 2009. One of a batch of shots from Phil whose last name I've mislaid sadly.
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Post by Deepol » Tue Apr 02, 2013 1:06 pm

Some other Clyde memories.
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CalMac days
QueenMaryII-GourockAug67.jpg
Gourock in 1967
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Model at the Riverside Museum.
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Post by Deepol » Wed May 01, 2013 5:24 am

Some memories of the legendary turbine KING GEORGE V.
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As built
KingGeorgeV-openingKingGeorgeVDockGlasgow-1931.jpg
Opening of the King George V Dock in 1931.
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In model form at Ship Ahoy
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Re: Dumbarton built ships

Post by Deepol » Wed Oct 09, 2013 9:07 pm

Another in the line of Cross Channel ferries she was completed in April 1950 and ran until 1967 when she was sold to Jersey Lines becoming their LA DUCHESSE DE BRETAGNE. They sold her for scrapping in 1970 and she arrived at Bruges on 14th February.
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Re: Dumbarton built ships

Post by Deepol » Mon Mar 03, 2014 2:37 pm

View showing ROYAL IRIS and LOCH SEAFORTH.
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Re: Dumbarton built ships

Post by Deepol » Tue Jun 03, 2014 11:19 am

CLAYMORE built for Macbrayne's in 1955. Sold on in 1976 she became CITY OF HYDRA and was lengthened in 1978. Laid up in 1993 she foundered in Eleusis Bay 24th November 2000.
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Launch. Graeme Langmuir, now Clyde Shiplovers collection.
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Trials
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Post by Deepol » Tue Jun 03, 2014 11:20 am

Some more of CLAYMORE.
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As City of Hydra
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Her days in the Isles.
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Re: Dumbarton built ships

Post by Deepol » Sat Aug 18, 2018 12:22 am

Cutaway from the Eagle from Ebay US a few years ago of Bardic Ferry.
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