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Re: Glasgow ...The Port at Work

Posted: Mon Apr 25, 2016 9:44 am
by Deepol
Souter's ore carrier CHEVIOT making her way up to General Terminus in 1975 on one of her regular visits. Built by Pickersgill's at Sunderland in 1961 she became DAPO TRADER in 1977 being scrapped as TRADER at Setubal in 1984.

Re: Glasgow ...The Port at Work

Posted: Wed Apr 27, 2016 12:56 pm
by Deepol
Harrison's AUTHOR outbound from Govan drydocks in February 1975. Built at Doxford's in 1958 she was scrapped as HUMBER on Gadani Beach arriving there on June 18th 1979.

Re: Glasgow ...The Port at Work

Posted: Tue Sep 06, 2016 12:33 pm
by Deepol
Three more passing Customhouse Quay

Re: Glasgow ...The Port at Work

Posted: Sat Sep 10, 2016 6:32 pm
by Dennis Maccoy
Rockhampton Star, from Cammell Laird in 1958, at Plantation Quay on 5 October 1968.
Rockhampton Star, 5 October 1968_1.jpg

Re: Glasgow ...The Port at Work

Posted: Sat Sep 10, 2016 6:44 pm
by Dennis Maccoy
Harrison's Novelist, from Lindholmen at Gothenburg in 1965, at Plantation Quay on 5 October 1968.
Novelist, 5 October 1968_1.jpg

Re: Glasgow ...The Port at Work

Posted: Sat Sep 10, 2016 7:01 pm
by Dennis Maccoy
Stena Nordica, from Le Trait in 1965, in Queen's Dock on 5 October 1968. I can't recall why she was wearing BR funnel markings.
Stena Nordica, 5 October 1968_1.jpg

Re: Glasgow ...The Port at Work

Posted: Sat Sep 10, 2016 9:15 pm
by Dennis Maccoy
Henriksen's Brott, delivered from Oskarshamn in1959, at Plantation Quay on 12 October 1968.
Brott, 12 October 1968_1.jpg

Re: Glasgow ...The Port at Work

Posted: Sun Sep 11, 2016 6:28 pm
by Dennis Maccoy
East Asiatic's Sumbawa, from Nakskov in 1954, at Yorkhill Quay on 20 October 1968.
Sumbawa, 20 October 1968_1.jpg

Re: Glasgow ...The Port at Work

Posted: Mon Sep 12, 2016 12:52 pm
by Deepol
Stena Nordica was on charter to Sealink at one time and I think operated out of Stranraer.

Re: Glasgow ...The Port at Work

Posted: Mon Sep 12, 2016 7:54 pm
by Dennis Maccoy
Thanks Paul - that caused a flicker of memory - I think that I might have known that then!

Re: Glasgow ...The Port at Work

Posted: Thu Sep 15, 2016 3:23 pm
by Dennis Maccoy
Moonlight, completed at Hull as Paullgate in 1961, leaving Queen's Dock on 18 November 1968.
Moonlight, 18 November 1968_1.jpg

Re: Glasgow ...The Port at Work

Posted: Thu Sep 15, 2016 3:29 pm
by Dennis Maccoy
Harrison's Philosopher, from Lindholmen at Gothenburg in 1964, in Queen's Dock on 18 November 1968.
Philosopher, 18 November 1968_1.jpg

Re: Glasgow ...The Port at Work

Posted: Thu Sep 15, 2016 3:49 pm
by Dennis Maccoy
NYK's Kaga Maru, completetd at Kobe in 1966, at Plantation Quay on 23 November 1968.
Kaga Maru, 23 November 1968_3_1.jpg

Re: Glasgow ...The Port at Work

Posted: Thu Sep 15, 2016 4:09 pm
by Dennis Maccoy
Harrison's Trader, from Lindholmen at Gothenburg in 1966, at Plantation Quay on 30 November 1968.
Trader, 30 November 1968_1.jpg

Re: Glasgow ...The Port at Work

Posted: Thu Sep 15, 2016 4:45 pm
by Dennis Maccoy
Welsh Herald, from Austin & Pickersgill in 1963, heading downriver fom General Terminus Quay on 11 December 1968.
Welsh Herald, 11 December 1968_1.jpg

Re: Glasgow ...The Port at Work

Posted: Thu Sep 15, 2016 5:03 pm
by Dennis Maccoy
Flying Foam & Strongbow assisting Welsh Herald downriver on 11 December 1968.
Flying Foam & Strongbow, 11 December 1968 _1.jpg

Re: Glasgow ...The Port at Work

Posted: Thu Sep 15, 2016 5:12 pm
by Dennis Maccoy
Port Hobart, from Belfast in 1946, at Mavisbank Quay on 13 December 1968.
Port Hobart, 13 December 1968 A. jpg_1.jpg

Re: Glasgow ...The Port at Work

Posted: Thu Sep 15, 2016 7:23 pm
by Dennis Maccoy
Holland-America's Moerdyk, from Rotterdam Drydock in 1965, at Mavisbank Quay on a wintry 5 January 1969.
Moerdyk, 5 January 1969_1.jpg

Re: Glasgow ...The Port at Work

Posted: Thu Sep 15, 2016 7:28 pm
by Dennis Maccoy
Harrison's Diplomat, from Doxford at Pallion in 1953, in Queen's Dock on 22 January 1969.
Diplomat, 22 January 1969_1_1.jpg

Re: Glasgow ...The Port at Work

Posted: Thu Sep 15, 2016 7:36 pm
by Dennis Maccoy
Uglands' Carmencita, from Landskrona in 1959, at General Terminus Quay on 25 January 1969.
Carmencita, 25 January 1969_1.jpg

Re: Glasgow ...The Port at Work

Posted: Thu Sep 15, 2016 8:12 pm
by Dennis Maccoy
Moss Hutchinson's Kypros, from Pickersgill at Southwick in 1950, in Queen's Dock on 8 February 1969.
Kypros, 8 February 1969_1.jpg

Re: Glasgow ...The Port at Work

Posted: Thu Sep 15, 2016 8:20 pm
by Dennis Maccoy
Blue Funnel's Myrmidon, built as Ripon Victory in 1945 by Permanente at Richmond, in Queen's Dock in February 1969.
Myrmidon, 8 February 1969 A_1.jpg
8 February 1969
Myrmidon, 12 February 1969 A_1.jpg
12 February 1969

Re: Glasgow ...The Port at Work

Posted: Sat Sep 17, 2016 10:13 pm
by Craig
Deepol / Dennis

Thanks for posting the pictures. Lots of great memories there. :clap: :clap:

Love the pictures from Rothesay Dock in the other threads. I was born and brought up not far from there but it was towards the end of the 70s before I was a regular visitor. I don't remember the sheds on the west quay. What were they ?


Craig.

Re: Glasgow ...The Port at Work

Posted: Sun Sep 18, 2016 10:41 am
by Dennis Maccoy
Hi Craig,
Being neither a local nor a frequent visitor my knowledge of activities in Rothesay Dock is very limited, but I can recall some form of bulk handling and a sometimes dusty environment. Paul's local knowledge is likely to be more useful!

Re: Glasgow ...The Port at Work

Posted: Sun Sep 18, 2016 11:35 am
by Deepol
The sheds on the West Quay at Rothesay Dock belonged to Tunnel Cement and the cement clinker was unloaded there as here by Everard's SERENITY in 1973. A fun place on a windy day!!

Re: Glasgow ...The Port at Work

Posted: Sun Sep 18, 2016 4:36 pm
by Dennis Maccoy
Antonia, built as Thor Odland at Copenhagen in 1955, in King George V Dock on 9 February 1969.
Antonia, 9 February 1969_1.jpg

Re: Glasgow ...The Port at Work

Posted: Sun Sep 18, 2016 5:07 pm
by Dennis Maccoy
Dalmarnock at Govan on 22 February 1969.
Dalmarnock, 22 February 1969_1.jpg

Re: Glasgow ...The Port at Work

Posted: Sun Sep 18, 2016 5:35 pm
by Dennis Maccoy
Furness Withy's Pacific Northwest, completed by Vickers Armstrong at Walker in 1954, in Prince's Dock on 22 Februay 1969.
Pacific Northwest, 22 February 1969 A_1.jpg

Re: Glasgow ...The Port at Work

Posted: Sun Sep 18, 2016 7:18 pm
by Dennis Maccoy
Ellerman's City of Hereford, from Caledon at Dundee in 1958, and the East African National Sg. Co.'s Mulungushi, completed as Minnesota at Helsingor in 1960 for DFDS, in Prince's Dock on 4 June 1969.
City of Hereford & Mulungushi, 4 June1969_1.jpg

Re: Glasgow ...The Port at Work

Posted: Sun Sep 18, 2016 8:56 pm
by Dennis Maccoy
Atlantic Bulk Carrier Inc.'s Atlantic Faith, from Sasebo in 1958, at General Terminus Quay on 4 June 1969.
Atlantic Faith, Glasgow, 4 June 1969_1.jpg

Re: Glasgow ...The Port at Work

Posted: Sun Sep 18, 2016 10:52 pm
by Craig
Paul/Dennis

Thanks again for the pictures and the info about Rothesay Dock. I'm now starting to think that I might remember the sheds - but then again......

Keep the pictures coming. Unfortunately I wasn't taking many pictures back then so can't really offer much in return. But I do have lots of memories of heading down to Beardmores after school in the hope that I might see something moving.

Craig.

Re: Glasgow ...The Port at Work

Posted: Mon Sep 19, 2016 9:01 am
by Colin Campbell
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

Re: Glasgow ...The Port at Work

Posted: Mon Sep 19, 2016 1:02 pm
by Deepol
Sorry to hear Bobby has passed on. When was that Colin.

Re: Glasgow ...The Port at Work

Posted: Tue Oct 04, 2016 8:02 pm
by Dennis Maccoy
Blue Funnel's Talthybius, built as Salina Victory by Permanente at Richmond in 1944, in Queen's Dock on 28 September 1969.
Talthybius, 28 September 1969_1_1.jpg

Re: Glasgow ...The Port at Work

Posted: Tue Oct 04, 2016 8:09 pm
by Dennis Maccoy
Blue Funnel's Antilochus, from H&W at Belfast in 1949, in King George V Dock on 2 October 1969.
Antilochus, Glasgow, 2 October 1969_1.jpg

Re: Glasgow ...The Port at Work

Posted: Tue Oct 04, 2016 8:20 pm
by Dennis Maccoy
The bulk carrier Bulk Enterprise, from Kockum's at Malmo in 1956, entering Prince's Dock on 4 October 1969.
Bulk Enterprise, 4 October 1969_1.jpg

Re: Glasgow ...The Port at Work

Posted: Tue Oct 04, 2016 8:24 pm
by Dennis Maccoy
Holland America's Kamperdyk, from Lubeck in 1959, at Glasgow on 4 October 1969.
Kamperdyk, 4 October 1969_1.jpg

Re: Glasgow ...The Port at Work

Posted: Tue Oct 04, 2016 8:36 pm
by Dennis Maccoy
The Brazilian Londrina, from IHI Rio de Janeiro in 1963, under the Stobcross crane on 6 November 1969.
Londrina, 6 November 1969_2_1.jpg

Re: Glasgow ...The Port at Work

Posted: Tue Oct 04, 2016 8:50 pm
by Dennis Maccoy
The Swedish Stureholm, from Bremen in 1957, at Yorkhill Quay in bright sunshine under a gloomy sky on 6 November 1969.
Stureholm, 6 November 1969_1.jpg

Re: Glasgow ...The Port at Work

Posted: Fri Oct 07, 2016 9:53 am
by Deepol
Remember when the Holland America cargo ships came. That was quite a scoop but don't think it lasted long.

Re: Glasgow ...The Port at Work

Posted: Wed Oct 12, 2016 5:14 pm
by Dennis Maccoy
Rare visitors indeed Paul. The only other HAL ship that I saw on the Clyde was Dinteldyk, delivered from Wilton-Fijenoord at Schiedam in 1957, seen here in Prince's Dock on 6 March 1970.
Dinteldyk, 6 March 1970_1.jpg

Re: Glasgow ...The Port at Work

Posted: Wed Oct 12, 2016 7:18 pm
by Dennis Maccoy
Harrison's Wayfarer, from Doxford at Pallion in 1951, at Plantation Quay on 31 January 1970.
Wayfarer, 31 January 1970_1.jpg

Re: Glasgow ...The Port at Work

Posted: Wed Oct 12, 2016 8:02 pm
by Dennis Maccoy
Georgia, built as Hathor in 1952 by Van der Giessen at Krimpen, in Queen's Dock on 31 January 1970.
Georgia, 31 January 1970 1970_1.jpg

Re: Glasgow ...The Port at Work

Posted: Wed Oct 12, 2016 8:08 pm
by Dennis Maccoy
Manchester Liners' Manchester Miller, from H&W at Belfast in 1959, at Stobcross Quay on 31 January 1970.
Manchester Miller, 31 January 1970 1970_1.jpg

Re: Glasgow ...The Port at Work

Posted: Wed Oct 12, 2016 8:11 pm
by Dennis Maccoy
Blue Star's Canadian Star, from Caledon at Dundee in 1957, under the Stobcross crane on 31 January 1970.
Canadian Star, 31 January 1970 1970_1.jpg

Re: Glasgow ...The Port at Work

Posted: Fri Oct 14, 2016 5:05 pm
by Dennis Maccoy
Blue Funnel's Neleus, from Caledon at Dundee in 1953, in Queen's Dock on 6 March 1970.
Neleus, 6 March 1970 (1)_1_1.jpg
Neleus, 6 March 1970 (2)_1.jpg

Re: Glasgow ...The Port at Work

Posted: Fri Oct 14, 2016 5:18 pm
by Dennis Maccoy
The (West) German coaster Bremersand, from Elsflether Werft in 1967, in Prince's Dock on 24 March 1970.
Bremersand, 24 March 1970 _1.jpg

Re: Glasgow ...The Port at Work

Posted: Mon Oct 17, 2016 8:23 pm
by Colin Campbell
Booker Vulcan forJames Watt Dock, Greenock assisted by the then Corry tug Vanguard

Re: Glasgow ...The Port at Work

Posted: Mon Oct 17, 2016 8:26 pm
by Colin Campbell
Booker Vulcan & tug VANGUARD.jpg

Re: Glasgow ...The Port at Work

Posted: Mon Oct 17, 2016 8:40 pm
by Colin Campbell
From a time when there were regular Easten European visitors into King George V Dock for crew changes and replenishing of store.
Glasgow airport nice and handy and then off to sea again.. EDUARD CLAUDIUS from Erskine Bridge in the days when one could nip across the road.
Edouard Claudius.jpg
Edouard  Claudius.jpg