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  1. Glasgow


    The title is Broomielaw, Glasgow, and I do suppose that is the name of the nearest vessel - but I am not sure. Whatever, she is properly filled, one is tempted to speak of parsimony when it comes to space accorded each of these passengers. However, it seems to be a special occasion.
  2. Type 26 Glasgow

    Type 26 Glasgow

    It appears the name Glasgow has been selected for the first Type 26 frigate, thus regenerating the 'Town' class. No doubt significant politics will play in the selection, no surprise that Scotland came top. it is my opinion that Cardiff, Birmingham, Manchester, Sheffield and London will follow. I s
  3. PS Waverley

    PS Waverley

    20th November, 2016 - a cold, grey day and the old paddler is laid up for the winter at her berth at Glasgow's Science Centre.
  4. Port of Glasgow 1960's

    Port of Glasgow 1960's

    The port of Glasgow seen here in the early 1960's. In the foreground are visible the Prince's and Queen's Docks with their north/south/centre basins. In the background the Harland & Wolff and Fairfield Shipbuilding yards with their graving docks. In 1960 the port of Glasgow had a stock turnover
  5. Glasgow


    The River Clyde and its bridges at Glasgow
  6. Broompark  (III)

    Broompark (III)

    A nice image of the classic, very attractive looking 1959 built 'BROOMPARK' in ice on the St. Lawrence in April 1960, recently picked up on ebay. Print seemed to be a Press photo and there was also a good Kodachrome transparency, but missed out. A very local built ship - by Charles Connell for Den
  7. G.C.N.S. (soon to be Rtd)

    G.C.N.S. (soon to be Rtd)

    G.C.N.S.(rtd) as pictured last Wednesday, 23rd July 2014 Of course, now named 'City of Glasgow College' - and note the very large - that is about 50% of it - 'Riverside Campus' replacement going up, due to be completed Summer 2015. With the other city centre building due in Summer 2016, for a total
  8. Port of Glasgow

    Port of Glasgow

    Great old aerial cutting of the upper part of Glasgow Harbour featuring the berths nearest the City Centre.
  9. Kerimoana - Pay slip March to September 1938

    Kerimoana - Pay slip March to September 1938

    A copy of my father's pay slip from the Kerimoana - Sailed as a Fireman on the delivery (maiden) voyage from Glasgow, Scotland to Wellington New Zealand
  10. SD Kerimoana

    SD Kerimoana

    Kerimoana in Dry Dock at Newcastle after turning back from an attempt to cross the Tasman from Brisbane to Wellington N.Z. due to severe storm and insufficient coal. Hull being cleaned of weeds
  11. SD Kerimoana

    SD Kerimoana

    Launch of the Kerimoana from Ferguson Brothers, Port Glasgow Shipbuilding and Engineering Works, March 1938


    Press Release Photo taken 15 June 1953. Description on the back of the photo First arrivals for the Coronation Naval Review, HMS GLASGOW , flagship of the C-in-C Mediterranean (Admiral the Earl Mountbatten), HMS GAMBIA and HMS MANXMAN
  13. City of Glasgow and the River Clyde

    City of Glasgow and the River Clyde

    "I see no Ships" Note the tartan car park at the bottom left of the photo
  14. ST KILDA, Glasgow

    ST KILDA, Glasgow

    This model has recently been discovered on a recycling skip at a West Highland port! Its name and port of registration are given in the title. Can anyone shed light on the vessel that has been modelled? I presume it represents a 'real' ship, given the care that has been lavished on the model, whic
  15. Take it away Tommy :o)

    Take it away Tommy :o)

    Strathclyde Fire Training...... `Rock on ` Tommy Towie about to get into the Fire Engine :o)
  16. Philotis


    Bought at second-hand shop along with a bunch of photos that had obviously been in a ring-binder Philotis Built: 1918 Ardrossan SB, Ardrossan Tonnage: 1,037grt Owners: J and P Hutchison Ltd, Glasgow 1935: Nyroca 1942: Sir Walter Venning 1946: Nyroca 1950: Alice Marie 1956: Mairula 1974: Broken up, P
  17. HMS Glasgow

    HMS Glasgow

    Fuelling astern from RFA Plumleaf. 22 33 S 18 20 W June 4th 1982
  18. HMS Glasgow

    HMS Glasgow

    From RFA Grey Rover Feb 1986