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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
Bought at second-hand shop along with a bunch of photos that had obviously been in a ring-binder
Built: 1918 Ardrossan SB, Ardrossan
Owners: J and P Hutchison Ltd, Glasgow
1942: Sir Walter Venning
1950: Alice Marie
1974: Broken up, P