Please may I ask - if someone was a serving Lieutenant in the Royal Navy in 1871, and living in Helensburgh, where would be his nearest RN base at that time. Faslane did not, I understand, exist that time.
Note, these are scans from my vintage negatives in a folder marked Clydebank 1938. If some of these images are from other locations it is unintentional. I have been looking for somewhere to store these images so they will not be lost - this goes for all my shipping negatives, curiously I have...
This is a large poster 35x25 inches with frame; a print rehearsed with water colour. It is still in the original frame still held with the wooden boards and the square nails. The glass appears to have been changed See the description in My Flickr album.
It is damaged from water dripping from...
The last great Cunard Liner to be built on Clyde is shown being launched on 20 September, 1967. Thanks to excellent maintenance, and a conversion to diesel propulsion in mid-life, the QE2 would enjoy the longest service record of any vessel, while operating under the Cunard House Flag.
A view of Oban taken from a glass slide originally produced by George Washington Wilson, a one time photographer to the Queen. He died in 1893, and many of his Scotland photos were available in the 1860 - 1870 period, so I guess there is a fair age to this one. It is exceedingly sharp and clear...
Bought at antique and collectables shop
Built: 1946 Caledon, Dundee
Owners: Currie Line Ltd, Leith
1946: Launched as Shetland
1946: Completed as Scotland
1974: Alexandra K.
1976: Sank after fire, 18.9.1976.
One could belive this was a pic from some scottish festival in Esbjerg....but stepping a bit backwards, the fun will stop, because this were the final destination for those vessel. One by one they were cut into pieces....at company Smedegaarden in Esbjerg...
Esbjerg was once the center in...