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by Colin Campbell
Mon Jun 17, 2019 7:48 pm
Forum: RN Warships and Auxiliaries built on the Clyde
Topic: HMS SPEY - P226 - Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV)
Replies: 2
Views: 136

Re: HMS SPEY - P226 - Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV)

Passed Fairfields on the north side bus going into town this morning .

Did I see SPEY on the barge ?? No sight on the return trip. Perhaps now in KGV.

Any photographers on the spot?
by Colin Campbell
Mon May 20, 2019 9:11 am
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Dredging schedule upper Clyde
Replies: 3
Views: 524

Re: Dredging schedule upper Clyde

Getting harder to find Clyde related items here.
313 "Beluda" items...Whats that all about?
by Colin Campbell
Sun May 12, 2019 1:28 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: PS WAVERLEY 2019
Replies: 16
Views: 1679

Re: PS WAVERLEY 2019

Photograph from 1981
by Colin Campbell
Tue May 07, 2019 7:13 pm
Forum: CALEDONIAN MARITIME RESEARCH TRUST
Topic: Dunster Grange Engines
Replies: 1
Views: 525

Re: Dunster Grange Engines

Hello Harold2, Put your post of Sunday last to the powers that be. Confirm DUNSTER GRANGE main engines were twin Fairfied-Sulzer type 6ST72 Diesel totalling about 6400bhp. HOWEVER UPWEY GRANGE of 1925, with similar main engined had steam auxiliaries and refrigerate machinery. For DUNSTER GRANGE owne...
by Colin Campbell
Wed Mar 13, 2019 10:32 am
Forum: Clyde-Built Ships: Photography
Topic: FALAISE 1947 - Denny
Replies: 2
Views: 839

Re: FALAISE 1947 - Denny

Here she is coming alongside at Weymouth.Two black balls up. Manouvering stern first.
Wonder if this would be in the days when the boat train came down the streets,,,,,,,No. think its much later.
by Colin Campbell
Sun Jan 06, 2019 2:55 pm
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: A School In Murmansk
Replies: 2
Views: 1130

Re: A School In Murmansk

Enjoying your series of paintings. My neighbour as a lad was on the DALDORCH which was a member of PQ11 in February 1942 coming back on QP9 in March. So trying to imagine what they experienced with cold, rough weather not to mention imminent danger. Only got his Arctic Star decades later. Thanks for...
by Colin Campbell
Sat Jan 05, 2019 11:57 am
Forum: Clyde Shipowners
Topic: Burns & Laird Lines Ltd
Replies: 41
Views: 16722

Re: Burns & Laird Lines Ltd

This photograph of City of Cork SP Co Ltd vessel INNISFALLEN shows her at the original Broomielaw Glasgow berth at the foot of Robertson Street on the overnight Glasgow/Belfast service. She came to Glasgow for a months trial on this service 25/02/1935 to 24/03/1935 prior to the ordering of the ROYAL...
by Colin Campbell
Fri Dec 07, 2018 10:05 am
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Glasgow ...The Port at Work
Replies: 289
Views: 137603

Re: Glasgow ...The Port at Work

Merklands Lairage with cattle from Ireland. CORK alongside
by Colin Campbell
Sat Oct 06, 2018 6:51 pm
Forum: Clyde-Built Ships: Photography
Topic: HMS TAMAR P233
Replies: 4
Views: 1834

Re: HMS TAMAR P233

HMS TAMAR on the barge at Govan this evening
by Colin Campbell
Sat Oct 06, 2018 6:32 pm
Forum: Clyde-Built Ships: Photography
Topic: HMS TAMAR P233
Replies: 4
Views: 1834

HMS TAMAR P233

Patrol vessel P233 moved out of building hall and onto barge today prior to launching.Image
by Colin Campbell
Mon Aug 20, 2018 11:44 am
Forum: Ships and Shipowners
Topic: Bonawe
Replies: 2
Views: 2223

Re: Bonawe

On the database here....clydeships.co.uk.....details of a BONAWE (1904-1917) and another 1919-1954 both from Scotts Bowling.
Database looking for photos of both ships.
by Colin Campbell
Fri Jun 22, 2018 9:20 pm
Forum: Clyde Shipowners
Topic: William Sloan & Co. - Q Ships WW II
Replies: 10
Views: 5420

Re: William Sloan & Co. - Q Ships WW II

Old Sailing Bill from 1881
by Colin Campbell
Wed Jun 20, 2018 11:12 am
Forum: MAYDAY
Topic: The Price of Bread 1903 Wheat from Black Sea to Sharpness Part 1
Replies: 2
Views: 4106

Re: The Price of Bread 1903 Wheat from Black Sea to Sharpness Part 3

On the 26th we pumped the water out of the peaks and the tanks and shifted the coal back to the bunkers and as we pumped the water out of the fore peak the vessel levelled up and the water in No1 hold ran aft. We got several plates out of the stokehold and built fires on them to dry the holds day an...
by Colin Campbell
Wed Jun 20, 2018 10:22 am
Forum: MAYDAY
Topic: The Price of Bread 1903 Wheat from Black Sea to Sharpness Part 1
Replies: 2
Views: 4106

Re: The Price of Bread 1903 Wheat from Black Sea to Sharpness Part 2

There being no Dry-Dock at Nicolaieff to take the vessel the only means of repairing the propeller was by tipping the ship at the head and we accordingly shored up the forward watertight bulkhead and on the 4th February we shipped the coal from the bunkers to the fore well deck and filled the fore p...
by Colin Campbell
Wed Jun 20, 2018 9:39 am
Forum: MAYDAY
Topic: The Price of Bread 1903 Wheat from Black Sea to Sharpness Part 1
Replies: 2
Views: 4106

The Price of Bread 1903 Wheat from Black Sea to Sharpness Part 1

Martin Dodds Keith will say, I was at the time of the circumstances hereinafter mentioned the Master of the ss NETHERMOOR of and belonging to South Shields of which Mr A J Hutchins of Cardiff is the Managing Owner. The NETHERMOOR was chartered under an 1890 Black Sea form of Charter Party dated 12 J...
by Colin Campbell
Sun Apr 22, 2018 5:03 pm
Forum: WARSHIPS / WARTIME
Topic: JOINT WARRIOR 18
Replies: 21
Views: 6276

Re: JOINT WARRIOR 18

Sunday 22/04/2018 Departures from KGV Dock Glasgow.
by Colin Campbell
Fri Apr 20, 2018 8:21 am
Forum: WARSHIPS / WARTIME
Topic: JOINT WARRIOR 18
Replies: 21
Views: 6276

Re: JOINT WARRIOR 18

FGS ERFURT passing Clydebank 19/04/2018
by Colin Campbell
Thu Apr 19, 2018 8:43 pm
Forum: WARSHIPS / WARTIME
Topic: JOINT WARRIOR 18
Replies: 21
Views: 6276

Re: JOINT WARRIOR 18

FGS ERFURT.jpg
FGS ERFURT Passing Clydebank
FGS ERFURT Passing Clydebank for KGV Dock.
by Colin Campbell
Wed Apr 11, 2018 3:20 pm
Forum: FISHING VESSELS
Topic: Fishing vessels at Kyle of Lochalsh 09/04/2018
Replies: 0
Views: 1033

Fishing vessels at Kyle of Lochalsh 09/04/2018

LESLIE ANNE CARRIE ANNE. JODIE ANNE and HARVEST ANNE
IMG_2601.jpg
by Colin Campbell
Wed Apr 11, 2018 2:50 pm
Forum: FISHING VESSELS
Topic: HARVEST ANNE
Replies: 0
Views: 731

HARVEST ANNE

Registered in Stornoway, HARVEST ANNE hurries up to Berth at Kyle of Lochalsh
by Colin Campbell
Wed Apr 11, 2018 2:24 pm
Forum: Clyde Shipowners
Topic: Clyde Shipping Co. Ltd.
Replies: 15
Views: 6670

Re: Clyde Shipping Co. Ltd.

The one time FLYING DEMON then FORTH seen at Kyle of Lochalsh 09/04/2018 as TREGEAGLE
by Colin Campbell
Fri Mar 30, 2018 9:32 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: SIZE OF VESSELS MOVING ON THE CLYDE?
Replies: 282
Views: 84382

Re: SIZE OF VESSELS MOVING ON THE CLYDE?

PESSADA 1.jpg
Passing Clydebank
PESSADA Renfrew Ferry.jpg
Renfrew Ferry
Couple more from the North Bank
by Colin Campbell
Fri Mar 23, 2018 7:39 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: SIZE OF VESSELS MOVING ON THE CLYDE?
Replies: 282
Views: 84382

Re: SIZE OF VESSELS MOVING ON THE CLYDE?

Will add another two....after all its Clyde related.... Watched her at Clydebank, waited in the Leisure Centre Cafe until she approached. Hope your warm again Willie.... it would be breezy on that bridge.
by Colin Campbell
Thu Mar 22, 2018 5:11 pm
Forum: Clyde-Built Ships: Photography
Topic: PATROL VESSEL ex BAE (Fairfields)
Replies: 3
Views: 2219

Re: PATROL VESSEL ex BAE (Fairfields)

Something else happening with the Patrol Vessels. The barge is back in Fairfields Basin and there is a Patrol Vessel ahead of the barge. Unable to see if its on a wheeled trailer or still on the quayside. Suggest its a different one from the movement on Tuesday. Earlier in the week there was one shi...
by Colin Campbell
Mon Mar 19, 2018 1:55 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Cruise Ships Passing through Greenock
Replies: 137
Views: 32392

Re: Cruise Ships Passing through Greenock

Norway @ Cloch 1998.jpg
/Users/colincampbell/Desktop/Norway @ Cloch 1998.jpg
by Colin Campbell
Mon Mar 19, 2018 1:19 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Cruise Ships Passing through Greenock
Replies: 137
Views: 32392

Re: Cruise Ships Passing through Greenock

NORWAY outwards passing the Cloch.
by Colin Campbell
Mon Mar 19, 2018 1:13 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Cruise Ships Passing through Greenock
Replies: 137
Views: 32392

Re: Cruise Ships Passing through Greenock

Couple of shots NORWAY visit to Greenock in September 1998
by Colin Campbell
Mon Mar 19, 2018 11:15 am
Forum: Clyde-Built Ships: Photography
Topic: PATROL VESSEL ex BAE (Fairfields)
Replies: 3
Views: 2219

PATROL VESSEL ex BAE (Fairfields)

Noticed this morning next patrol vessel out of the building hall and on the barge.
Tug BRUISER in attendance. No doubt off to KGV shortly.
by Colin Campbell
Sat Mar 17, 2018 10:54 am
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: SIZE OF VESSELS MOVING ON THE CLYDE?
Replies: 282
Views: 84382

Re: SIZE OF VESSELS MOVING ON THE CLYDE?

Well done Allan, excellent tracking....I see she is at anchor now in Brodick Bay.
by Colin Campbell
Sat Mar 10, 2018 8:48 am
Forum: Clyde-Built Ships: Photography
Topic: Diving Bell No.1 1852
Replies: 1
Views: 1945

Diving Bell No.1 1852

Channel 4 TV programme "Britain at Low Tide:" Second Series Programme 3 (of 6) featured the River Clyde. Among other items they featured the wooden wrecks dumped behind Newshot Isle. Many wooden Clyde Navigaton Trust punts which pre-dated the Hoppers which took spoil from the dredgers down river to ...
by Colin Campbell
Wed Feb 21, 2018 8:54 am
Forum: OFFSHORE SUPPORT VESSELS
Topic: LAID UP AT LEITH DOCKS / NAME SOUGHT
Replies: 2
Views: 2025

Re: LAID UP AT LEITH DOCKS / NAME SOUGHT

Suggest 'vessel finder/port of leith' should name whats what
by Colin Campbell
Sat Feb 17, 2018 10:02 pm
Forum: Clyde Shipowners
Topic: William Sloan & Co. - Q Ships WW II
Replies: 10
Views: 5420

Re: William Sloan & Co. - Q Ships WW II

In 1958 Sloans purchased from Currie Line of Leith their 1928 Leith built HORSA which they renamed ENDRICK continuing their "river" naming scheme. She certainly looked like earlier Sloan ships.
Horsa.jpg
HORSA when owned by Currie Line Leith
by Colin Campbell
Sat Jan 13, 2018 10:00 am
Forum: Clyde Shipowners
Topic: William Sloan & Co. - Q Ships WW II
Replies: 10
Views: 5420

Re: William Sloan & Co. - Q Ships WW II

Postcard, probably from Robertsons of Gourock, showing William Sloans BRORA
by Colin Campbell
Wed Jan 10, 2018 8:00 pm
Forum: Clyde Shipowners
Topic: William Sloan & Co. - Q Ships WW II
Replies: 10
Views: 5420

Re: William Sloan & Co. - Q Ships WW II

William Sloans ANNAN
copy of photograph from earlier clydemaritime item 11/01/2013
by Colin Campbell
Wed Jan 10, 2018 7:58 pm
Forum: Clyde Shipowners
Topic: William Sloan & Co. - Q Ships WW II
Replies: 10
Views: 5420

Re: William Sloan & Co. - Q Ships WW II

William Sloans ORCHY
Copy of photograph from earlier item on clydemaritime 02/05/2012
by Colin Campbell
Wed Jan 10, 2018 7:15 pm
Forum: Clyde Shipowners
Topic: William Sloan & Co. - Q Ships WW II
Replies: 10
Views: 5420

Re: William Sloan & Co. - Q Ships WW II

Sloans BEAULY from 1924 Ailsa Troon
Broken up Belgium 1959
HMS LOOE for a time during WW II Q.Ship.
by Colin Campbell
Wed Jan 10, 2018 6:55 pm
Forum: Clyde Shipowners
Topic: William Sloan & Co. - Q Ships WW II
Replies: 10
Views: 5420

Re: William Sloan & Co. - Q Ships WW II

BRORA of 1924
by Colin Campbell
Wed Jan 10, 2018 6:49 pm
Forum: Clyde Shipowners
Topic: William Sloan & Co. - Q Ships WW II
Replies: 10
Views: 5420

Re: William Sloan & Co. - Q Ships WW II

FINDHORN again. from Ailsa 1903. All her days with Sloans
by Colin Campbell
Wed Jan 10, 2018 6:47 pm
Forum: Clyde Shipowners
Topic: William Sloan & Co. - Q Ships WW II
Replies: 10
Views: 5420

Re: William Sloan & Co. - Q Ships WW II

FINDHORN built Ailsa Troon 1903 Scrapped Port Glasgow 1956
Findhorn.jpg
by Colin Campbell
Wed Jan 10, 2018 6:38 pm
Forum: Clyde Shipowners
Topic: William Sloan & Co. - Q Ships WW II
Replies: 10
Views: 5420

Re: William Sloan & Co. - Q Ships WW II

William Sloans BRORA built 1924 by Ailsa Shipbuilding Co., Troom
Passenger accommodation removed 1931
Spent all her days with Sloans until broken up in Belgium in 1959
Brora.jpg
by Colin Campbell
Wed Jan 10, 2018 5:11 pm
Forum: Clyde Shipowners
Topic: William Sloan & Co. - Q Ships WW II
Replies: 10
Views: 5420

William Sloan & Co. - Q Ships WW II

ss BEAULY (HMS LOOE) and ss ORCHY (HMS ANTOINE) BEAULY and ORCHY formerly owned by William Sloan & Co., of Glasgow and employed in trading between the Clyde, Belfast and Bristol. Strongly built, coal burning vessels of between 1000 and 1500 tons with high bulwarks and a long fore well deck. Their to...
by Colin Campbell
Thu Nov 23, 2017 11:17 am
Forum: Clyde Shipowners
Topic: Shipbreaking at Troon - LADY EMERALD scrapped 1960
Replies: 0
Views: 2014

Shipbreaking at Troon - LADY EMERALD scrapped 1960

Having trouble trying to log into comments page for Troon Shipbreakers. Can I point out the LAIRDSFORD photograph used for LADY EMERALD (x WAR GARRY - xLADY EMERALD - xCARLOW - xBRITANNY COAST - xKILDARE -xLAIRDSFORD) is not the the correct ship. The photograph used is an earlier LAIRDSFORD xDUKE OF...
by Colin Campbell
Mon Nov 13, 2017 8:25 pm
Forum: Clyde Shipbuilders
Topic: Glen Sannox Launch Tuesday 21/11/2017
Replies: 0
Views: 2532

Glen Sannox Launch Tuesday 21/11/2017

Clyde Cruises, Victoria Harbour, Greenock planning a £20.00 three hour cruise departing 1300hrs to view the launch
by Colin Campbell
Mon Nov 13, 2017 10:14 am
Forum: Steel and Bennie
Topic: Clydebank Blitz 14 March 1941
Replies: 1
Views: 2845

Clydebank Blitz 14 March 1941

Found this historical piece and thought it worth saving here. "The oil tanks at Old Kilpatrick set on fire by incendiary bombs and a large Norwegian tanker FERNCOURT was moored at the oil wharf.The river was completely closed to all traffic owing to the large number of unexploded mines. On 15/03/194...
by Colin Campbell
Thu Nov 02, 2017 11:14 am
Forum: Clyde-Built Ships: Photography
Topic: EMPRESS OF BRITAIN 1930
Replies: 2
Views: 2885

EMPRESS OF BRITAIN 1930

Built John Browns Clydebank for Canadian Pacific Given this photograph by a friend who told me her brother managed to get safely out of her through a porthole when she was sunk in 1940. Understand she was first bombed 26/10/1940 and eventually torpedoded two days later to become the largest British ...
by Colin Campbell
Mon Oct 23, 2017 5:40 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Shearwater/Admiral Day
Replies: 1
Views: 1502

Re: Shearwater/Admiral Day

HMS FORTH moved from alongside quay into the other drydock this afternoon.
Two black balls up...Dead ship...moved by tugs.
by Colin Campbell
Sat Oct 14, 2017 7:33 pm
Forum: Wijsmuller
Topic: SHANNON
Replies: 3
Views: 2522

Re: SHANNON

SHANNON on the Clyde.
by Colin Campbell
Sat Oct 14, 2017 7:12 pm
Forum: Wijsmuller
Topic: SHANNON
Replies: 3
Views: 2522

Re: SHANNON

Shannon (3).jpg
SHANNON on the Clyde
by Colin Campbell
Mon Sep 25, 2017 11:53 am
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: MV BALMORAL
Replies: 8
Views: 3885

Re: MV BALMORAL

BALMORAL !.jpg
Approaching Renfrew Ferry
BALMORAL3.jpg
From Yoker
Renfrew Ferry this morning

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