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by riverman
Fri Jul 20, 2018 9:50 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Cruise Ships Passing through Greenock
Replies: 74
Views: 5550

Re: Cruise Ships Passing through Greenock

Crystal Serenity outwards at 21.00hrs. this evening Dundee bound with Waverley inwards, taken from East Bay, Helensburgh.
by riverman
Mon Jul 16, 2018 12:24 am
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: PS WAVERLEY 2018
Replies: 59
Views: 2974

Re: PS WAVERLEY 2018

That would be Argyll & Bute Council Allan, plans are well under way for developing the waterfront the main feature being a new leisure centre facility and swimming pool to replace the existing one which is coming to the end of it's days. One or two people have even suggested extending the pier to en...
by riverman
Sat Jul 14, 2018 10:04 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: PS WAVERLEY 2018
Replies: 59
Views: 2974

Re: PS WAVERLEY 2018

I think coaches were arranged at Greenock beforehand, about time Helensburgh Pier was dredged and brought up to scratch, we always seem to be years behind the likes of Germany and the Netherlands regarding river traffic.
by riverman
Sat Jul 14, 2018 3:22 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: PS WAVERLEY 2018
Replies: 59
Views: 2974

Re: PS WAVERLEY 2018

Departing Helensburgh. :ymdaydream:
by riverman
Sat Jul 14, 2018 3:18 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: PS WAVERLEY 2018
Replies: 59
Views: 2974

Re: PS WAVERLEY 2018

At Helensburgh Pier.
by riverman
Sat Jul 14, 2018 3:15 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: PS WAVERLEY 2018
Replies: 59
Views: 2974

Re: PS WAVERLEY 2018

Helensburgh Pier today.
W5.jpg
Always time for an ice cream at Dino's, real proper Italian ice cream made fresh every day, best in Scotland.
W6.jpg
What Flag?
by riverman
Sat Jul 14, 2018 3:08 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: PS WAVERLEY 2018
Replies: 59
Views: 2974

Re: PS WAVERLEY 2018

Cloudy but warm another great day for a sail from Helensburgh-sur Mer. Nae alcohol to be taken on board or yer furrit!
Don't think she is returning to Helensburgh this evening as it is a low tide. LW 19:39 (0.11m) :P :beer:
by riverman
Fri Jul 13, 2018 12:19 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Cruise Ships Passing through Greenock
Replies: 74
Views: 5550

Re: Cruise Ships Passing through Greenock

Cruise ship Columbus in for G.O.T. this morning and MSC Malin lying at anchor, taken from Helensburgh.
by riverman
Fri Jul 13, 2018 12:12 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: PS WAVERLEY 2018
Replies: 59
Views: 2974

Re: PS WAVERLEY 2018

Mechanical problem Allan, something to do with a gasket or wan o' those thingy's that goes up an doon, roon an roon, or in an oot! I had two friends on board who got off at Largs, got the bus up to Gourock and ferry over to Kilcreggan where I picked them up. She missed out Arran and returned keeping...
by riverman
Thu Jul 12, 2018 2:22 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: PS WAVERLEY 2018
Replies: 59
Views: 2974

Re: PS WAVERLEY 2018

Departing Helensburgh. (*)
by riverman
Thu Jul 12, 2018 2:15 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: PS WAVERLEY 2018
Replies: 59
Views: 2974

Re: PS WAVERLEY 2018

At Helensburgh.
by riverman
Thu Jul 12, 2018 2:14 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: PS WAVERLEY 2018
Replies: 59
Views: 2974

Re: PS WAVERLEY 2018

At Helensburgh.
by riverman
Thu Jul 12, 2018 2:09 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: PS WAVERLEY 2018
Replies: 59
Views: 2974

Re: PS WAVERLEY 2018

At Helensburgh.
by riverman
Thu Jul 12, 2018 2:06 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: PS WAVERLEY 2018
Replies: 59
Views: 2974

Re: PS WAVERLEY 2018

PS Waverley today at Helensburgh for her sail to Brodick and points in between. :-bd
by riverman
Tue Jul 10, 2018 3:58 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Cruise Ships Passing through Greenock
Replies: 74
Views: 5550

Re: Cruise Ships Passing through Greenock

Ex- Hurtigruten's NARVIK
Built 1982 Mekaniske Verksted, Aker Trondelag A/S, Trondheim.

Owned by a private school in Stavanger for educating students to be sailors. Privately funded it arranges cruises for passengers during the school holidays. (From Google)
by riverman
Mon Jul 09, 2018 12:08 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: USS FARRAGUT (DDG-99)
Replies: 5
Views: 147

Re: USS FARRAGUT (DDG-99)

In for Faslane.
by riverman
Mon Jul 09, 2018 12:06 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: USS FARRAGUT (DDG-99)
Replies: 5
Views: 147

Re: USS FARRAGUT (DDG-99)

In for Faslane.
by riverman
Mon Jul 09, 2018 12:03 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: USS FARRAGUT (DDG-99)
Replies: 5
Views: 147

Re: USS FARRAGUT (DDG-99)

In for Faslane.
by riverman
Mon Jul 09, 2018 12:02 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: USS FARRAGUT (DDG-99)
Replies: 5
Views: 147

Re: USS FARRAGUT (DDG-99)

In for Faslane.
by riverman
Mon Jul 09, 2018 12:01 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: USS FARRAGUT (DDG-99)
Replies: 5
Views: 147

Re: USS FARRAGUT (DDG-99)

In for Faslane.
by riverman
Mon Jul 09, 2018 11:59 am
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: USS FARRAGUT (DDG-99)
Replies: 5
Views: 147

USS FARRAGUT (DDG-99)

In for Faslane this morning under tow. :(
Arleigh Burke-class destroyer.
Built:- Bath Iron Works, Bath, Maine. Launched 23rd. July 2005
Homeport:- Naval Station, Mayport, Florida.
Named after Admiral David Glasgow Farragut (1801-1870) from Google.
by riverman
Sun Jul 08, 2018 6:22 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: PS WAVERLEY 2018
Replies: 59
Views: 2974

Re: PS WAVERLEY 2018

Departing Helensburgh-sur-Mer. :-h
by riverman
Sun Jul 08, 2018 6:19 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: PS WAVERLEY 2018
Replies: 59
Views: 2974

Re: PS WAVERLEY 2018

At Helensburgh this Sunday.
by riverman
Sun Jul 08, 2018 6:17 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: PS WAVERLEY 2018
Replies: 59
Views: 2974

Re: PS WAVERLEY 2018

At Helensburgh this Sunday.
by riverman
Sun Jul 08, 2018 6:14 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: PS WAVERLEY 2018
Replies: 59
Views: 2974

Re: PS WAVERLEY 2018

At Helensburgh this Sunday.
by riverman
Sun Jul 08, 2018 6:12 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: PS WAVERLEY 2018
Replies: 59
Views: 2974

Re: PS WAVERLEY 2018

At Helensburgh this Sunday.
by riverman
Sun Jul 08, 2018 6:09 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: PS WAVERLEY 2018
Replies: 59
Views: 2974

Re: PS WAVERLEY 2018

At Helensburgh this Sunday.
W6.jpg
Grierson yer man takes the ropes.
by riverman
Sun Jul 08, 2018 6:04 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: PS WAVERLEY 2018
Replies: 59
Views: 2974

Re: PS WAVERLEY 2018

Waverley at Helensburgh this Sunday for her sail 'doon the watter' Cloudy and cooler but a grand day for a cruise. :thumbup:
by riverman
Fri Jul 06, 2018 12:10 am
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Mia Sophie B
Replies: 4
Views: 565

Re: Mia Sophie B

Thanks Allan, a ships not much use without a rudder. :(
by riverman
Fri Jul 06, 2018 12:01 am
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: PS WAVERLEY 2018
Replies: 59
Views: 2974

Re: PS WAVERLEY 2018

At Helensburgh.
EW12.jpg
Grierson gives the thumbs up.
by riverman
Thu Jul 05, 2018 11:58 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: PS WAVERLEY 2018
Replies: 59
Views: 2974

Re: PS WAVERLEY 2018

At Helensburgh.
by riverman
Thu Jul 05, 2018 11:56 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: PS WAVERLEY 2018
Replies: 59
Views: 2974

Re: PS WAVERLEY 2018

At Helensburgh.
by riverman
Thu Jul 05, 2018 11:52 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: PS WAVERLEY 2018
Replies: 59
Views: 2974

Re: PS WAVERLEY 2018

PSPS fundraising cruise this evening starting at Blairmore, Greenock, Helensburgh taking in the Gareloch and Loch Long. She never entered the Gareloch for some reason and only part way up Loch Long returning to Helensburgh 15mins. early at 2200hrs.
Good crowd waiting to board at Helensburgh.
by riverman
Thu Jul 05, 2018 8:49 am
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Mia Sophie B
Replies: 4
Views: 565

Re: Mia Sophie B

Anyone know the problem with MIA SOPHIE B, she's being lying in the Rothesay Dock for over two months now?
by riverman
Sat Jun 30, 2018 2:48 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: PS WAVERLEY 2018
Replies: 59
Views: 2974

Re: PS WAVERLEY 2018

Onwards to tropical destinations. B-)
by riverman
Sat Jun 30, 2018 2:44 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: PS WAVERLEY 2018
Replies: 59
Views: 2974

Re: PS WAVERLEY 2018

Puerto de Helensburgh.
by riverman
Sat Jun 30, 2018 2:42 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: PS WAVERLEY 2018
Replies: 59
Views: 2974

Re: PS WAVERLEY 2018

At Puerto de Helensburgh on the Costa Clyde!
by riverman
Sat Jun 30, 2018 2:39 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: PS WAVERLEY 2018
Replies: 59
Views: 2974

Re: PS WAVERLEY 2018

At Puerto de Helensburgh today grand day for a sail. :geek: :-bd
by riverman
Mon Jun 25, 2018 2:59 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: CADET TRAINING SHIP EMPIRE STATE
Replies: 7
Views: 557

Re: CADET TRAINING SHIP EMPIRE STATE

Sailed KGV Glasgow this morning after a one week stay.
by riverman
Mon Jun 25, 2018 2:56 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: CADET TRAINING SHIP EMPIRE STATE
Replies: 7
Views: 557

Re: CADET TRAINING SHIP EMPIRE STATE

Sailed KGV Glasgow this morning passing Dumbarton outwards.
by riverman
Sat Jun 23, 2018 11:37 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: PS WAVERLEY 2018
Replies: 59
Views: 2974

Re: PS WAVERLEY 2018

No idea David, seems a bit strange, you would have thought when clear of the bouyed channel she would have headed over to Kilcreggan via the Whiteforeland buoy.
by riverman
Sat Jun 23, 2018 8:33 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: PS WAVERLEY 2018
Replies: 59
Views: 2974

Re: PS WAVERLEY 2018

At Helensburgh today.
by riverman
Sat Jun 23, 2018 8:30 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: PS WAVERLEY 2018
Replies: 59
Views: 2974

Re: PS WAVERLEY 2018

At Helensburgh today.
by riverman
Sat Jun 23, 2018 8:26 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: PS WAVERLEY 2018
Replies: 59
Views: 2974

Re: PS WAVERLEY 2018

At Helensburgh today.
by riverman
Sat Jun 23, 2018 8:24 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: PS WAVERLEY 2018
Replies: 59
Views: 2974

Re: PS WAVERLEY 2018

PS WAVERLEY at Helensburgh on a fine day today.
by riverman
Mon Jun 18, 2018 6:00 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: CADET TRAINING SHIP EMPIRE STATE
Replies: 7
Views: 557

Re: CADET TRAINING SHIP EMPIRE STATE

In for Glasgow.
by riverman
Mon Jun 18, 2018 5:58 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: CADET TRAINING SHIP EMPIRE STATE
Replies: 7
Views: 557

Re: CADET TRAINING SHIP EMPIRE STATE

In for Glasgow.
by riverman
Mon Jun 18, 2018 5:56 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: CADET TRAINING SHIP EMPIRE STATE
Replies: 7
Views: 557

Re: CADET TRAINING SHIP EMPIRE STATE

In for Glasgow.
by riverman
Mon Jun 18, 2018 5:54 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: CADET TRAINING SHIP EMPIRE STATE
Replies: 7
Views: 557

CADET TRAINING SHIP EMPIRE STATE

TS EMPIRE STATE in for Glasgow today. Launched as OREGON Sept. 16th. 1961 Newport News Shipbuilding and Drydock Co., Virginia. (Type C5-S-MA1) for the States Steamship Co., Pacific Service. 1970,s Sold to Moore McCormack Lines, renamed MORMACTIDE for their South American Service. 1982 Laid up in the...
by riverman
Sat Jun 16, 2018 7:14 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Cruise Ships Passing through Greenock
Replies: 74
Views: 5550

Re: Cruise Ships Passing through Greenock

Nice clear and sharp Williemac, always enjoy your photos, you are in a good position there.

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