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by Deepol
Sat May 11, 2019 12:03 am
Forum: Clyde-Built Ships: Photography
Topic: ORONTES 1902: Fairfield, Govan
Replies: 1
Views: 691

Re: ORONTES 1902: Fairfield, Govan

Another view of her. Green collection, State Library of Victoria.
by Deepol
Sat May 11, 2019 12:01 am
Forum: RAIL
Topic: West Highland sleepers
Replies: 0
Views: 99

West Highland sleepers

27039 and 27042 crossing the Kelvin Viaduct East of the then Partick Hill station in June 1974 with the lengthy 1725 Fort William to Kings Cross which in the summer months ran direct via Queen Street Low Level.
by Deepol
Fri May 10, 2019 11:59 pm
Forum: RAIL
Topic: Gourock Pullmans
Replies: 0
Views: 78

Gourock Pullmans

Manchester Pullman stock at Gourock in June 1974 on an excursion from Euston and leaving behind 86045.
by Deepol
Fri May 10, 2019 11:54 pm
Forum: Asia / Australasia / Africa / Americas
Topic: Getting close....
Replies: 0
Views: 104

Getting close....

Courtesy Anton and Sergio Grimaldi in Genoa, taken from a Moran tug a fleetmate nestles up to United States on the Hudson.
by Deepol
Fri May 10, 2019 11:52 pm
Forum: RAIL
Topic: Resting at Eastleigh
Replies: 0
Views: 71

Resting at Eastleigh

Mag cutting of 30863 Lord Rodney at Eastleigh shed.
by Deepol
Fri May 10, 2019 11:48 pm
Forum: RAIL
Topic: Up to Town
Replies: 1
Views: 599

Re: Up to Town

Another view of her in this old cutting taken at Southampton.
by Deepol
Fri May 10, 2019 11:42 pm
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: EMPRESS OF BRITAIN at Fairfield
Replies: 0
Views: 118

EMPRESS OF BRITAIN at Fairfield

On June 5th at 2pm I am giving a talk at the Fairfield Heritage Centre on Govan Road charting the career of the CP liner built in 1956. All welcome, booking on the Eventbrite site.
She is seen here at Liverpool with another Fairfield build, ST.TUDNO.
by Deepol
Fri Mar 22, 2019 5:06 pm
Forum: UK & Ireland
Topic: MENDI PALM
Replies: 0
Views: 391

MENDI PALM

MENDI PALM
Taken in Princes Dock, Palm Line vessel built in Bremerhaven in 1936 as LEONIAN for the United Africa Company.
In 1949 she became MENDI PALM and in 1959 sold on was renamed RIO YAPE.
As LOBITO she was scrapped at Vado Ligure where she arrived on July 7th 1967, work beginning in September .
by Deepol
Wed Feb 20, 2019 1:29 am
Forum: Asia / Australasia / Africa / Americas
Topic: IRISH ROWAN
Replies: 0
Views: 542

IRISH ROWAN

RISH ROWAN
Irish Shipping bulker built in Japan in 1976.In 1985 she was renamed MARIVIC and as AGIA PHILOTHEI was only broken up at Huangpu in January 2004.
John Winters' collection.
by Deepol
Wed Feb 20, 2019 1:03 am
Forum: Clyde-Built Ships: Photography
Topic: ST TUDNO 1926: Fairfield, Govan
Replies: 1
Views: 531

Re: ST TUDNO 1926: Fairfield, Govan

Love going through auction catalogues. Never know what's going to turn up....
by Deepol
Wed Feb 20, 2019 12:36 am
Forum: Clyde-Built Ships: Photography
Topic: Cape Nelson MV 1961 - Lithgows
Replies: 2
Views: 669

Re: Cape Nelson MV 1961 - Lithgows

At General Terminus, Dapo Wave as Cape Nelson became in 1976.
In 1978 she became EVPO WAVE and as CEYLAN WAVE was broken up in 1989.
by Deepol
Tue Feb 19, 2019 1:19 am
Forum: RAIL
Topic: Great Western meets North British
Replies: 0
Views: 784

Great Western meets North British

GWR loco 3440 CITY of TRURO and NB Glen 256 GLEN DOUGLAS running light out of Glasgow Central in 1959 after working in a special for the Scottish Industries Exhibition at Kelvin Hall. This was the furthest North the GW loco had been, a marvellous loco for the then Scottish Region management to inclu...
by Deepol
Tue Feb 19, 2019 1:14 am
Forum: RAIL
Topic: Liverpool bound?
Replies: 0
Views: 325

Liverpool bound?

English Electric Type 4 D218 CARMANIA hurrying along the .WCML with maybe a Boat Train for Liverpool Riverside, the reason they were given ships' names.
by Deepol
Tue Feb 19, 2019 1:09 am
Forum: RAIL
Topic: On the Caledonian
Replies: 0
Views: 327

On the Caledonian

46231 Duchess of Atholl around Elvanfoot maybe with the Up Caledonian.
by Deepol
Tue Feb 19, 2019 1:01 am
Forum: Clyde-Built Ships: Photography
Topic: CITY OF BOMBAY:1937 Barclay Curle, Whiteinch.
Replies: 0
Views: 454

CITY OF BOMBAY:1937 Barclay Curle, Whiteinch.

CITY OF BOMBAY
Ellerman's City of Bombay on her trials. Built by Barclay Curle's in 1937 and sadly torpedoed on December 13th 1942 on passage Liverpool and Trinidad for Saldanha Bay and Karachi with military cargo and ammunition.Twenty lives were lost.
by Deepol
Tue Feb 19, 2019 12:53 am
Forum: Rest of Europe
Topic: ESSO SALISBURY
Replies: 0
Views: 409

ESSO SALISBURY

ESSO SALISBURY
Card of the Esso tanker built in Hamburg in 1957 and broken up in 1975 at Kaohsiung.
From the late Alan Eadie collection.
by Deepol
Tue Feb 19, 2019 12:37 am
Forum: UK & Ireland
Topic: Shaw Savill's GOTHIC
Replies: 3
Views: 1083

Re: Shaw Savill's GOTHIC

Eagle cutaway.
by Deepol
Tue Feb 19, 2019 12:32 am
Forum: Clyde-Built Ships: Photography
Topic: ALEXANDRA proposed Royal Yacht
Replies: 0
Views: 424

ALEXANDRA proposed Royal Yacht

Model at Riverside Museum of Alexandra a proposed Royal Yacht which would have been Clyde built
by Deepol
Tue Feb 19, 2019 12:27 am
Forum: Clyde-Built Ships: Photography
Topic: Queen Elizabeth 2; John Brown/ UCS 1969
Replies: 28
Views: 6211

Re: Queen Elizabeth 2; John Brown/ UCS 1969

Never realised that the Eagle had done this but having said that I was not getting the Eagle by 1967. One disappointing feature of the later cutaways was that they were single page and black and white.
by Deepol
Tue Feb 19, 2019 12:19 am
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: Mystery ship ??
Replies: 7
Views: 1403

Re: Mystery ship ??

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Built at Aberdeen in 1947 by John Lewis.In 1964 she became BARBAMIHALIS and was a visitor to Queens Dock As CAPITAO BISMARCK but given the name AVEIRO which was never applied she was broken up at Santander arriving on December 17th 1971 just short of 25 years from her launch.
by Deepol
Tue Feb 19, 2019 12:12 am
Forum: RAIL
Topic: Bennie Railplane
Replies: 0
Views: 357

Bennie Railplane

Bennie Railplane
An unknown photographer's shot taken on board one of the Bennie Railplane cars at Milngavie with Mr Bennie himself standing at the rear.
by Deepol
Tue Feb 19, 2019 12:10 am
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: Routemasters galore
Replies: 0
Views: 354

Routemasters galore

Routemasters galore Remember when the buses were first deregulated and the streets of Glasgow were flooded with different companies' vehicles? Kelvin Scottish bought up old London Routemasters and reintroduced conductors and conductresses. This is one of the Routemasters at Partick Cross in Septembe...
by Deepol
Tue Feb 19, 2019 12:07 am
Forum: UK & Ireland
Topic: AFRIC STAR
Replies: 0
Views: 340

AFRIC STAR

AFRIC STAR
Afric Star in a nice series of ships for Blue Star built by Smiths Dock. She was delivered in 1975 and had a good life being broken up in 2001.
by Deepol
Sun Jan 20, 2019 2:48 pm
Forum: Clyde-Built Ships: Photography
Topic: Whitewing MV 1953 - Ailsa Shipbuilding
Replies: 2
Views: 954

Re: Whitewing MV 1953 - Ailsa Shipbuilding

General Steam Navigation's bird themed coaster Whitewing launched from the Ailsa yard on January 20th 1953.
Taken at Cape Town by John Young.
by Deepol
Sun Jan 20, 2019 2:47 pm
Forum: Alexandra Towing
Topic: ROMSEY (1930)
Replies: 3
Views: 2701

Re: ROMSEY (1930)

Romsey, named after the small town near Southampton which is now becoming part of the ever expanding City. The tug/ passenger tender for the Alexandra Towing Company was launched from Ferguson's on January 20th 1930.
by Deepol
Sun Jan 20, 2019 2:24 pm
Forum: Clyde-Built Ships: Photography
Topic: EMPRESS OF BRITAIN 1930
Replies: 2
Views: 2749

Re: EMPRESS OF BRITAIN 1930

Passing Bowling on her way out on trials.
by Deepol
Sun Jan 20, 2019 2:21 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: PSPS Golden Jubilee
Replies: 0
Views: 594

PSPS Golden Jubilee

A date for your diary; Saturday 23 March 10 till 4 at the Queens Hall Dunoon the PSPS Scottish Branch Golden Jubilee Day focusing on the Society's promotion of Waverley since 1969. Publicity of those early days wll feature archive film of Waverley and Kingswear Castle. Dunoon will also be displayed ...
by Deepol
Thu Nov 29, 2018 11:00 pm
Forum: RAIL
Topic: Camera shy
Replies: 3
Views: 2079

Re: Camera shy

Before the bomb.....
by Deepol
Thu Nov 22, 2018 11:18 am
Forum: RAIL
Topic: Camera shy
Replies: 3
Views: 2079

Camera shy

Always think she was camera shy, cutting of A4
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60002 Sir Murrough Wilson at York.
by Deepol
Thu Nov 22, 2018 11:15 am
Forum: RAIL
Topic: Flooded out
Replies: 0
Views: 884

Flooded out

A BR photo of 60012 Commonwealth of Australia crossing one of the temporary bridges erected in the Grantshouse area following devastating floods in 1948.
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by Deepol
Thu Nov 22, 2018 11:12 am
Forum: RAIL
Topic: 60017 SILVER FOX
Replies: 0
Views: 834

60017 SILVER FOX

Cutting of the A4 in its final days taken I think at Doncaster. She still has her foxes!
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by Deepol
Mon Oct 15, 2018 10:03 pm
Forum: Rest of Europe
Topic: French Line's FRANCE
Replies: 19
Views: 4559

Re: French Line's FRANCE

Thanks Willie I think that was the visit I missed being in deepest Hampshire at a wedding! Super photos as ever.
by Deepol
Mon Oct 15, 2018 9:56 pm
Forum: Clyde-Built Ships: Photography
Topic: TRANSVAAL CASTLE 1961: John Brown, Clydebank
Replies: 16
Views: 5049

Re: TRANSVAAL CASTLE 1961: John Brown, Clydebank

The model is at Glasgow Museums Resource Centre at Nitshill in Glasgow where the models are stored when not on display. There are regular tours where they can be viewed.The next one is on 27th November. These can be booked on line at the GMRC site https://www.glasgowlife.org.uk/event/1/special-inter...
by Deepol
Fri Oct 12, 2018 12:55 am
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Club Syllabuses
Replies: 43
Views: 22507

Re: Club Syllabuses

Iain Quinn will be giving a special presentation of Clyde Steamers at War at 2pm on November 4th at Blairmore Pier Village Hall as part of the end of WW1 commemoration.
Free entry. Tea coffee and home baking available for donations and steamer postcards, books etc on sale as well.
by Deepol
Wed Oct 10, 2018 11:04 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Glasgow ...The Port at Work
Replies: 289
Views: 133426

Re: Glasgow ...The Port at Work

ELMINA PALM in Yorkhill Basin in 1977.
by Deepol
Wed Oct 10, 2018 10:48 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Glasgow ...The Port at Work
Replies: 289
Views: 133426

Re: Glasgow ...The Port at Work

Ellerman's German built City of Canterbury at Stobcross in 1977.
by Deepol
Wed Oct 10, 2018 10:38 pm
Forum: Rest of Europe
Topic: French Line's FRANCE
Replies: 19
Views: 4559

Re: French Line's FRANCE

Courtesy of the Grimaldi brothers in Genoa, this painting featuring France which was up for auction in Italy I think. Possibly for the cover of a book on her/ocean liners in general
by Deepol
Wed Oct 10, 2018 10:28 pm
Forum: Clyde-Built Ships: Photography
Topic: Cutty Sark Views
Replies: 13
Views: 3803

Re: Cutty Sark Views

From the tv Cutty Sark arriving at Greenwich for her final display position in 1954.
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by Deepol
Wed Oct 10, 2018 10:21 pm
Forum: Clyde Shipbuilders
Topic: The Meadowside Shipyard of D. & W. Henderson
Replies: 9
Views: 6281

Re: The Meadowside Shipyard of D. & W. Henderson

In Partick recently, October 2018 looking at the former D&W Henderson shipyard site now being built on noticed the building in front of the main high rise edifices in similar shape to the old shipyard office building. Is this someone with a sense of history bringing the past back?
by Deepol
Wed Oct 10, 2018 10:08 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Club Syllabuses
Replies: 43
Views: 22507

Re: Club Syllabuses

Clyde Shiplovers and Coastal Cruising Association syllabuses for 2018-2019. All welcome to the meetings as always.
The CSS October meeting is confirmed as George Gardner showing slides from the late Robin Wilson's collection.
by Deepol
Tue Oct 09, 2018 1:16 am
Forum: RAIL
Topic: Aproaching Whiteinch
Replies: 0
Views: 1607

Aproaching Whiteinch

An ex-Caledonian 0-6-0 with a mixed bag of ex-LMS stock on an Eastbound train somewhere in the Scotstoun/ Whiteinch area on the former Caledonian Glasgow Central Low Level line.
by Deepol
Tue Oct 09, 2018 1:07 am
Forum: RAIL
Topic: Manx Interlude
Replies: 1
Views: 1257

Re: Manx Interlude

Isle of Man Railways' No.1 MAITLAND ready for departure from Douglas in 1995.
by Deepol
Tue Oct 09, 2018 12:52 am
Forum: RAIL
Topic: Happier days
Replies: 0
Views: 980

Happier days

A happier shot of Jubilee 45637 WINDWARD ISLANDS which was tragically destroyed in the horrific triple accident at Harrow and Wealdstone on October 8th 1952 which was commemorated as always on the station platform at the memorial plaque.
by Deepol
Wed Sep 19, 2018 3:51 pm
Forum: Royal Navy Shipping
Topic: Aircraft Carrier to Exhibition Ship : HMS CAMPANIA
Replies: 0
Views: 1320

Aircraft Carrier to Exhibition Ship : HMS CAMPANIA

Escort Carrier HMS CAMPANIA was completed at Belfast in 1944 originally to have been a general cargo ship for Port Line. In 1951 she was converted to be the Festival of Britain's exhibition ship, touring the country's ports with a civilian crew as the Festival Ship Campania to supplement the main ex...
by Deepol
Wed Sep 19, 2018 3:15 pm
Forum: Asia / Australasia / Africa / Americas
Topic: EXPLORADOR
Replies: 0
Views: 1340

EXPLORADOR

Argentinian registered Shell tanker built at Belfast in 1949. She suffered a fire & explosion at San Lorenzo on February 18th 1967 when loading petrol which claimed 9 lives. Finally scrapped in June 1968.
Photo courtesy John Winters' collection, Cape Town.
by Deepol
Wed Sep 19, 2018 2:52 pm
Forum: RAIL
Topic: 70026 POLAR STAR
Replies: 0
Views: 1154

70026 POLAR STAR

Cutting of a forlorn Polar Star after the accident near Didcot in November 1956 which I was instrumental in the removal of smoke defector handrails from initially the Western Region Brits. The 10 coach excursion train from Treherbert to Paddington which 70026 was heading was derailed at Milton, betw...
by Deepol
Wed Sep 19, 2018 2:34 pm
Forum: RAIL
Topic: D800 SIR BRIAN ROBERTSON
Replies: 0
Views: 1068

D800 SIR BRIAN ROBERTSON

Some recollections of the first of BR Western Region's Warship Diesel Hydraulic locos named after the then Chairman.
by Deepol
Wed Sep 19, 2018 2:25 pm
Forum: RAIL
Topic: Waterloo departures
Replies: 3
Views: 1809

Re: Waterloo departures

Merchant Navy 35019 French Line CGT with the Bournemouth Belle heading out of Waterloo. Photo courtesy Mike Redmayne collection.
by Deepol
Wed Sep 19, 2018 2:21 pm
Forum: RAIL
Topic: Spotters
Replies: 19
Views: 5891

Re: Spotters

55002 KINGS OWN YORKSHIRE LIGHT INFANTRY in blue with admirer at Doncaster in August 1980.
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The future appearing in the background......
by Deepol
Wed Sep 19, 2018 2:15 pm
Forum: RAIL
Topic: Two JOHN MILTONS
Replies: 0
Views: 1063

Two JOHN MILTONS

Two photos of locos named after the 17th century poet.
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Metropolitan No.9 leaving Rickmansworth I think for Baker Street.
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Britannia 70005 at Liverpool Street.

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