The hosting costs of websites on this system have historically been covered by advertising. However changes in the way people use the internet, including ad-blocking mean that the revenues no longer cover the expenses. For this reason we will be closing this website within the next two months unless we can find a different model. If any users of the site would be interested in the possibility of taking this incredible archive or pictures and comments over including paying for hosting, please get in touch.
Librapix Link

Ships and Harbours Photos

Upload a Picture About this Site | Links | Random Pic | Advanced Search Home | Latest Additions | Contributors | Visitors
 
When the Clyde was busy
Ships and Harbours
 
No: 14658   Contributor: John Aitken   Year: 1965   Manufacturer: Vickers-Armstrong Ltd, Newcastle, United Kingdom   Country: United Kingdom
When the Clyde was busy

Empress of Canada,waiting to be loaded with passengers,on the River Clyde,circa 1965
Picture added on 06 June 2010 at 08:19
add commentComments:
Yes indeed, the Empresses and the Cunard Saxonia quartet were regulars off greenock on that run.

Added by Paul Strathdee on 07 June 2010.
In the days before the Ocean Terminal when the local steamers were utilised as liberty boats to land the passengers. This still happens on the Forth in summer months where passengers come ashore at South Queensferry by local trip boats

Added by Dave Forbes on 20 December 2011.
Even this is to become a thing of the past. I believe a vast investment is being made at Leith to build a deep water cruise ship terminal out in the Firth near the locks.It's a Watch This Space scenario.

Added by Paul Strathdee on 20 December 2011.
Some of the smaller cruise ships that can get under the Forth Bridge go into Rosyth (a la , the il-fated Zebrugge Ferry)

Added by Dave Forbes on 20 December 2011.
Please add your comments about this picture using the form below.

Comments

Your Name

Your email address - this will be shown on the page and will allow the system to notify you of further comments added to this picture.
 

Vickers-Armstrong Ltd, Newcastle, United Kingdom

Liberian ship 'Oriental Carnival' of 1949cruiser I.N.S. 'Mysore'Photo of the HMS GLAMORGAN D19HMS GLAMORGAN D 19Adrastus at BirkenheadPhoto of the AdrastusAdrastusPRIAM PEISANDERRADNORSHIRE
My Album Admin Login | Terms & Copyright | Try our site about Trains