SPW019475 SCOTLAND (1927). John Brown and Co. shipyards, Clydebank. An oblique aerial photograph taken facing east.

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Details

Title [SPW019475] John Brown and Co. shipyards, Clydebank. An oblique aerial photograph taken facing east.
Reference SPW019475
Date 1927
Link Canmore Collection item 1246260
Place name
Parish OLD KILPATRICK (CLYDEBANK)
District CLYDEBANK
Country SCOTLAND
Easting / Northing 249688, 669676
Longitude / Latitude -4.4041786178711, 55.896736965978
National Grid Reference NS497697

Pins

Most probably Canadian Pacific Line Passenger Vessel DUCHESS OF BEDFORD (John Brown & Co Ltd yard number 518), which was launched 24 January 1928.

Peggy Bawn
Saturday 16th of January 2016 11:18:12 PM
Site of present day Clydebank College.

Weechookieburdie
Sunday 19th of October 2014 01:33:12 AM
Arrol "Titan" Crane. Now all that remains of John Brown's Yard, open as a Tourist Attraction.

Weechookieburdie
Tuesday 19th of August 2014 09:28:01 PM
HMS Canberra, completed 10 July 1928. Damaged at Battle of Savo Island 9 August 1942 and scuttled

Allan
Wednesday 26th of February 2014 02:39:51 PM
HMS Australia, Completed April 1928

Allan
Wednesday 26th of February 2014 02:38:10 PM
Rothesay Dock power station, this was the first dock in the United Kingdom to be equipped entirely with electric machinery.

cell
Thursday 13th of December 2012 06:53:19 PM

User Comment Contributions

The two ships visible in the fitting out basin are the Australian cruisers 'Australia' and 'Canberra', both launched earlier that year. (Source: County class cruisers' by Les Brown, Seaforth Publishing, 2011.)

Stephen Dent
Monday 16th of July 2012 04:27:11 PM