SAW026512 SCOTLAND (1949). Greenock Harbour and Cartsdyke Shipyards. An oblique aerial photograph taken facing east. This image has been produced from a damaged negative.

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Details

Title [SAW026512] Greenock Harbour and Cartsdyke Shipyards. An oblique aerial photograph taken facing east. This image has been produced from a damaged negative.
Reference SAW026512
Date 1949
Link Canmore Collection item 1269361
Place name
Parish GREENOCK
District INVERCLYDE
Country SCOTLAND
Easting / Northing 229472, 675885
Longitude / Latitude -4.731055964912, 55.945733757154
National Grid Reference NS295759

Pins

This is the cruiser HMS Lion, launched in Greenock in 1944 as the Minotaur-class cruiser HMS Defence. She was laid up after launching and was towed to Swan Hunter on the Tyne to be largely rebuilt and completion as the Tiger-class cruiser HMS Lion, not launched until 1960.

Andy A
Sunday 8th of April 2018 01:33:35 AM