SAW026516 SCOTLAND (1949). James Watt Dock and Cartsdyke Shipyards, Greenock Harbour. An oblique aerial photograph taken facing west. This image has been produced from a damaged negative.

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Title [SAW026516] James Watt Dock and Cartsdyke Shipyards, Greenock Harbour. An oblique aerial photograph taken facing west. This image has been produced from a damaged negative.
Reference SAW026516
Date 1949
Link Canmore Collection item 1269363
Place name
Parish GREENOCK
District INVERCLYDE
Country SCOTLAND
Easting / Northing 229531, 675854
Longitude / Latitude -4.730092679599, 55.945476438375
National Grid Reference NS295759

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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 01:33:45 AM