SPW052994 SCOTLAND (1937). John Brown's Shipyard, Clydebank, ship under construction. An oblique aerial photograph taken facing north-east. This image has been produced from a print.

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Details

Title [SPW052994] John Brown's Shipyard, Clydebank, ship under construction. An oblique aerial photograph taken facing north-east. This image has been produced from a print.
Reference SPW052994
Date 1937
Link Canmore Collection item 1315595
Place name
Parish OLD KILPATRICK (CLYDEBANK)
District
Country SCOTLAND
Easting / Northing 249780, 669440
Longitude / Latitude -4.402577560072, 55.8946468655
National Grid Reference NS498694

Pins

Clyde Cement Works: a clinker grinding plant operated by Tunnel 1933-1967. The clinker mainly came by sea from West Thurrock.

Dylan Moore
Wednesday 12th of August 2015 10:23:46 PM

User Comment Contributions

This is either of the Submarine depot ships HMS "Maidstone" or HMS "Forth", which were building at John Brown's at this time and have the distinctive cutaway of the main deck behind the bridge. The holes in the main deck for the two funnel uptakes can also be seen.

Andy A
Wednesday 15th of January 2014 04:22:35 PM