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UK | Colourful history of famous ship

During its 41 years on the seas the QE2 has broken records, hosted royalty and transported troops.

Children playing in the shadow of the giant oil tanker Esso Northumbria being built by Swan Hunter at the end of Leslie Street, Wallsend, in April 1969. From left, Paul Muir, Neil Stoker, Hazel Kendall (now McLean) and Pam Riley (now McAllister)
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Watch superb colour film of the launch of Esso Northumbria at Swan Hunter

May 2, 1969 saw the launch of the famous oil tanker on the River Tyne. Relive the event with this colour footage

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Visit the Glasgow Necropolis - The City of the Dead

The Glasgow Necropolis is known as the city of the dead. From body snatchers to the necropolis catacombs - Visit to see the historic Victorian cemetery.

Forgotten men of the Upper Clyde shipyards

Jimmy Reid was only one of the key players in the shipbuilding struggle

Canal at Singer's Building, Clydebank
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Canal at Singer's Building, Clydebank

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Photographs of The "Carrick" old sailing ship at the Broomielaw on the River Clyde in Glasgow city centre

Photo Gallery of Glasgow - the largest city of Scotland

Oor wullie at 80years young

Oor wullie at 80years young

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City of Gangs: Glasgow and the Rise of the British Gangster

City of Gangs: Glasgow and the Rise of the British Gangster [Andrew Davies] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. City of Gangs: Glasgow and the Rise of the British Gangster

Deliveroo’s ‘flexible’ labor model likened to 20th century dockyards
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Deliveroo’s ‘flexible’ labor model likened to 20th century dockyards – TechCrunch

Deliveroo’s ‘flexible’ labor model likened to 20th century dockyards

River Clyde, Glasgow 1930s. Photo Margaret Watkins
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River Clyde, Glasgow 1930s. Photo Margaret Watkins

Jimmy Reid - Forgotten men of the Upper Clyde shipyards

Forgotten men of the Upper Clyde shipyards

Jimmy Reid was only one of the key players in the shipbuilding struggle

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Life in the Gorbals: Photos reveal Glasgow's 1940s slums

Sobering images reveal daily life in Glasgow's densely populated Gorbals district, where 40,000 Scots existed in some of the worst conditions of post-...

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A Shipyard at War

Although best known for large liners and capital ships, between 1914 and the completion of the wartime programmes in 1920 the Clydebank shipyard of John Brown & Sons built a vast range of vessels – major warships down to destroyers and submarines, unusual designs like a seaplane carrier and submarine depot ship, and even a batch of war-standard merchant ships.

No 27 You're a wizard Wullie, Morgan Academy by Lee O'Brien

No 27 You're a wizard Wullie, Morgan Academy by Lee O'Brien