A photographic journey down the River Clyde from the centre of Glasgow
Broomielaw, Glasgow MacBrayne's famous paddle steamer, SS Columba (1878-1935) leaving Broomielaw Pier on the Clyde at Glasgow bound for Ardrishaig on the first leg of the "Royal Route" which, by a relay of steamers, took you all the way to Inverness via the Crinan and Caledonian Canals over the course of two days' sailing. This is a scan from MacBrayne's 1914 timetable - looks like a photo which has been "touched up".
HMS Foudroyant was an of the Royal Navy built at Plymouth Dockyard In 1897 she was towed to Blackpool and during a violent storm, she parted a cable and dragging the remaining anchor, went ashore on Blackpool Sands, damaging North Pier in the process.
Fairfield’s Fitting Out Basin in The liner R. Empress of Japan is being completed for the Canadian Pacific Line and this fine ship would go on to set a new record for the fastest crossing of the Pacific Ocean between Vancouver and Yokohama.
clyde steamers - Clyde steamers - TS Duchess of Hamilton was a Clyde passenger excursion steamer, built in 1932 for the Caledonian Steam Packet Company. She was a popular boat, providing day cruises from Ayr and remaining in service until
Old photograph of people, shops and houses on Nelson Street in Greenock by Glasgow , Scotland . Pirate William Kidd claimed on death row tha.