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This 192 page illustrated book charts 100 years of the shipping industry on the River Clyde and marks an important era for the famous river, at a time when 1 in 5 of the world’s ships were produced here. This book will be of great interest to anyone with a link to the Clyde, maritime history or the Scottish Shipping Industry.
Accompanied by over 220 pictures, with chapters covering shipbuilding, marine engineering, ferries, Clyde shipping companies and nautical education, this book is a full historical narrative about the shipping activity on the River Clyde in the twentieth century.
‘100 Years of Shipping on the River Clyde’ was published to commemorate 100 years of the Scottish Shipping Benevolent Association.
All proceeds from the sales of this book will be disbursed by the officers of the SSBA to help support and comfort unfortunate members of the seafaring community, and their dependant relatives.
Development of River Clyde Ports, Docks and related marine sites etc.
Principal shipping Companies and cargoes carried
Shipbuilding, Marine Engineering and Ship Repairing
Impact of Royal Navy on River
Nautical and Technical Education
Ferries on the Clyde Estuary
Title: 100 Years of Shipping on the River Clyde
Number of Pages: 192
Product Code: WS1447K
ISBN: ISBN 13: 978-0-9930793-0-6 (9780993079306), ISBN 10: 0-9930793-0-X (099307930X)
Published Date: November 2014
Binding Format: Paperback
Book Height: 300 mm
Book Width: 210 mm
Book Spine: 15 mm
Weight: 1.00 kg