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Dumbarton, Castle Street, Denny Yard General view from SW

SC 509469

Description Dumbarton, Castle Street, Denny Yard General view from SW

Date 1/5/1977

Collection John R Hume

Catalogue Number SC 509469

Category On-line Digital Images

Scope and Content Former Leven Shipyard, Dumbarton, Dunbartonshire This was the shipbuilding yard of William Denny and Brothers, who were renowned for small high-speed and other specialist passenger vessels. The yard closed in the early 1960s, and the site was then used for a number of purposes. This view shows the site from Dumbarton Castle. The former fitting-out basin is in the foreground, being used as a timber yard. The large shed to the rear was the pre-fabrication shop, and was being used for building oil-rig components. Since 1977 much of the yard has been cleared. The Ship Model Experiment Tank, the first commercial one in the world, has been preserved and is managed by the Scottish Maritime Museum. Source: RCAHMS contribution to SCRAN.

External Reference H77/19/10

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/collection/509469

File Format (TIF) Tagged Image File Format bitmap

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Collection Level (551 147) Papers of John R Hume, economic and industrial historian, Glasgow, Scotland

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