An illustrated book charting 100 years of the shipping industry on the River Clyde, this 192 page book marks an important era for the famous river, at a time when 1 in 5 of the world’s ships were produced here.
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.
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.
This book will be of great interest to anyone with a link to the Clyde, maritime history or the Scottish Shipping Industry.
‘100 Years of Shipping on the River Clyde’ was published to commemorate 100 years of the Scottish Shipping Benevolent Association.