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CalMac & The Waverley in the 1970s – Talk by Iain Quinn

Where

Scottish Maritime Museum, Linthouse, Harbour Road, Irvine, Ayrshire, KA12 8BT

When

Start: Doors open at 7.00pm, talk begins at 7.30pm
End: Approximatly 9.15pm

This fascinating talk and not shown before archive film show, will cover the early years of Caledonian MacBrayne and the P.S. Waverley in preservation.

This is a rare opportunity to see film of the P.S. Waverley sailing around Bute in 1973 and in 1975, the vessels first season in preservation.

Amongst the wonderful scenes and memories, you will see the King George V on route to Iona along with T.S. Queen Mary cruising on the Clyde.

Other footage includes the Ferries from the early life of Caledonian MacBrayne, including the 1957 Glen Sannox and the Maid of Cumbrae.

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Iain Quinn, who lives in Glasgow has written numerous books on Clyde steamers, regularly sails on the PS Waverley and is Chairman of the Ship Ahoy Group that organises the popular annual Ship Ahoy Exhibition. He has utilised his own collections of images of ships that once sailed the Clyde and the Firth to illustrate the two centuries of Clyde shipping since the Comet first steamed from Glasgow.

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Where

Scottish Maritime Museum, Linthouse, Harbour Road, Irvine, Ayrshire, KA12 8BT

When

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Start: Doors open at 7.00pm, talk begins at 7.30pm
End: Approximatly 9.15pm
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