Ship under construction in an Alloa shipyard

Maker
Unknown
Production date
Circa 1911
Description
A ship rests on the slipway dressed overall in flags. Her bridge and engines are at the stern. She has twin screws and a hinged rudder. Fitting out appears well advanced with even the lifeboats fitted. She is surrounded by wooden poles which would have supported scaffolding and two simple cranes.
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Production date
Circa 1911
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Subject notes
The flags suggest that the ship is about to be launched. There were three shipyards in Alloa: Kelliebank, Forthbank and Jeffries, one of which was managed by Grangemouth Dockyard.
Accession number
P10377

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