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Engines of the Tug 'CLYDE'
Engines of the Tug 'CLYDE'
Engines of the Tug 'CLYDE'
Engines of the Tug 'CLYDE'
Engines of the Tug 'CLYDE'
Engines of the Tug 'CLYDE'
Engines of the Tug 'CLYDE'
Engines of the Tug 'CLYDE'

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A preserved engine from the paddle ship 'CLIVE', built in 1851 by J. Henderson & Co at Renfrew under contract to A. & J. Inglis of Glasgow who built the engines. The ships engines were withdrawn in 1912.

Engines of the Tug 'CLYDE'

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plaque: THE ENGINES / OF THE TUG “CLYDE” / CONSTRUCTED FOR THE CLYDE NAVIGATION TRUST / MESSRS A.&J. INGLIS, GLASGOW, 1851. / DESIGNED BY / THE LATE ANDREW BROWN ESQ., PROVOST OF RENFREW FOR 15 YEARS / PRESENTED TO THE TOWN OF RENFREW. / BY WILLIAM BROWN ESQ., M. I. C. E. / IN MEMORY OF HIS FATHER; plaque: In memory of / ALEX MORRISON / 1916-2013 / “he stood here at the ferry Green…….. / and watched the ships go by.” / Placed by Renfrew Community Council / and his friends.


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Located at

Clyde Street, Renfrew


Sited near the junction of Clyde Street and Ferry Road, opposite the Ferry Inn within Meadowside Industrial Estate.