This page holds copies of Trade Lines and correspondence from the Yard.

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Stewart Ayre (Shipwright) 1968-1972 

Stewart joined the Yard as a Store Boy (new Store) 1967 and served his apprenticeship as a Shipwright from January 1968 - January 1972.


Alistair Baird Yard No. 151 (Engineer) 1959-1964

Alistair joined the Yard as a Store Boy in January 1959 (the old store - Frisky Hall) and served an apprenticeship as an Engineer (Engine Fitter) 1959-1964.  Left the yard in December 1964 and worked in John Brown Engineering, Clydebank, Harland and Wolff, Scotstoun and the Singer Mfg. Co., Clydebank, before moving into Social Work.


Frank McAdams was transferred from Greenock to Bowling as an apprentice in the 70's when he was 17yrs, due to the fact that he lived in Knightswood. Frank moved on to complete his apprenticeship elsewhere when he was 19yrs.