Blue Star Line on the Clyde
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Blue Star Line on the Clyde

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Fairfield Heritage, Govan

1048 Govan Road

Govan

Glasgow, United Kingdom

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An illustrated talk by Alan Blackwood who served as Cadet and Deck Officer with the Blue Star Line and later the Cunard Steamship Company. Contraction of the British merchant fleet induced transfer to the aviation industry initially in airline ground and flight operations, then British Aerospace (now BAE SYSTEMS) on development of the Company’s commercial aircraft business, ultimately as a Divisional Director and Vice President. In retirement, periodicals contributor and speaker on merchant shipping, a volunteer with the Clyde Maritime Trust’s barque “Glenlee” and guiding duties at the adjacent Riverside Transport Museum.

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Fairfield Heritage, Govan

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