Govan East Iron Shipbuilding Yard

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Govan East Iron Shipbuilding Yard

Open on the William Beardmore & Co Ltd.

Chronology Dates

  /  /1912Govan Shipbuilding Yard
Harland & Wolff takes over the Govan Shipyard [1st]. From west to east: the workshops were built by William Arrol and Co on the former Water Row Ship Yard, six slips were built on the Govan Shipyard [1st] and Middleton Shipbuilding Yard, a further slip and the fitting out basin on the Govan East Iron Shipbuilding Yard (Govan Yard). The rebuilt shipyard was now accessed directly by rail over Govan Road from Govan station.


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