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Hopper and dredger

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Hopper and dredger

A hopper and dredger at Whiteinch, c 1980s.

The Clyde Port Authority was established on 1 January 1966 and inherited the responsibilities of the Clyde Navigation Trust. These responsibilities included those for dredging the river bed to ensure it remained navigable for ships visiting the harbours on the Clyde.

Reproduced with the permission of Glasgow City Council, Glasgow Museums

Keywords:
Clyde Navigation Trust, Clyde Port Authority, dredgers, dredging, hoppers, River Clyde, ships



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