Sailing boats tied up at the Broomielaw, probably in the early 20th century.
The vessel closest to the quay is a topsail schooner. The others are either coastal ketches or smacks. These types of boats were common on west coast routes until the 1920s.
Reproduced with the permission of Glasgow City Council, Glasgow Museums
Broomielaw Quay, cranes, ketches, quays, rigging, River Clyde, sailing boats, smacks, topsail schooners