Ship Ahoy!

March 28, 2013



Maritime Heritage Exhibition

An exhibition of photographs and other artefacts from the organisations involved and a rare opportunity to view material and items from the Clyde River Steamer Club Archive is being held on:




at Carmichael Hall, Eastwood Park, Rouken Glen Road, Glasgow  G46 6UG




There will be a display of model Steamers also slide and video shows will be running throughout the day.


This is an opportunity to meet and chat with people from a host of organisations based in and around Glasgow and the Clyde, who have an interest in our Maritime Heritage, its history and the provision of services in today’s world.


If you have items from your own collections you would like to share, bring them along on the day and you will be made most welcome.




  • West Highland Steamer Club
  • Clyde Model Steamer Club
  • Clyde River Steamer Club
  • Paddle Steamer Preservation Society
  • Coastal Cruising Association
  • Waverley Excursions Ltd
  • Caledonian MacBrayne
  • MacBraynes Circle (buses)
  • Clyde Marine Services
  • Friends of Glenlee (The Tallship)


The Eastwood Park Cafe within the Centre provides teas and coffees, snacks and other refreshments.

Between the mid-nineteenth and twentieth centuries, the heyday of shipbuilding on the Clyde, Govan was at the centre of the industry.

Whatever your age or experience we can offer a range of learning opportunities. From education groups to community visits.

We are looking for volunteers. To find out more about the huge variety of opportunities to support us, go to Get Involved in the Heritage site.

There's lots going on at Fairfield. Find out what's on via our EVENTS section.

Once described as the jewel in the crown of Govan, the restored building provides a magnificent venue for all for all kinds of events.