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A Greenock Memoir By James Goodall
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This book is a short narrative of my early life in Greenock between 1943 and 1964. As well as my own recollections, this is an account of some of the social and environmental events of those years.
The Greenock Blitz By Vincent P. Gillen
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This book details the damage done to the towns and villages of Inverclyde by various German raids up to and including the catastrophic nights of the 6/7th May 1941 when the town of Greenock and... More > neighbouring Port Glasgow suffered its biggest attack. It draws upon many sources to illustrate the horror of those two nights - photographs, personal reminiscences, official reports and official maps. This is the most complete telling of the story since the actual events. The author, Vincent P. Gillen, Greenock born, is the Social History Curator at the McLean Museum & Art Gallery, and has worked there for the last twenty years. He has previously published books on the histories of Greenock Morton, Inverclyde Cinemas, WW2 in Inverclyde, Scott’s Shipbuilders, the 5th Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders and Inverclyde’s Great War.< Less
The Battle of Greenock By Neil McGuire
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"The Battle of Greenock" describes a possible scenario that may have occured during the United States Civil War.
The Gortons of Greenock By Jenny Telfer Chaplin
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Etta finds life hard as a mill girl in 1820 Greenock but marriage doesn't make her prospects any brighter. A time of strife in the towns and The Highland Clearances.
Greenock in the 1950's By Joe Gurney
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This book gives an insight into the history of life in Greenock in the decade after the Second World War. The town had suffered extensive damage during the war due to enemy bombing and new housing... More > was a priority. The slum clearances had been planned and new homes were being constructed in the suburbs. There was also a need for new schools, and many were being planned in order to give the local children a better environment for their education. For too long Greenock and district had been dependent on shipbuilding and engineering, and new industries were needed. The fifties saw a number of companies from the USA setting up firms in both Greenock and Port Glasgow, offering a new type of employment. The decade was looked upon as a critical time for Greenock, with many important decisions having to be made which would have a bearing on the future of the town.< Less
Greenock in the 1960's By Joe Gurney
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A look back at Greenock in the 1960's - a period of great change in the town. Fully illustrated throughout, Joe brings the decade to life, highlighting the major events of the decade.
Scotts of Greenock - An Illustrated History By William Kane & Vincent P. Gillen
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An Illustrated History of Scotts' of Greenock, Shipbuilders & Engineers, Founded 1711. Based on the Tercentenary Exhibition held at the McLean Museum & Art Gallery, Greenock, in 2011
Greenock Princes Pier By Joe Gurney
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This book tells the story of one of the most iconic River Clyde Railway Stations and it's Steamer Terminus, Greenock Princes Pier. During it's time it served as a base for the Glasgow and South... More > Western trains and paddle steamers (competing with the Caledonian Railway based at Gourock), the trans-Atlantic liners and during the Second World War, one of the most important points of entry and exit for British, Empire and American troops. The railway line connected Greenock directly to all parts of the United Kingdom. The days of travelling from St Enoch Station in Glasgow to Greenock in order to go 'Doon the Watter', or set off on a trip to America are vividly brought back in this richly illustrated book.< Less
Greenock in the 1950's By Joe Gurney
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Joe Gurney takes a look at each decade of the 1950s in the West Coast of Scotland town of Greenock - highlighting the industry and entertainment of the time. The book is richly illustrated throughout
Greenock Princes Pier By Joe Gurney
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This book tells the story of one of the most iconic River Clyde Railway Stations and it's Steamer Terminus, Greenock Princes Pier. During it's time it served as a base for the Glasgow and South... More > Western trains and paddle steamers (competing with the Caledonian Railway based at Gourock), the trans-Atlantic liners and during the Second World War, one of the most important points of entry and exit for British, Empire and American troops. The railway line connected Greenock directly to all parts of the United Kingdom. The days of travelling from St Enoch Station in Glasgow to Greenock in order to go 'Doon the Watter', or set off on a trip to America are vividly brought back in this richly illustrated book.< Less

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