A memory as clear as a perfect summer;
the two-funnelled steamship, that day trip
to Inverary. Dashing from pier to pier
under fug of smoke; going below
to watch engine cranks turn mesmerically;
on the way back people on deck
singing to an accordion band.
Most of the Clyde paddle steamers
are scattered or scrapped. One lay berthed
on the London Thames,...
Saturday 30th July 2011 11:39 am
Tags: Clyde,Paddle steamers
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