Last Clyde dynamic launch

On Monday afternoon, watched by more than 10,000 people, The Duncan, an anti-air warfare destroyer and possibly the last Glasgow-built ship to undergo the ‘dynamic launch’, was floated into the Clyde.
Cal Merc: Thousands watch what may be the last ship launched on the Clyde
However, the article says that Govan and Scotstoun do have new orders, only they ‘will either be constructing parts of ships which will then be put together elsewhere or they will be building smaller vessels which will just be floated into the water from a dry dock’. That’s all right with me. As long as there’s work for the dockyards, spectacular launches are hardly of primary importance. Although they are good to watch…

 

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