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Billy Sinclair
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I really enjoyed my stay here,
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Our Swimming Pool & Gang Huts.
Our Swimming Pool & Gang
Huts. In the 1940's this was our patch, we guarded this
area, we had gang fights with the Chalmers St. mob, the Ladyburn building's mob,
the Weir St mob, the Quarrier St. mob, and even sometimes the lads from the East
side of th...
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Our Swimming Pool & Gang huts.
Our Swimming Pool & Gang Huts. In the 1940's this was our patch, we guarded this
area, we had gang fights with the Chalmers St. mob, the Ladyburn building's mob,
the Weir St mob, the Quarrier St. mob, and even sometimes the lads from the East
side of the...
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Starting work at the Greenock Ship Yards
Greenock Shipyards Starting work in Greenock Shipyards as a young lad in the
early 50's was an experience never to be forgotten, Mother helped me get ready,
to enable to catch the " Big Gibby " at 7:30am, in time for my 8:oo am start, Jas Mitchell & Sons ...
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Boils in the Neck
A Boil in the Neck This will bring horror to a lot of you I suppose, but in
the 1940's & early 50's the work place was completely different as it is
today, people didn't take a day off cause they had a hang-over, or a headache,
or worst of all didn't fee...
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The Nit Nurse
This photo is a wee bit before my time, BUT, the exercise
was just the same, in the 1940's fleas were a plenty, and lots of school kids
had them, it was usually a fight who sat next to who in class, you never wanted
to sit next to someone you expected to...
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