Newest addition to the society boats. A flight of five locks at the western end of the summit level of the canal.
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Forth and clyde canal maryhill. The forth and clyde canal society is registered in scotland as a charity registration number sc005463. Maryhill the fccs puffer. It passes close to the former singer sewing machine works which once employed 19 000 people and exported sewing machines all over the world including many to pre.
See also ns56ne 217 00. Between the locks are large oval basins with masonry walls and there is a fifth basin between the bottom lock and the aqueduct ns56ne 85. The forth and clyde canal society is registered in scotland as a charity registration number sc005463.
At maryhill you turn west towards netherton passing the kelvin aqueduct on the way. It is 34 miles long and has 37 locks. Forth clyde canal disused aqueduct nat os 1 1250 map 1971.
Maryhill is a two thirds size puffer like vessel which can be hired with crew for a short special treat to a family member. It is only suitable for a small group of maximum 6 people and has full facilities on board. From the white water paddling course and clean water basin of pinkston watersports scotland s only urban.
The canal runs east through clydebank boghouse locks clobberhill locks temple locks and maryhill locks. The canal was opened in1790 and large enough for the sea going vessels of the time to navigate from the firth of forth to the firth of clyde. Following the path west to east it begins at bowling basin where the forth clyde canal enters the firth of clyde.
J r hume 1974. It provided a route for the seagoing vessels of the day between the firth of forth and the firth of clyde at the narrowest part of the scottish lowlands this allowed navigation from edinburgh on the east coast to the port of glasgow on the west coast. Having been sailed from the isle of bute to the canal by some of our members.
For adjacent maryhill locks see ns56ne 84. The forth and clyde canal runs from bowling on the river clyde in the west to grangemouth on the river carron in the east. The walk starts from the canal basin at port dundas and follows the canal north west passing firhill park and ruchill park.
The canal is 35 miles 56 km long and it runs from the river. The forth and clyde canal is a canal opened in 1790 crossing central scotland. William gibb and john moir of falkirk were awarded the contract for the building of the kelvin aqueduct.
She was built several years ago as a two thirds size replica of a puffer and sailed on the canal and west coast. Ns56ne 85 56152 68980. The navigable aqueduct carries the forth and clyde canal over the river kelvin.
Sailed from the isle of bute to the canal by some of our members. Built 1787 90 for the forth and clyde canal. The forth and clyde canal society is registered in scotland as a charity registration number.
Not to be confused with the nearby aqueduct over maryhill road ns 56719 68867 for which see ns56ne 98. Once a forgotten backwater that mothers warned their children to stay away from glasgow s forth clyde canal has been transformed into a vibrant corridor that plays host to everything from world leading design agencies and creative talent to olympic level sporting facilities.