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Memories of Dumbarton

I was born in Wallace Street, Dumbarton, August 13th 1959 in my grandparent's (Andrew and Mabel Aitken) house named "Bourtree". My other grandparents (Jim and Margaret Brash) lived directly across the road in their house named "Cloughfin". My dad, Mitchell Aitken, a local footballer of some repute having played (...Read full memory)

I was born in India in 1938, as a young boy at age 17 I began serving as a shipyard drawing office apprentice at William Denny's & Brothers from 1956 - 1962. Graduated as a Naval Architect from Royal Technical College ("The Tech"), Glasgow (now Strathclyde University) in 1962. Each apprentice was bound by an (...Read full memory)

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