Alexander Stephen and Sons Limitedtext

Yard number

Type of vessel

Name

Launched

Extreme Tea Clipper

CSS Shenandoah

1863

Passenger cargo liner

SS Burutu

1902

519

Passenger liner

RMS Viceroy of India

1929

527

Yacht

Rover[7]

1930

540

Passenger Cargo Vessel

MV Manoora

1935

543

Passenger Cargo Vessel

SS Taroona

1934

571

Hunt Class destroyer

HMS Tynedale

1940

572

Hunt Class destroyer

HMS Whaddon

1941

573

Fleet destroyer

HMS Matchless

1942

574

Fleet destroyer

HMS Meteor

1942

575

Refrigerated cargo ship

MV Gloucester

1941

576

Refrigerated cargo ship

MV Nottingham

1941

577

Hunt Class destroyer

HMS Croome

1941

578

Hunt Class destroyer

HMS Dulverton

1941

579

Hunt Class destroyer

HMS Blackmore

1942

580

Hunt Class destroyer

HMS Bramham

1942

581

Bangor class minesweeper

HMS Poole

1941

582

Bangor class minesweeper

HMS Lyme Regis

1942

583586

4 Landing Craft Mechanised

1940

587588

2 Tank Landing Craft

1940

589

Hunt Class destroyer

HMS Holcombe

1942

590

Hunt Class destroyer

HMS Limbourne

1942

591

Fast minelayer

HMS Ariadne

1943

592

Refrigerated cargo ship

SS Papanui

1943

593

Refrigerated cargo ship

SS Paparoa

1943

594

Sloop

HMS Amethyst

1943

595

Sloop

HMS Hart

1943

596

Cruiser

unnamed

cancelled

597

Refrigerated cargo ship

SS Pipiriki

1944

598

Light Aircraft Carrier

HMS Ocean

1945

599

Fleet destroyer

HMS Chevron

1945

600

Fleet destroyer

HMS Cheviot

1945

601

Fleet destroyer

HMS Consort

1946

602

Refrigerated cargo ship

SS Devon

1946

603

Fleet destroyer

HMS Dunkirk

1946

604

Fleet destroyer

HMS Jutland

1947

605

Fleet destroyer

HMS St Lucia

cancelled

606

Landing Ship Tank

HMS LST 3028

1945

607

Landing Ship Tank

HMS LST 3029

1945

608

Cargo Vessel

SS Somerset

1946

609

Fleet destroyer

HMS Defender

1950

610

Passenger Refrigerated Cargo Vessel

SS Matina

1946

611

Passenger Cargo Vessel

TSS Kampala

1947

612

Cargo Vessel

MV Huntingdon

1947

613

Cargo Vessel

MV Komata

1946

614

Cargo Vessel

MV Cumberland

1948

615

Cargo Vessel

MV Koromiko

1947

616

Passenger Cargo Vessel

SS Karanja

1948

617

Cargo Vessel

SS Kaitoke

1948

618

Passenger Cargo Vessel

TSS Golfito

1949

619

Refrigerated Cargo Vessel

MV Fort Richepanse

1948

620

Passenger Cargo Vessel

MV Fort Dauphin

1949

621

Refrigerated Cargo Liner

TS Dorset

1949

622

Cargo Vessel

MV Rio Bermejo

1950

623

Cargo Vessel

TS Dunedin Star

1950

624

Cargo Vessel

MV Kawaroa

1950

625

Cargo Vessel

SS City of Bedford

1950

626

Cargo Vessel

TSS City of Singapore

1950

627

Cargo Vessel

MV Cornwall

1951

629

Passenger Vessel

MV Aureol

1951

630

Cargo Vessel

MV Surrey

1951

631

Cargo Vessel

MV Middlesex

1952

632

Cargo Vessel

MV Kurutai

1952

633

Cargo Vessel

MV Enton

1952

634

Cargo Vessel

MV Kowhai

1952

635

Cargo Vessel

MV Waimea

1953

636

Passenger Vessel

SS Olympia

1953

637

Cargo Vessel

TSS Patonga

1953

638

Frigate

HMS Murray

1952

639

Frigate

HMS Palliser

1956

640

Refrigerated Cargo Vessel

MV Whakatane

1954

641

Cargo Vessel

SS Ballarat

1954

642

Cargo Vessel

SS Bendigo

1954

643

Passenger Vessel

MV Irma

1954

644

Passenger Vessel

MV Fernvalley

1954

645

Passenger Cargo Vessel

SS Castilian

1955

646

Passenger Vessel

MV Princess of Vancouver

1955

648

Cargo Vessel

MV Kaimiro

1956

649

Passenger Cargo Vessel

TSS Camito

1956

650

Cargo Vessel

MV City of Melbourne

1959

651

Cargo Vessel

MV City of Newcastle

1955

652

Passenger Cargo Vessel

MV Crux

1956

653

Cargo Vessel

MV Kaituna

1956

654

Cargo Vessel

MV Koranui

1956

655

Frigate

INS Kirpan

1958

656

Cargo Vessel

MV Donegal

1956

657

Passenger Refrigerated Cargo Vessel

TSS Changuinola

1957

658

Passenger Refrigerated Cargo Vessel

TSS Chirripo

1957

659

Passenger Refrigerated Cargo Vessel

TSS Chicanoa

1957

660

Cargo Vessel

MV Koraki

1957

661

Cargo Vessel

MV Katea

1958

662

Passenger Cargo Vessel

MV Chatham

1959

663

Passenger Cargo Vessel

MV Risdon

1959

664

Tanker

MV British Fulmar

1958

665

Cargo Vessel

MV Waikare

1958

666

Frigate

HMS Lowestoft

1959

667

Tanker

ST Mobil Acme

1959

668

Tanker

ST Mobil Apex

1960

669

Frigate

SAS President Steyn

1961

671

Cargo Vessel

MV Iberic

1960

672

Tanker

TSS British Bombardier

1962

673

Cargo Vessel

MV Antrim

1962

674

Frigate

HMS Zulu

1962

675

Passenger Refrigerated Cargo Vessel

TSS Chuscal

1960

676

Refrigerated Cargo Vessel

MV Piako

1961

677

Passenger Cargo Vessel

MV Dumurra

1961

678

Passenger Cargo Vessel

MV Markhor

1962

679

Passenger Cargo Vessel

MV Mahout

1963

680

Passenger Vessel

TSS Avalon

1963

681

Frigate

HMS Phoebe

1964

682

Dredger

se Skitter Ness

1963

683

Dredger

Bangka 1

1965

684

Passenger Cargo Vessel

MV Zealandic

1964

685

Cargo Vessel

MV Melbrook

1964

686

Dredger

de Severodvinski

1965

687

Dredger

de Onezhskiy

1965

688

Dredger

de Arabatski

1966

689

Dredger

Nassau Bay

1966

690

Royal Fleet Auxiliary Logistics Vessel

RFA Sir Galahad

1966

691

Royal Fleet Auxiliary Logistics Vessel

RFA Sir Geraint

1967

692

Dredger

Nikarshaka

1967

693

Sewait

1967

694

Sahayak

1967

695

Refrigerated Cargo Vessel

MV Majestic

1966

696

Refrigerated Cargo Vessel

MV Brittanic

1967

697

Frigate

HMS Hermione

1967

698

Dredger

Ribbok

1967

700

Refrigerated Cargo Vessel

MV Port Chalmers

1967

701

Refrigerated Cargo Vessel

MV Port Caroline

1968

 

Alexander Stephen and Sons Limited, referred to simply as Alex Stephens or just Stephens, was a Scottish shipbuilding company based in Linthouse, Glasgow, on the River Clyde.

The red brick building to the left of the Clyde Tunnel was the former offices of Alexander Stephen and Sons. The buildings  are situated on Holmfauld Road adjacent to the Clyde Tunnel but  are now used solely as commercial office space.

Below is a list of ships built at the Linthouse Yard from 1863 to 1968.  The links will take you to the ship on Wikipedia.

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Alexander Stephen and Sons was a Private type yard in the Industry was Shipbuilding & Engineering. It was Founded in 1750 and Defunct and closed in 1982 the Headquarters was in Linthouse, just along Govan Road.

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These two pictures of Alexander Stephen and Sons Limited shipyard was taken from glasgowhistory.com. A great site for more information on and about the Clyde. Their “Sailing Down the Clyde: “Doon the Watter” page is a great read so please use this link here to see for yourself.  LINK to Glasgowhistory Website

The list of ships built at Alexander Stephen and Sons Ltd & links will take you to the ship on Wikipedia.

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WATERCOLOUR OF STEVENS ENGINE SHOP

The enormous Linthouse Engine Shop housing the Irvine Maritime Museum was an original engine shop for Alexander Stephen & Sons, Linthouse Govan.

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