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