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by George Ardrossan
Mon Dec 21, 2020 1:26 pm
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Christmas and New Year Greetings - Add yours
Replies: 14
Views: 1261

Re: Christmas and New Year Greetings - Add yours

I wish all ThreeTowners a safe and happy Christmas.
George
by George Ardrossan
Thu Dec 17, 2020 9:42 pm
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Coronavirus pandemic
Replies: 339
Views: 118382

Re: Coronavirus pandemic

That’s a brilliant poem, Glenshena. Thanks for posting it.

George
by George Ardrossan
Tue Dec 08, 2020 2:27 pm
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Saltcoats - On This Day In History
Replies: 3319
Views: 492630

Re: Saltcoats - On This Day In History

Okay, Penny Tray. :)
by George Ardrossan
Tue Dec 08, 2020 11:14 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Saltcoats - On This Day In History
Replies: 3319
Views: 492630

Re: Saltcoats - On This Day In History

Unfortunately not, George. Dr. Marshall died on the 30th November, 1884, and his obituary in the Glasgow Herald intimated that he was a native of Methwick in Aberdeenshire. I'm a wee bit puzzled, Penny Tray. In your post on the death of Charles Marshall at Saltcoats on 30 November 1884, he was desc...
by George Ardrossan
Thu Dec 03, 2020 2:21 pm
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Saltcoats - On This Day In History
Replies: 3319
Views: 492630

Re: Saltcoats - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD 2 DECEMBER 1884 DEATH MARSHALL: At Saltcoats, on the 30th ultimo, aged 73, Charles Marshall, M.A., Ph.D., late schoolmaster of the parish of Ardrossan. DEATH OF DOCTOR MARSHALL After an illness of three months' duration, Doctor Marshall, one of the oldest and best known teachers in t...
by George Ardrossan
Mon Nov 30, 2020 9:34 am
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Happy Birthday Penny Tray
Replies: 15
Views: 2331

Re: Happy Birthday Penny Tray

Best wishes, Penny Tray - and thanks for your contributions to ThreeTowners.
George
by George Ardrossan
Thu Nov 26, 2020 11:20 am
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: The CHUSAN Disaster at Ardrossan
Replies: 40
Views: 6246

Re: The CHUSAN Disaster at Ardrossan

An excellent drawing of the Chusan disaster can be seen at https://www.prints-online.com/wreck-ss- ... 96961.html.

George
by George Ardrossan
Thu Nov 19, 2020 11:53 am
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: The CHUSAN Disaster at Ardrossan
Replies: 40
Views: 6246

Re: The CHUSAN Disaster at Ardrossan

The Chusan monument was erected in Ardrossan Cemetery and is still in fairly good condition. The inscription, now partly-eroded, is 'In memory of George C Johnson, Master and William Miller, Second Mate and the crew of the steamship Chusan who were drowned off the Harbour off Ardrossan on 21 October...
by George Ardrossan
Sun Nov 15, 2020 9:42 pm
Forum: Jokes & Fun Forum
Topic: Wembley tickets
Replies: 7
Views: 1152

Re: Wembley tickets

I laughed out loud, Bonzo. :lol:
by George Ardrossan
Thu Nov 05, 2020 2:11 pm
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: The CHUSAN Disaster at Ardrossan
Replies: 40
Views: 6246

Re: The CHUSAN Disaster at Ardrossan

The map below shows the site of the grounding on the Crinan Rock. There is no breakwater as it was not built until the early 1890s.
Image

George
by George Ardrossan
Sun Nov 01, 2020 9:36 am
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Happy birthday - Meg
Replies: 15
Views: 2306

Re: Happy birthday - Meg

Happy birthday, Meg.
George
by George Ardrossan
Sat Oct 03, 2020 9:11 pm
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
Replies: 6171
Views: 846039

Re: Ardrossan - On This Day In History

Penny Tray

I also appreciate your input to Ardrossan’s history.

George