Clyde Bank Shipyard, Glasgow

Scope and Content

Clyde Bank Shipyard, Glasgow, Strathclyde (City of Glasgow), West and East Yard Quay Walls: UIE Shipbuilding (Scotland/UK) Ltd. Correspondence, Rowe's geotechnical report with photographs, site and ground investigation reports, test data (University of Strathclyde and Soil Mechanics Ltd, etc.), plans, copy of UIE Clydebank R.E. [Resident Engineer]'s diary, 1982-1983, piling records, diagrams, calculations, tide graphs (Clyde Port Authority), bore-hole logs, computer test data printout sheets, claim documents, documents relating to design of the anchored sheet piled wall, and background material and supporting evidence going back to 1972, relating to Arbitration between Sir Robert McAlpine and Sons Ltd (main contractor) claiming against UIE Shipbuilding (Scotland) Ltd the respondents, in 1988. Rowe was asked by the latter to report on the cause of steel pile movements at the new quay. Solicitors: McGrigor Donald. Engineer: Wallace Stone and Partners. [Clyde Bank Shipyard papers used as a case study for anchored sheet piled walls as cited in Rowe's lectures].

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See also Clydebank Ship Yard, PWR/4/2/3/9.