Clydebank Ship Yard

Scope and Content

Client: Frank Saynor and Associates Ltd, Consulting Geotechnical and Testing Engineers.

Relating to the Clydebank stability analysis report for John Brown Engineering (Offshore) Ltd. The original brief was given to A.P. Mason Pittendrigh and Partners, whose Geotechnical and Testing Services were taken over by Frank Saynor and Associates in May 1975. With the agreement of John Brown Engineering, Frank Saynor and Associates assumed responsibility for the report and continued to retain Rowe in an advisory capacity. The stability analysis was necessary in order to develop Rothesy Dock at Clydebank ship yard, Glasgow (West Dunbartonshire) for the construction of modules for drilling platforms in the North Sea.

Related Material

See also Clydebank Ship Yard among the Litigation Papers, PWR/4/5/76.