Clydebank (Bruach Chluaidh in Gaelic) is a town in west central Scotland, lying on the north bank of the river Clyde. The town only grew up in the late 19th century when houses were built for workers in the ship building yards, and in 1886 was made a Royal Burgh. ...more on Wikipedia about "Clydebank"
Govan is a district and former burgh in the southwestern part of the Scottish city of Glasgow. It is situated on the south bank of the River Clyde, just across from Partick. It was an administratively independent Police Burgh from 1864 until it was incorporated into the expanding city of Glasgow in 1912. ...more on Wikipedia about "Govan"
Greenock (Grianaig in Scottish Gaelic) is a large burgh and a burgh of barony in the unitary authority region of Inverclyde in western Scotland, forming part of a continuous urban area with Gourock to the west and Port Glasgow to the east. Its population was recorded as being 45,467 in the 2001 census, a decrease from about 78,000 in 1966. It lies on the south bank of the River Clyde in what was the traditional county of Renfrewshire. ...more on Wikipedia about "Greenock"
Irvine is a coastal new town in Ayrshire, Scotland, administered by North Ayrshire council. ...more on Wikipedia about "Irvine, North Ayrshire"
Port Glasgow (Port Ghlaschu in Scottish Gaelic) is the second largest burgh in the Inverclyde region of Scotland, located adjacent to neighbouring Greenock. ...more on Wikipedia about "Port Glasgow"
Renfrew (Rinn Friù in Scottish Gaelic) is a small town, located six miles west of Glasgow on the west coast of Scotland. ...more on Wikipedia about "Renfrew, Scotland" This text is made on http://www.shortopedia.com
The River Cart is a tributary of the River Clyde, Scotland, which it joins from the west roughly midway between Erskine and Renfrew. ...more on Wikipedia about "River Cart"
Rosyth Dockard is a large naval dockyard in Rosyth which today primarily undertakes refitting of Royal Navy surface vessels. Rosyth Dockyard is owned by Babcock PLC. ...more on Wikipedia about "Rosyth Dockyard"
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