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Will Greenock's 'sleeping giant' ever be awoken
« on: Feb 26, 2024, 01:49 PM »
BBC News - Will Greenock's 'sleeping giant' ever be awoken?
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-glasgow-west-67920606

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Re: Will Greenock's 'sleeping giant' ever be awoken
« Reply #1 on: Feb 26, 2024, 03:18 PM »
I know its a hole and a mighty big one at that, but surely they cant just fill in part of history.
Mindyou what on earth could they use that space for and just how much earth would be required to fill it in ?   
I was amused to see the chunk that was removed so the Queens could be fitted in.   
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Re: Will Greenock's 'sleeping giant' ever be awoken
« Reply #3 on: Feb 27, 2024, 05:58 PM »
I know its a hole and a mighty big one at that, but surely they cant just fill in part of history.
Mindyou what on earth could they use that space for and just how much earth would be required to fill it in ?   
I was amused to see the chunk that was removed so the Queens could be fitted in.

That was Clydebank, the dry dock is in Greenock!
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