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New series starting on Monday.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p01n490d
Sadly Scotland only according to my program guide --- unless you have access to satellite perhaps. A pity these regional programs are usually very good.

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Sadly Scotland only according to my program guide --- unless you have access to satellite perhaps. A pity these regional programs are usually very good.

It will be on iPlayer though, I believe. Wonder why it's Scotland only, that's a shame. The most famous ship building area in Britain.
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For those of you in the US...if you go to the "beeb" web site.....sometimes you can find these programs 2-3 days later... sometimes you have to know the EXACT name, time of original broadcast, etc...sometimes....front page.

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Thanks, Rod, for the information on finding the program.  June
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I watched this program on Monday, which focussed on the Cutty Sark built in Dumbarton in 1869.  I liked how the program followed the story of the ship from her birth to where she is now, Greenwich. Looking forward to next week's program.
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Hi Lynda - These sound like very interesting programs !  June
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Clyde built ships
« Reply #7 on: May 29, 2014, 06:34 PM »
 Tonight on BBC4 (UK only?) Clyde built ships   ''The ships that built the Commonwealth'', doesn't include QE2 but worth watching I'm sure..

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Re: Clyde built ships
« Reply #8 on: May 29, 2014, 08:28 PM »
Hi Pete -- Could you please report back to those of us who can not get the program as to what ships were covered ?  Thanks, June   :)
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Hi June, looks as though this is a (nother) repeat programme by our BBC, however broadcast nationwide this time & not just for Scotland, 1st in the series was the Cutty Sark, next week I believe is HMS HOOD, I'm sure they will be out there on Youtube somewhere, everything always is.

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I enjoyed the programmes but felt that they were about twice as long as they should have been. Worth watching
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Thank you to Rob and Pete for your information about the BBC programme.  I appreciate it very much !  June   :)
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