All comments, corrections and extra information very welcome as this blog is the starting point towards my writing a book about the yaird, the workers and the ships of Robb's.
My personal interest? The Henry Robb who started the firm was my great grandfather.
Henry Robb Shipyard
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Daily Archives: October 15, 2010
Tom opens by talking of ways of currying favour with the foremen. One man used to bring a parcel of fish for his foreman, others would take them down the pub, so were known as “joug fillers” and the foremen … Continue reading →