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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The fourth chapter of this booklet describes the smells of the drawing office as “polished wood, pencil sharpenings, tracing paper and Indian ink” and the silence as the draughtsmen concentrate on their work so intensely that they do not acknowledge … Continue reading