David Shields decides to become a ship designer instead of following the family tradition and entering farming.
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(David Shields) and Rona Anderson
(Mary Anstruther) later married on June 2, 1951. They remained together until Jackson's death on January 15, 1990. See more
But you're working on the Clyde, boy, and that's an honour in itself if you'd the sense to see it. Ship-building started here more than a hundred years ago. Take away the Clyde and Britain would be sunk in any war we ever had to fight. This is the cradle of the craft my lad, all about you.
This film is dedicated to all the skilled and devoted men in whose hands the proud tradition of the Clyde is in safe keeping. See more