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Thread #43167   Message #629946
Posted By: Kenny B (inactive)
17-Jan-02 - 05:31 PM
Thread Name: Titanic and Olympic
Subject: RE: Titanic and Olympic
Cunard! I had an old uncle who used to cycle ever day to work at John Brown's shipyard in Clydebank where they built the Cunard liners, Queen Mary and Queen Elizabeth.
He cycled to work every day and when he got to the yard he had to get off his bike and take it through the small gate for workmen at the side of the big double gates in the Glasgow Rd
On the day the Queen Mary was launched he arrived just in time to see the gates being opened to allow a Rolls Royce to pass through.
He tried to follow the Roller through the gates but the gatekeeper wouldn't let him saying "This gentleman works for Cunard" to which my uncle replied "Its just not fair I work f'Cunard too but you don't open the gates for me"

Hi Swirly, how hard do you work to be able to answer all these questions. : > ) >> Have a nice Day Kenny B