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Port Glasgow,

town (1991 pop. 22,636), Inverclyde, W Scotland, on the Firth of Clyde. Its dry dock, built in 1762, was one of the first of its kind in Scotland. It was founded in 1668 as a port for Glasgow, before the city had been made accessible to large ships. Port Glasgow became its own town in 1775. There are shipbuilding plants and textile, rope, and canvas factories. For a time, Port Glasgow held a leading place in Clyde sea traffic. The ruins of 16th-century Newark Castle are preserved among the Clydeside docks.
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Ferguson Marine Engineering - which has been based in Port Glasgow since 1903 - is close to being nationalised by the Scottish Government as it teeters on the brink of collapse.
They raced to towards Port Glasgow, where they eventually careered off the road and took off on foot.
I think the very fact that I went to Port Glasgow High School allowed me to thrive.
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Natalie, from Port Glasgow, yesterday said she was excited about making her big debut.
The Resurrection, Cookham 1923-7 and Resurrection: Port Glasgow 1945-50, both on display at the Albert Dock gallery, are considered among his masterpieces.
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