The Rutherglen Cruising Club came about when between the wars the Old Pals Club and the Strathclyde Boat Club amalgamated. The site of the yard was a slaughterhouse adjacent on the river bank to where the Thomas Seath ship building yard was located.
Here are some photographs of club members in the 1950′s. Do you recognise them?
Bobby and Effie McClymont Polly and John Grindrod Effies sister and father
The Glen Arden under way. The Glen Arden under conversion?
The Glen Arden down the river and up the river.
Please contribute to this page if you have any anecdotes and pictures that would be interesting and amusing.