Photograph Gallery from Gourock Dunoon Service

This page is a collection of images gathered while researching the end of the Gourock to Dunoon Car Ferry service and is published here as a memory of different times.  Thanks to all who allowed me to use their images.  Click on the thumbnails to see larger images.

If you have any photographs, particularly of the pre-streaker vessels on the route, that you would like to see published here, please send a copy to webmaster@crsc.org.uk. 
MV Cowal leaving Dunoon (1960)
taken from the area where the new linkspan now sits (Edward Quinn)
MV Jupiter with her Gourock Dunoon Ferry markings on hull, leaving Rothesay
(Ian Colquhoun)
Juno off Gourock
(Ian Colquhoun)
Juno arriving at Dunoon
(Ian Colquhoun)
1A duty vessel Juno leaving Kilcreggan
(Ian Colquhoun)
Pioneer leaving Dunoon
(Ian Colquhoun)
Pioneer at Gourock
(Ian Colquhoun)
Glen Sannox at Troon where she was built in 1957.  The Dunoon ferries regularly visited Troon for annual overhaul and survey work
(Ian Colquhoun)

Claymore only operated on the Gourock – Dunoon service for a few days at Easter 1996   (Ian Colquhoun)
Iona makes a return visit to the run some 25 years after her previous spell on the route
(Ian Colquhoun)
Western Ferries Sound of Scarba trial berthing at the new linkspan at Dunoon, while Jupiter turns away for Gourock  (Ian Colquhoun)

Coruisk during a spell of relief work on the Gourock Dunoon service (2003)
(Charles McCrossan)
Coruisk during a spell of relief work on the Gourock Dunoon service (2003)
(Charles McCrossan)
Jupiter heading towards camera and Saturn heading away (Aug 2008)
(Charles McCrossan)
Jupiter at Dunoon
(Charles McCrossan)

Saturn arriving at Dunoon
(Charles McCrossan)
Saturn crossing from Dunoon to Gourock  (Charles McCrossan)Jupiter
(Charles McCrossan)
Saturn and Juno at Roseneath pier (Dec 2008)  (Charles McCrossan)Jupiter heading for Gourock while Saturn, in background,heads back to Dunoon  (Aug 2009)
 (Charles McCrossan)
Juno beached alongside Roseneath pier
(Paul Hunter)
Tug Luna A heading down the Clyde with Jupiter in tow (25th June 2011)
(Paul Hunter)
Saturn passing Jupiter as she is towed away (25th June 2011)
(Paul Hunter)
Saturn and Jupiter together for the last time (25th June 2011)
(A Comrie)