The Dan McDonald collection

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The Dan McDonald collection that the Ballast Trust owns comprises of over 5,000 of Dan McDonald's negatives. It contains images of puffers, steamers, fishing vessels, yachts and also several views of coastal towns and harbours.

The catalogue is available online from our website here.

The catalogue has been arranged as follows:
Section 1. Miscellaneous Vessels 1930-1980. Comprises a list of all types of vessels for which a basic index and reference system was used.
Section 2. Miscellaneous Steam and Motor Vessels. 1920-1950 which were not indexed or identified.
Section 3. Clyde steamers and other passenger vessels trading on the river.
Section 4. Sea going sailing vessels.
Section 5. Coastal sailing vessels.
Section 6. "Views” of scenery, buildings, boatyards etc.
Section 7. Exposures taken during voyages on puffers 1949-1972.
Section 8. Negatives of the yacht AILIE and other miscellaneous yachts, 1925-1930.
Section 9. Fishing negatives.

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