John F. Riddell

Author

John F. Riddell was employed as a deckhand on one of the Clyde’s bucket dredgers and developed a professional interest in the watery side of civil engineering. He has since worked as a Civil Engineer, been reader in Water Engineering for the Department of Civil Engineering at Strathclyde University, and was a lecturer from 1970 – 2000. 

John F. Riddell was employed as a deckhand on one of the Clyde’s bucket dredgers and developed a professional interest in the watery side of civil engineering. He has since worked as a Civil Engineer, been reader in Water Engineering for the Department of Civil Engineering at Strathclyde University, and was a lecturer from 1970 – 2000. 

Books

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    The history of the Clyde and the great ships that were built there is well known. Less familiar and equally important, however, is the story of how the great river was made suitable for shipping. The dredging of the Clyde and the building of the...