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Sugar Ships & Slavery - Book Two - Sugaropolis

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Sugar, Ships & Slavery - Book One - Clyde Eldorado

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Inverclyde in WW2 - a Resource


Greenock Cemetery - The Great War Memorials


The Stowaways and other Sea Sketches


Greenock Morton 1874-1999 - expanded version


"Scotts' Men" 300 years of Scott's of Greenock


"Going to the Pictures" - a history of cinema in Inverclyde


The Greenock Blitz


The 5th Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders


About Me

Vincent Gillen has been the Social History Curator at the McLean Museum in Greenock for the last 24 years. Born in Greenock he has curated many exhibitions over the years on a variety of local history subjects. He has also written books on Inverclyde Cinemas, Greenock Morton, Shipbuilding, WW2 and WW1 and gives talks to schools and local groups. The purpose of Cartsburn Publishing is to allow local history subjects in Inverclyde to be put out to a wider local audience. We provide the expertise to allow local authors to publish their research. Please get in touch if you think we can help.