The Tall Ship at Riverside
The Glenlee is one of only five Clyde-built sailing ships still afloat, and it nearly didn't happen; launched in 1896, she carried cargo for 20 years before spending decades as a training ship for the Spanish navy. Recovered from the brink of scrapping in 1990 and restored to her original glory, she's a floating museum and venue-for-hire with a programme of talks, lectures and costume days.
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The Apprentice’s Tale
On Tuesday 20 August 1918, the Glenlee sailed out from Sydney Harbour, accompanied by the sounds of sea shanties sung by the crew as they hauled up the anchor chains. On board was Ernest (Andy) Andersen, an apprentice who joined the crew aged 16. Guided by Andy's own logbook, his life onboard will be shared through an…