OTHER SCOTCLANS SITES
14 October 1788 - Today in 1788 the first steamboat experiment was held on Dalswinton Loch. Robert Burns was farming at Ellisland, just outside Dumfries, when he was invited by his landlord, Patrick Miller, to go out in a small experimental steamboat. The boat, which was fitted with an engine designed by William Symington, was the first paddle-propelled steamboat in the world, and Robert Burns was one of its first passengers »
We have a number of conversion tools and table to help you with your purchases:
Clothing Size Converter:
Use this handy chart to convert between UK/US, Japanese and European clothing sizes.
Shoe Size Converter
Another useful chart to convert shoe sizes between UK, European, US and Japanese sizes.
Ring Size Converter:
Make sure your ring is the corrcect size with this chart to convert between various size conventions of different countries.