A fine working model of the Comet was displayed along with maps, photographs and text tracing the history of the development of the burgh with the coming of steam navigation.
Henry Bell & Comet
A committee organised celebrations on both sides of the Clyde, and the members were well aware that the 100th and 150th anniversary celebrations set a high standard to be followed.
Inscription on the grave of Comet skipper Captain Robert Bain in Rhu Churchyard:
To the memory of
Captain Robert Bain
The following is a copy of the advertisement of the first passenger steamboat which plied on the waters of the Clyde: