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Work Starting at Trench Point Site. An article published in the Campbeltown Courier written by Freddy Gillies. 13th May 1968. Courtesy of Campbeltown Library. Work Starting at Trench Point Site. An article published in the Campbeltown Courier written by Freddy Gillies. 13th May 1968. Courtesy of Campbeltown Library. Related Images:

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ANOTHER BIG ORDER FOR TRENCH SHIPYARD – article published in the Campbeltown Courier in 25th November, 1971 about the Campbeltown Shipyard receiving an order for a boat from Skippers George and James Murray of Buckie –  the future Opportune BCK 105 (Yard No. 13). Courtesy of Campbeltown Library. ANOTHER BIG…

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Following on from SKDT’s Top Skippers’ Choice school visits at the beginning of September, 2019, former plater and welder at Campbeltown Shipyard, Arthur Crossan, gave Dalintober Primary School P6 pupils and their class teacher Mrs E. Campbell a guided tour of the site where the shipyard was once situated, at…

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Nowadays it’s hard to imagine that Trench Point in Campbeltown was home to a thriving shipbuilding industry that dates from 1712. The last yard on the site was Campbeltown Shipyard Ltd, which over the span of its 27 year lifetime employed more than 250 people who, as a team, built…

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We are grateful to Ronnie Young of Shetland for this article about the Campbeltown-built Steadfast IV FR 433 (Yard No. 100). This was published in Fishing News on 17th December, 1997.  Steadfast IV was built for Alex West, Steadfast Fishing Company, Fraserburgh in 1996. She was the last fishing vessel…

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David Tod B.E.M, skipper and enthusiastic participant of the Top Skippers’ Choice project, was proud to show two models of his boat, the St Adrian KY 245 at the TSC exhibition in February 2020 in Campbeltown. The tw0 models were made 50 years apart, the newer of the two being…

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