Articles

We are very grateful to Ronnie Young for this article about the Campbeltown-built Maggie M MBE SH 170 (Yard No 81) which was written by Hugh Allen and published in Fishing News on 15th April, 1988. The Maggie M MBE was built for Scarborough Skipper, Bob Mainprize, and was named…

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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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LAUNCHING DELAY – an article about the delay of the launch of the Valhalla III due to gale force winds. The Valhalla LH 67 was built in 1982 for Eyemouth Skipper, Robert  Veitch. This article was published in the Campbeltown Courier on 5th February, 1982, courtesy of Campbeltown Library.  LAUNCHING…

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Gales Stop Launch. Article published in the Campbeltown Courier on 13th February, 1981, about the launch of the Crystal River B 346 (Yard o. 54) which was built in 1981 for Roy Jones and Partners, Kilkeel. Courtesy of Campbeltown Library. Gales Stop Launch. Article published in the Campbeltown Courier on…

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Shipyard Flies in New Customers, an article published in the Campbeltown Courier on the 30th January, 1981 about the Campbeltown Shipyard chartering a flight to bring in skippers, the Atichiesons, from Eyemouth, to see the Polonia II being built. Courtesy of Campbelltown Library. Shipyard Flies in New Customers, an article…

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