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Glimpses of ’74 – a photograph of the Kestrel INS 121 (Yard No. 18) in a review of 1974, published on the 2nd January, 1975 in the Campbeltown Courier. Kestrel was built in 1974 for Ian Sutherland and Partners, Hopeman. The Kestel was renamed the Premiere in 1985 and sank…

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Campbeltown built boats are the Best: Article published in Campbeltown Courier, c. 1983, about various record-breaking vessels built at Campbeltown Shipyard, including Boy Andrew WK 171 (Yard No. 44) bult 1978 for Norrie Bremner, the Kiloran INS 10 (Yard No. 63) built in 1983 for Lorrant Andrews of Lossiemouth, the…

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SKDT‘s Top Skippers’ Choice exhibition showcasing Campbeltown Shipyard Ltd, which ran from 15-22 February at Campbeltown Town Hall, welcomed an estimated 600 visitors from the town and from further afield. The exhibition, a snapshot of the project’s extensive online archive, was host to visits from Castlehill and Dalintober primary schools…

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David Tod, Skipper of the St Adrian, Leslie Howarth, former managing Director of Campbeltown Shipyard, and Mr and Mrs John and Pamela Tait, skipper of the Sunrise, Fraserburgh. Photo: Kenny Craig South Kintyre Development Trust’s “Top Skippers’ Choice” exhibition was launched in style on Saturday 15th February, 2020, at Campbeltown…

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