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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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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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This year in September myself and my other half, Paul Barham, (an architect when he’s not volunteering on this project!), took a cottage in Gardenstown or Gamrie, as it’s known by the locals. We took advantage of our trip to Banff and Buchan to visit the Campbeltown Shipyard archive at…

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When I started working on this project, I asked former Managing Director at Campbeltown Shipyard, Leslie Howarth, what was the key to the success of the boats built at the yard. Well, or course there were many factors which contributed to the popularity of the boats built at Trench Point…

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When I started working on this project, I asked former Managing Director at Campbeltown Shipyard, Leslie Howarth, what was the key to the success of the boats built at the yard. Well, or course there were many factors which contributed to the popularity of the boats built at Trench Point…

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