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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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We are grateful to former Foreman Loftsman at Campbeltown Shipyard, Ronnie McNally, for this photo of a golf outing to Machrihanish, which was made up of a group employees from Campbeltown Shipyard. Ronnie can’t remember which year this was taken so if anyone can remember please get in touch! Back…

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A WEE TOON FIRST:  An article published in the Campbeltown Courier on 20th June, 1980, about apprenticeships at Campbeltown Shipyard. Leslie Howarth, former Managing Director at Campbeltown Shipyard, estimates that there would have been around 130 apprenticeships served at the yard between 1970 and 1990. We haven’t been able to…

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Over the years Campbeltown Shipyard Ltd took part in a number of fishing exhibitions in London, Glasgow, Anstruther, Aberdeen and Dublin. Here are a couple of photos from Bobby Wylie of the Campbeltown Shipyard Stand at an exhibition which CSL attended around 1984. Jim Smith, former Technical Manager at CLS,…

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Praise for the Shipyard – an article published in Campbeltown Courier on 31st August, 1979, about the launch of Resplendent PD 298 (Yard No. 46). She was commissioned by David John Forman & Partners, Peterhead. She was decommissioned in 2002. Courtesy of Campbeltown Library. Praise for the Shipyard –  an…

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