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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Please come along and join us on 5th August. Anyone with a Campbeltown Shipyard connection is welcome! Bring yourselves, along with your memories, photos and memorabilia.  See this event on Facebook. Related posts: Top Skippers’ Choice – First Project Drop-in Session L-R Iain Munro (son of John Munro), Danny Cassidy,…

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  Karen Anne INS 61 (Yard No. 68) was built in 1984 for Ronald Main and Partners of Lossiemouth. We are grateful to Leslie Howarth for sharing this memorabilia with us. Karen Anne Launch Dinner Invitation. Ardshiel Hotel, Campbeltown, 12th October, 1984 (Front). Courtesy of Leslie Howarth. Karen Anne Launch…

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This menu card made for a dinner to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Campbeltown Shipyard lists all the boats built up until that year (1979) from the Crimson Arrow CN30 (Yard no. 1) to the Spes Melior PD397 (Yard No. 047). We’re trying to decipher the signatures… so far we…

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