We are very grateful to Ian McCallum for this piece about his time working at Campbeltown Shipyard. As you will see from the photos, Ian didn’t just work at the shipyard, he also played the pipes at the launches. Ian McCallum – far right: Fidelis II takes to the sea…

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* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * PRESS RELEASE * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * TOP SKIPPERS’ CHOICE: THE STORY OF CAMPBELTOWN SHIPYARD EXHIBITION AT CAMPBELTOWN TOWN HALL SATURDAY…

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Work Starting at Trench Point Site. An article published in the Campbeltown Courier written by Freddy Gillies. 13th May 1968. Courtesy of Campbeltown Library. Work Starting at Trench Point Site. An article published in the Campbeltown Courier written by Freddy Gillies. 13th May 1968. Courtesy of Campbeltown Library. Related Images:…

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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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