Ardent

We are grateful to Bob Anderson and his son, Scott, for sending these photos of a fully functioning model of a Campbeltown-built fishing boat. Scott made the model of the Advance II INS 77 which was built at Campbeltown Shipyard as the Brereton INS 197 (Yard No. 078) in 1987…

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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 very grateful to Peter Drummond, co-author of Fishing Boats of Campbeltown Shipyard, for allowing us to share this collection of photos of Campbeltown-built boats. Peter and Sam Henderson’s book, a labour of love, is painstakingly researched, documenting the history of Campbeltown-built fishing vessels up until 2009. We will be…

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