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LAUNCHING DELAY – an article about the delay of the launch of the Valhalla III due to gale force winds. The Valhalla LH 67 was built in 1982 for Eyemouth Skipper, Robert  Veitch. This article was published in the Campbeltown Courier on 5th February, 1982, courtesy of Campbeltown Library.  LAUNCHING…

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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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Glimpses of ’74 – a photograph of the Kestrel INS 121 (Yard No. 18) in a review of 1974, published on the 2nd January, 1975 in the Campbeltown Courier. Kestrel was built in 1974 for Ian Sutherland and Partners, Hopeman. The Kestel was renamed the Premiere in 1985 and sank…

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WHEN THE BOW BREAKS! –  an article published in Campbeltown Courier on 20th October, 1978 about the launch of Vesturbugvn VN 459 (Yard No. 42), the third boat built for Faroe Islands. She was commissioned by Daniel Jacobsen & Partners, Vestmanna. Vesturbugvn means “Man of the West”. Courtesy of Campbeltown…

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