Fishing boats

We are very grateful to Ronnie Young for this article about the Campbeltown-built Maggie M MBE SH 170 (Yard No 81) which was written by Hugh Allen and published in Fishing News on 15th April, 1988. The Maggie M MBE was built for Scarborough Skipper, Bob Mainprize, and was named…

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We are grateful to Ronnie Young of Shetland for this article about the Campbeltown-built Steadfast IV FR 433 (Yard No. 100). This was published in Fishing News on 17th December, 1997.  Steadfast IV was built for Alex West, Steadfast Fishing Company, Fraserburgh in 1996. She was the last fishing vessel…

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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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The Kestrel INS 121 during her sea trials in Campbeltown Loch, 1974. Photo Courtesy of Ronnie McNally. We are grateful to Bob Anderson for sending us these photos of his latest fishing boat model. Bob has spent these lockdown days realising this project which is close to his heart. The…

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