shipbuilding

We are grateful to Douglas McNaught, former naval architect at Campbeltown Shipyard, for sharing this specification workbook for Heather Bloom (Yard 92) which as built in 1992 for John McLeman of Avoch.  This is  preliminary workbook in preparation for adding information  for electricians, which would show lighting, sockets etc. Pages…

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Praise for the Shipyard – an article published in Campbeltown Courier on 31st August, 1979, about the launch of Resplendent PD 298 (Yard No. 46). She was commissioned by David John Forman & Partners, Peterhead. She was decommissioned in 2002. Courtesy of Campbeltown Library. Praise for the Shipyard –  an…

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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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