shipbuilding

We are very grateful to Malina McMcAuley for handing in this article by Bob Tomlinson from the Daily Record, published on Monday 4th April 1977. Malina’s father, John McMillan, is the former ploughman mentioned in the article: For 22 years John McMillan worked as a ploughman near Campbeltown. Four years…

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Revised list of names of Campbeltown Shipyard Employees (012/06/2019). After a call-out on our Facebook page we have managed to gather 250+ names of people who worked at Campbeltown Shipyard Ltd. I’ve trawled through all the posts and hope that I haven’t missed anyone out… if I have then just…

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Peter Drummond and Sam Henderson. Photo courtesy of Jan Nimmo Yesterday I met with Peter Drummond and Sam Henderson, authors of Fishing Boats of Campbeltown Shipyard (Published by The History Press IBSN 978 0 7524 4765 00).  They are both passionate and knowledgeable about the world of Scottish fishing. They…

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Fear Not Leslie Howarth

Hi Folks, I have put the following list of names, dates and vessel types together for the boats built at Campbeltown Shipyard Ltd, based on various sources, so please feel free to comment if it’s not a 100% accurate or needs adding too. I’ll be adding vessel dimensions too but…

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