Trench Point

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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Work Starting at Trench Point Site. An article published in the Campbeltown Courier written by Freddy Gillies. 13th May 1968. Courtesy of Campbeltown Library. Work Starting at Trench Point Site. An article published in the Campbeltown Courier written by Freddy Gillies. 13th May 1968. Courtesy of Campbeltown Library. Related Images:…

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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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Over the years Campbeltown Shipyard Ltd took part in a number of fishing exhibitions in London, Glasgow, Anstruther, Aberdeen and Dublin. Here are a couple of photos from Bobby Wylie of the Campbeltown Shipyard Stand at an exhibition which CSL attended around 1984. Jim Smith, former Technical Manager at CLS,…

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