Spes Melior

We are very grateful to Peter Drummond, co-author of Fishing Boats of Campbeltown Shipyard, for allowing us to share this collection of photos of Campbeltown-built boats. Peter and Sam Henderson’s book, a labour of love, is painstakingly researched, documenting the history of Campbeltown-built fishing vessels up until 2009. We will be…

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We are very grateful to Sam Henderson, co-author of Fishing Boats of Campbeltown Shipyard, for allowing us to share this collection of photos of Campbeltown- built boats. Sam and Peter Drummond’s book, a labour of love, is painstakingly researched, documenting the history of Campbeltown-built fishing vessels up until 2009.  Advance…

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This menu card made for a dinner to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Campbeltown Shipyard lists all the boats built up until that year (1979) from the Crimson Arrow CN30 (Yard no. 1) to the Spes Melior PD397 (Yard No. 047). We’re trying to decipher the signatures… so far we…

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