Isle of Mull

Caledonian Macbrayne's Isle of Mull at Craignure 24 January 2009.

Nord Star

Kirkwall registered coaster Nord Star lying at North Pier, Oban 24 January 2009.

Apollo Eagle

Coaster Apollo Eagle lying at a "Bravo" anchorage (Thanks John!) awaiting orders 23 January 2009.

Fort Austin

A smoky RFA Fort Austin off Kilcreggan 23 January 2009.


Caledonian Macbrayne's Bute outbound for Rothesay on a changeable day for weather 21 January 2009.


Clydeport's Torch returning to Greenock following buoy maintenance in the main channel 21 January 2009.

Loch Ranza

Caledonian Macbrayne's Loch Ranza lying at Rothesay following annual maintenance at Ardmaleish while Argyle arrives from Wmyss Bay 21 January 2009.

Fort George

RFA Fort George lying in Loch Striven 21 January 2009.

Bro Designer

Tanker Bro Designer passing Silver Constellation inbound for Finnart 21 January 2009.

James Dalton

MOD police launch James Dalton heading upstream 21 January 2009.

Ark Royal

A silhouette only, I'm afraid- extreme distance and poor weather 20 January 2009!


Caledonian Macbrayne's Clansman at Brodick Pier 20 January 2009.

Thor Confidence

Bulker Thor Confidence awaiting orders in Brodick Bay 20 January 2009.

Ocean Commander

Ocean Commander, one of a trio of bulk carriers waiting to enter Hunterston, lies in Ivine Bay 20 January 2009. her sister ship Ocean Queen is currently at Hunterston, with Ocean Crescent being a recent visitor.

Reconstruction of Largs Pier

Work continues on shaping the inner face of the new pier 19 January 2009.

Loch Alainn

Caledonian Macbrayne's Loch Alainn arrives at Cumbrae Slip 19 January 2009.

Ocean Queen

Both cranes in operation unloading Ocean Queen at Hunterston 19 January 2009. Yet another bulker has arrived at anchor in Irvine Bay with a load of coal for the terminal.

Silver Constellation

Troubled bulker Silver Constellation still lying off Skelmorlie 19 January 2009.

Mount Stuart

Clydeport's pilot cutter Mount Stuart transferring "visitors" to Silver Constellation 19 January 2009.

Sir John Murray

SEPA survey vessel Sir John Murray inbound in the Largs Channel 19 January 2009.

Loch Alainn

Caledonian Macbrayne's Loch Alainn on service 18 January 2009.


FPV Minna inbound, passing Caledonian Macbrayne's Loch Alainn, 18 January 2009.

RNLB Peggy Keith Learmond

RNLB Peggy Keith Learmond returning from exercise 18 January 2009.

Reconstruction of Largs Pier

Some construction beginning on the inside of the harbour 17 January 2009.