Largs' new inshore lifeboat, Atlantic 85 RNLB R A Wilson (B-854) exercising with John Buchanan Barr (16-21) 13 November 2011.
RNLB John Buchanan Barr
'Tamar' class RNLB John Buchanan Barr (16-21) spent a couple of days trialling off Largs before heading to her operational base of Portpatrick 13 November 2011
Caledonian Macbrayne's Coruisk, was caught by ClydeNavalGazing correspondent Gordon Law, breaking her journey from Mallaig to Garvel at Ardrossan 23 October 2011. An unusual occurrence!
RFA Mounts Bay
Clansman leaves Gott Bay en route for Barra 15 September 2011.
Clansman arrives at Gott Bay Pier from Barra 15 September 2011.
What a difference 24 hours makes! Clansman arrives at Gott Bay 16 September 2011.
Two Lochs and an Island (Reprise 2)
At the risk of being boring, Isle of Cumbrae, Loch Dunvegan and Loch Shira at Largs 03 November 2011.
Two Lochs and an Island (Reprise)
Three Caledonian Macbrayne ferries connected to the Largs - Cumbrae service met in (I believe) a unique encounter 02 November 2011. Isle of Cumbrae (1977), Loch Alainn (1997) and Loch Shira (2006). Strangely enough, the 1977 vintage is on the run!
Isle of Cumbrae
1977 vintage Isle of Cumbrae returns to her native run in 2011! She arrived on Sunday 30 October and took up service on Monday 31 October. Allegedly, she may be here for some time. Certainly brings back memories!!!!
Serco's Twin Unit Tractor Tugs (TUTT'S) SD Nimble and SD Dexterous in Great Harbour 02 October 2011. Both vessels are curently for sale on the Damen Trading & Chartering web site.
Isle of Arran
Isle of Mull
Who needs a bow thruster? Simpler measures are used to berth Bessie Ellen at Oban's North Pier 30 July 2011.
Rosa and Ada
Offshore Survey Vessel Triad in Oban Bay 31 July 2011. Operated by MMT AB, more details can be found here.
Cadets in the rigging! Sea cadets vessel T.S. Royalist last seen in 2008, at Oban's North Pier 31 July 2011.
Caledonian Macbrayne's Lord of the Isles inbound for Oban 26 July 2011, firstly passing Clansman...
...and then Isle of Mull.
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