Largs' new inshore lifeboat, Atlantic 85 RNLB R A Wilson (B-854) exercising with John Buchanan Barr (16-21) 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!
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.
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!
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.
Who needs a bow thruster? Simpler measures are used to berth Bessie Ellen at Oban's North Pier 30 July 2011.