Caledonian Macbrayne's Islay vessel Finlaggan in JWD 25 April 2013. Already delayed by issues encountered during annual maintenance, a failed software upgrade led to further delay, disabling an engine! She left the Clyde returning to Kennacraig 26 April.

Ronja Pioneer

Live fish carrier Ronja Pioneer approaching Duart 24 April 2013.


RLC Arromanches (L105) outbound for Craignure 24 April 2013.

Hjalmar Bjorge

Northern Light Charters' Hjalmar Bjorge inbound for Oban 24 April 2013.

Hebridean Isles

Caledonian Macbrayne's Hebridean Isles passes Pole Star leaving Oban for Colinsay 24 April 2013.

HMS Grimsby

Minehunter HMS Grimsby (M108) off Gourock 25 April 2013.

HMS Pembroke

Minehunter HMS Pembroke (M107) off Gourock 26 April 2013.

HMS Hurworth

Hunt class minehunter HMS Hurworth (M39) off Gourock 25 April 2013.

HMS Tyne


River class patrol vessel HMS Tyne (P281) off Greenock 25 April 2013.

Royal Norwegian Navy FPB

ClydeNavalGazing correspondent John Stewart sent this post 14 April 2013.

Attached are photos of Royal Norwegian Navy FPBs "Steil" (P963) and "Gnist" (P965) seen at Campbeltown this morning.