Sloman Hebe

Tanker Sloman Hebe inbound (with attendant Merlin helicopter) 24 May 2023.

Heading up river at speed.

Sloman Hera

Tanker Sloman Hera (Chieftain passing astern) at anchor off Gourock 24 May 2023.

HMS Hurworth

HMS Hurworth (M39) at anchor off Gourock 23 May 2023.


MOD police launch Skye in a hurry 23 May 2025.

Torill Knutsen

Tanker Torill Knutsen inbound for Finnart 19 May 2023.

Isle of Cumbrae

Isle of Cumbrae arrives at Tarbert 19 May 2023.

Hebridean Princess

Hebridean Island Cruises' Hebridean Princess at the Lighthouse Pier 25 April 2023.


Coaster Havgull at the North Pier 25 April 2023.

Blue Clipper

Maybe Sailing's Blue Clipper in Oban Bay 25 April 2023.


Mallaig - Armadale ferry Coruisk helps out on the Mull run 25 April 2023.

Hjalmar Bjorge

Northern Lights Cruising Company's Hjalmar Bjorge at Oban 25 April 2023.

Glen Shiel

Majestic Lines' Glen Shiel at Oban 25 April 2023.

Glen Etive

Majestic Lines' Glen Etive at Oban 25 April 2023.

Lord of the Glens

Lord of the Glens at Craignure Pier 25 April 2023.


NLB Pharos lying west of Kerrera, awaits a free berth 25 April 2023.

Lord of the Isles

Hopefully signs of a more normal summer service to come, Lord of the Isles loads at Oban 25 April 2023.

Loch Riddon

Normally the second Cumbrae ferry during summer, Loch Riddon is currently serving Lismore, seen here at the North Pier 25 April 2023.

Isle of Lewis

Barra ferry Isle of Lewis on service 25 April 2023.

Isle of Mull

Calmac's Isle of Mull inbound for the Railway Pier 25 April 2023.


Luxury motor yacht Ijver on the Crinan Canal 19 April 2023.The first of a line of vessels, more information can be found here.


Fish carrier Bakkanes off Ardrishaig 19 April 2023.


Waverley completes annual overhaul in JWD 23 March 2023.

Sound of Soay

Western Ferries' Sound of Soay completes annual overhaul in JWD 23 March 2023.


Clyde Charters' Topcat in JWD 23 March 2023.

Caledonian Isles

Arran ferry Caledonian Isles remains u/s in JWD 26 March 2013.


Cement carrier NACC Vega off Gourock 23 March 2023.


Coaster Verity off Gourock 23 March 2023.


Live fish carrier Migdale (last seen in Kyle) at the Lighthouse Pier 22 March 2023.

Beinn an Oir

Mowi workboat Beinn an Oir, last seen in 2020 (Mowi Atlantic inside) at the Railway Pier 22 March 2023.

Clyde Calmac

ClydeNavalGazing BDK provides these recent shots.

Argyle leaves Wemyss Bay on service 27 February 2023.

Loch Fyne at Largs Pier 15 March 2023.

A question of scale

Isle of Lewis and Loch Frisa at the Railway Pier, Oban 13 March 2023.

Isle of Lewis

Barra ferry Isle of Lewis loading at Oban 13 March 2023.

Loch Frisa

Caledonian Macbrayne's Loch Frisa at the Railway Pier 13 March 2023.

Isle of Mull

After an unusual season of far flung deployments covering refit/breakdowns Isle of Mull at the Lighthouse Pier 13 March 2023.


Coaster Aasli inbound for Glasgow 11 March 2023.


Pilot cutter Skua returning to the Small Boat Harbour 11 March 2023.


Container vessel Elbteam inbound for GOT 08 March 2023.


Caledonian Macbrayne's Coruisk on winter service between Gourock and Dunoon 07 March 2023.

SD Impulse

Serco tug SD Impulse off Cove 02 March 2023

Alice Theresa

Tanker Alice Theresa outbound for Rotterdam 04 March 2023.

Surfaced submarine

Unknown Surfaced submarine inbound for Faslane 02 March 2023.


Coaster Runner unloading sand at Ardrishaig 15 February 2023.

Isle of Arran

The Arran service was also diverted to Gourock. Isle of Arran outbound for Arran 08 February 2023.


Southwesterly gales means a diversion to Gourock! Argyll (Dunoon in the background) outbound for Rothesay 08 February 2023.


Caledonian Macbrayne's Bute arriving at Rothesay (weather disrupted Argyll outbound) 08 February 2023.


The Highland Council ferry Corran (Bute arriving) in Rothesay Harbour after annual overhaul at Ardmaleish 08 February 2023.

SD Jupiter

Serco tug SD Jupiter, along with pilot cutter SD Clyde Racer in JWD Marina 05 February 2023. A busy wharf with Glen Shiel, Glen Etive and Tonka also in shot.