Boat building

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TT179 Boy Andrew

Postby GarySutherland » Mon Jan 16, 2006 6:44 pm

Thanks JD,

Here's the picture I have, nicely in colour too.
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Postby paraffin man » Mon Jan 16, 2006 8:57 pm

Gary,

The picture in your post the taken at the dual carriageway at the old slip opposite the job centre. This slipway used to take the boats up for repair & maintenance as well as the shipyard slip. All this is now part of the 'new' new quay now & we now have a nice new slip. :lol:
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Postby jdcarra » Mon Jan 16, 2006 10:43 pm

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Pictures of the Budding Rose being built inside the yard and of its launching.
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Postby Jeanette » Mon Jan 16, 2006 10:59 pm

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1990 at the shipyard. The Budding Rose a Peterhead boat launched at the shipyard
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Postby jdcarra » Mon Jan 16, 2006 11:08 pm

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Had that picture Jeanette, but they did not post. Will try again.
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Boy Andrew

Postby Dunc » Mon Jan 16, 2006 11:13 pm

One of the "Boy Andrew" boats was based at Wick and lay alongside the quay below where I lived. She was owned by the Bremners of Wick or should I say "Week" as pronounced up there.

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Postby paraffin man » Mon Jan 16, 2006 11:18 pm

Aye they were braw boats right enough. Shame its all away noo :!:
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Re: Boy Andrew

Postby Sweltered » Wed Jan 18, 2006 2:21 am

Dunc wrote:One of the "Boy Andrew" boats was based at Wick and lay alongside the quay below where I lived. She was owned by the Bremners of Wick or should I say "Week" as pronounced up there.

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The original WK registered Boy Andrew was built as a longliner for Norrie Bremner of Wick. He could get grants to build a longliner rather than a seiner but installed ropereels very quickly It was renamed "Opportune" when the 87 ft seiner was built at the Yerd, for Norrie's son Andrew. The mate of the Boy Andrew, David Fraser became skipper of the Opprtune.
OOH did they knock down McCaigs folly.....
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Postby general jack o'niell » Wed Jan 18, 2006 10:01 am

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Postby petewick » Wed Jan 18, 2006 10:28 am

Always remember when my gran was housekeeper for A.H Fleming, his home was Craigbhan.
One day I accompanied my nana to work, which happened to be a launching day at the yard. This may have been about 1973, 74 or 75.
I was watching the proceedings from an upstairs window, and just as the boat had started to slip, it tilted to one side, resting on its keel.

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Re: Boat building

Postby jdcarra » Mon Jan 23, 2006 1:45 pm

paraffin man wrote:What about the old shipyards in the toon.
Sadly all gone now with the decline of the fishing industry :( , something seems to tell me that the last boat to be built at the shipyard is actually the McMonagles fish & chip restaraunt that is situated in Clydebank, anybody confirm this?

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I,all gone now, but this one still sails on, can't remember if she was the last built. Built at the yard and transported in sections by road to Clydebank to be rebuilt by the yard workers as I can remember being told by D White. Has won awards for not design, but fish and chip shop of the year 1994 and runner up 2000. Still owned by the McMonagle family.
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Postby lorri » Mon Jan 23, 2006 2:41 pm

hey dp i do that to when in clydebank but my claim is my dad drew it LOL!!!! :lol:
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Postby jdcarra » Sat Feb 04, 2006 12:00 am

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The above picture is the work of W Craig who contacted me to say he had superimposed the Clydebank chippie which was built at Campbeltown Shipyard on to the Fergusons slipway in Glasgow. Maybe not as spectacular as the launch on Wednesday of HMS Daring, but a clever bit of digitial work.
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Postby GarySutherland » Sat Feb 04, 2006 7:34 pm

Where is that chippy, JD, relative to Braehead say, and are the chips any good?

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Postby jdcarra » Sun Feb 05, 2006 12:11 am

GarySutherland wrote:Where is that chippy, JD, relative to Braehead say, and are the chips any good?

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The above posting shows the McMonagles restaurant boat on the Forth and Clyde Canal at Clydebank Shopping Centre. As for quality of fish and chips, have'nt tried it for years, but it did win awards way back.
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