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by Norry M
Sun Oct 15, 2017 5:13 pm
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: The Tales of Para Handy DVD
Replies: 0
Views: 203

The Tales of Para Handy DVD

...Hi Guys... On a recent trip to Braehead I noticed the following in HMV Video & Music Store... The Tales Of Para Handy on DVD Starring Gregor Fisher as Para Handy... All the episodes for a decent price of £15... It can be found on the Scottish Section of the DVD department... I thought it was wor...
by Norry M
Sun Sep 03, 2017 7:00 pm
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: G.R.M.B.C. Charity Day...
Replies: 0
Views: 368

G.R.M.B.C. Charity Day...

...Hi Guys... Glasgow Richmond Model Boat Club are holding their Annual Charity Day on Sunday 10th of September 2017... The Venue is Richmond Park Pond in Glasgow...(Opposite Shawfeild Greyhound Stadium) Sailing from 11am till 4.30pm in their full Harbour Layout... Teas & Eats...Tombola...Bring & B...
by Norry M
Thu Aug 24, 2017 3:23 pm
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: SILVER RIVER ex SUBRO VENTURE Info wanted...
Replies: 2
Views: 312

Re: SILVER RIVER ex SUBRO VENTURE Info wanted...

...Hi Guys... Following a small search I now have the following details... If anyone can add to them ,Then please go ahead... Built in 1971 by James W Cook at Wivenhoe as SUBRO VENTUR E for Sully Freight... 196 Gross Tons...IMO 7104207...Length 30.6m Long x 7.1m Beam... Renamed SULBY RIVER in 1984....
by Norry M
Thu Aug 24, 2017 2:47 pm
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: SILVER RIVER ex SUBRO VENTURE Info wanted...
Replies: 2
Views: 312

Re: SILVER RIVER ex SUBRO VENTURE Info wanted...

Here are some pictures of the model & the real boat...
by Norry M
Wed Aug 23, 2017 5:14 pm
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: SILVER RIVER ex SUBRO VENTURE Info wanted...
Replies: 2
Views: 312

SILVER RIVER ex SUBRO VENTURE Info wanted...

...Hi Guys... I have inherited a small part built wooden model of the small coaster that is now a Wreck in the corner of Bowling Basin... The ship was once called SILVER RIVER & SUBRO VENTURE during her life... If anyone can give me any information about this wee ship that would be much appreciated...
by Norry M
Thu Jun 22, 2017 1:10 am
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: Green Highlander Boat
Replies: 0
Views: 320

Green Highlander Boat

...Hi Guys... I am looking for information on a small boat that i have recently came across... It is a Green Highlander...Approx 13 feet long x 4 feet beam... It is fitted with a self ballasting system and a whale pump for de-ballasting and bilge pumping If anyone can help me find the makers and ag...
by Norry M
Sun Jun 11, 2017 8:44 pm
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: Bob McNair ?...
Replies: 0
Views: 306

Bob McNair ?...

...Hi Guys... Does anyone know of a gentleman called Bob McNair...He used live in Johnstone ( I think )... He was involved in the salvage of the tug FLYING PHANTOM at Clydebank... A mate of mine is trying to contact him so I thought I would ask on here if anyone knows him...He might even be a membe...
by Norry M
Mon Jun 05, 2017 11:22 am
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: Model Boat Show...
Replies: 0
Views: 445

Model Boat Show...

...Hi Guys... This Sunday (11th June) sees Glasgow Richmond Model Boat Club holding their annual Tug-Towing Competition... This year we are inviting all types of model boats to take to the water and put on a show... Come along and see what we have been up to over the last year... Teas & Eats in the...
by Norry M
Sun Sep 04, 2016 9:18 am
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: G.R.M.B.C. Charity Sail
Replies: 0
Views: 550

G.R.M.B.C. Charity Sail

...Good Morning Guys... Glasgow Richmond Model Boat Club are holding their annual Charity Sail Day today at Richmond Park (opposite Shawfield Stadium ) in Glasgow... 11am till 4pm...Teas & Eats in the Clubhouse...Tombola...Come along and join us for a wee afternoon "At The Club"... ...Best Regards....
by Norry M
Sun Jun 05, 2016 6:27 pm
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: Model Tugs
Replies: 0
Views: 595

Model Tugs

Tug -Towing.jpg ...Hi Guys... This coming Sunday 12th of June Sees the members of Glasghow Richmond Model Boat Club hold their Annual Tug_Towing Day...The competition starts at around 10am and finishes with the Tug Parade at around 4.30pm... Come along and see The World Of Tugs in Minature...Severa...
by Norry M
Sun Jan 31, 2016 7:47 pm
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: Clyde Ferry BUTE of 1954
Replies: 2
Views: 1078

Clyde Ferry BUTE of 1954

...Hi Guys... I was approached Today by Bob, an old member of Glasgow Richmond Model Boat Club asking if I could get him any information on the the BUTE of 1954...This being his latest Model Prtoject... I said why don,t you try on the internet Bob...His answer was " I am not on the internet yet but ...
by Norry M
Sat Feb 14, 2015 12:20 am
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: AFON MENAI, AT ARDROSSAN HARBOUR.
Replies: 2
Views: 806

Re: AFON MENAI, AT ARDROSSAN HARBOUR.

...Hi Brian...

How long is she in for ?...

I would like to get some pictures of the superstructure for my latest mogdel project...

I am building a Freelance tug for Model Tug Towing Competitions and think this superstructure would be great on this hull...

...Best Regards...Norry...
by Norry M
Mon Jan 19, 2015 2:11 pm
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: Scottish Ship Show...
Replies: 0
Views: 424

Scottish Ship Show...

...Hi Guys...

I picked this Flyer up at the weekend and thought it would be of interest to our members...

Looks as if it could be a good day out...

...Best Regards...Norry...
by Norry M
Sun Jan 04, 2015 5:07 pm
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: New tug for the Clyde
Replies: 15
Views: 2002

Re: New tug for the Clyde

There is a Semi Scale model kit of this tug available in 1/40 scale from Marks Model Bits...There are a couple of them at GRMBC...
by Norry M
Mon Jul 28, 2014 5:58 pm
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: Mystery Model...
Replies: 0
Views: 328

Mystery Model...

...Hi Guys...

I am looking for confirmation of which ship this wee model is of...

I have my own thoughts but would like them confirmed...

...Best Regards...Norry...
by Norry M
Thu Jul 24, 2014 1:06 pm
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: Clyde Slipways...
Replies: 1
Views: 427

Clyde Slipways...

...Hi Guys...

Where is the best place to launch our wee boat at Greenock or Port Glasgow...
We would like to spend a day fishing & exploring the area...

...Best Regards...Norry...
by Norry M
Fri Jun 20, 2014 11:01 pm
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: Clydesite & Tugtalk Login problems
Replies: 30
Views: 4763

Clydesite & Tugtalk Login problems

...Hi Guys... I have been logged off from several sites on my computer and having to log back on... I cant remember my Clydesite or Tugtalk Password so I cant log back on... When i press the Log in problems button it takes me no where... Could someone who uis in contact with Bruce let him know so he...
by Norry M
Sat Jun 07, 2014 2:49 pm
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: Model Tug-Towing Competition...
Replies: 0
Views: 243

Model Tug-Towing Competition...

...Hi Guys... Another Wee Reminder that Glasgow Richmond Model Boat Club are holding their Annual Model Tug-Towing Competition Tomorrow (Sunday)...10am till 4.30pm.. The venue is Richmond Park in Glasgow...(Opposite Shawfield)... There has been a lot of work going on in our Tugs,Tows and the Harbou...
by Norry M
Mon Jun 02, 2014 4:28 pm
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: Glasgow Richmond Model Boat Club
Replies: 5
Views: 603

Re: Glasgow Richmond Model Boat Club

...Hi Guys... Just a wee reminder that our annual Tug-Towing Competition takes place at Richmond Park Pond in Glasgow this Sunday (8th June) 10am till 4pm...This is the only event of this kind in Scotland so come along and see our wee tugs do just what the big tugs do... ...Best Regards...Norry...
by Norry M
Mon May 26, 2014 11:53 am
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: Glasgow Richmond Model Boat Club
Replies: 5
Views: 603

Re: Glasgow Richmond Model Boat Club

...Hi Guys... WE are holding our Annual Model Tug-Towing Competition on Sunday 8th of June...10am till 5pm... There will model Tugs & Workboats of all descriptions on display and competing in the various competitions... Teas & Eats in the Clubhouse, Tombola, Bring & Buy Stall and all the usual stuf...
by Norry M
Mon May 12, 2014 4:36 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Portincaple Slipway Query...
Replies: 2
Views: 737

Portincaple Slipway Query...

...Hi Guys... Is there a public slipway at Portincaple on Loch Long ?... Is there any beach access where we can launch a 13 foot boat for a wee bit of exploring, fisging etc... We are looking for new places to launch our wee boat tjis coming season So any information on any slipways or b suitable b...
by Norry M
Mon May 12, 2014 3:44 pm
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: Glasgow Richmond Model Boat Club
Replies: 5
Views: 603

Re: Glasgow Richmond Model Boat Club

A Big Buoy Done That And Ran Away...

Thats put there for the Fast Electric Boats to Crash into...

...Norry...
by Norry M
Mon May 05, 2014 5:17 pm
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: Glasgow Richmond Model Boat Club
Replies: 5
Views: 603

Re: Glasgow Richmond Model Boat Club

Here is a picture of mine & Johnny,s tugs lining up the PETER SHEPHERD to bring her into port...
by Norry M
Fri May 02, 2014 1:40 pm
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: Glasgow Richmond Model Boat Club
Replies: 5
Views: 603

Glasgow Richmond Model Boat Club

...Hi Guys... This Sunday 4th May is our 30th Anniversary Year Season Open Day at GRMBC. 10am till 5pm...Richmond Pond...Across the road from Shawfield Stadium... Sat Nav details on our website... Come along and see what we have been building over the winter... Tombnola, Teas & Eats... See You There...
by Norry M
Mon Mar 17, 2014 5:21 pm
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: Danish or Dutch Built Coasters...
Replies: 0
Views: 215

Danish or Dutch Built Coasters...

...Hi Guys... I am planning on building a 1/32 scale Coaster and was thinking of building what we used to call a Ringkobinger... A small danish coaster built in the Nordsoevaerftet Shipyard in Ringkobing Denmark.. VERALIL & LONE BOYE were examples... There were 61 of this class built and were frequ...
by Norry M
Sat Dec 28, 2013 9:37 am
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: Glasgow Richmond Model Tug Towing Day
Replies: 0
Views: 233

Glasgow Richmond Model Tug Towing Day

...Hi Guys... I have been asked by the GRMBC Committee to organise next years Model Tug Towing Day... It will take place at our pond in Richmond Park, Glasgow on Sunday 8th of June 2014...10am till 4pm... Everyone is welcome to come along & watch or compete in the various model tug towing competitio...
by Norry M
Fri Dec 20, 2013 1:18 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: 6 Years Ago Today
Replies: 1
Views: 629

Re: 6 Years Ago Today

Rest In Peace Freinds...
by Norry M
Sat Nov 02, 2013 12:40 pm
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: GRMBC 3 in 1 event
Replies: 0
Views: 210

GRMBC 3 in 1 event

Tomorrow (Sunday) is Glasgow Richmond Model Boat Clubs last event of the year...The 3 in 1 event Starting at 1pm with an auction of Model Boats & associated items followed by an Evening Sail & Barbecue... GRMBC are sirtuated in Richmond Park in Glasgow...Just across the road from Shawfeild Stadium.....
by Norry M
Fri Sep 20, 2013 10:00 am
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Crane Incident at Sandbank
Replies: 0
Views: 583

Crane Incident at Sandbank

...Hi Guys... I heard yesterday of an incident involving the crane at Sandbank whilst loading a ship with logs... I believe the ship to be FAVOURITE DIAMOND ...The jib or derrick of the crane had fallen into the hold of the ship... Has anyone else heard anything about this... ...Best Regards...Norr...
by Norry M
Mon Sep 16, 2013 10:01 am
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: TUG & BARGE FOR IRVINE HARBOUR.
Replies: 286
Views: 92222

Re: TUG & BARGE FOR IRVINE HARBOUR.

I passed the other day and noticed that GARNOCK,s wheelhouse is just a metal shell...No Windows or frames, No doors...Looks ready for the burners torch...


...Norry...
by Norry M
Sat Sep 07, 2013 9:39 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Other sightings of interest at Irvine
Replies: 5
Views: 1143

Re: Other sightings of interest at Irvine

I spotted in some of the CARRICK pictures, The remains of the Morgan Crane which worked on the wharf just opposite the Cross Keys pub... This old steam crane was originally built by William Morgan in Kilwinning...It was later converted to electric... I was the last person to operate this crane about...
by Norry M
Sat Sep 07, 2013 9:30 pm
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: Model Show at Summerlee, Coatbridge...
Replies: 0
Views: 216

Model Show at Summerlee, Coatbridge...

...Hi Guys... This weekend there is a Model Show at the Summerlee Museum in Coatbridge... All types of models on display...Ships, Cars, Trucks, Tanks, Planes, Helicopters and Figures of all sorts... So if you are stuck with nothing to do then come along tomorrow...Free Admission...10am till 4pm... ...
by Norry M
Sat Sep 07, 2013 9:03 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: TUG & BARGE FOR IRVINE HARBOUR.
Replies: 286
Views: 92222

Re: TUG & BARGE FOR IRVINE HARBOUR.

...Hi Guys... Thanks for the great reports & pictures of the CARRICK job at Irvine... I was a member of the team who put the CARRICK up there many years ago... Here is a picture of a model tug that i built around 4 years ago...SCOTCH POWER is based on a Dutch P tug of which DUTCH PIONEER is an examp...
by Norry M
Sat Aug 31, 2013 9:45 pm
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: GRMBC Show Day
Replies: 0
Views: 232

GRMBC Show Day

...Hi Guys...

This Sunday is our Charity Show Day...

Come along & say Hello...
by Norry M
Wed Aug 28, 2013 3:59 pm
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: Puffer Purchase...My new model project
Replies: 5
Views: 486

Re: Puffer Purchase...My new model project

...Hi Guys... This project is now Up For Sale...There has been a bit more done to it since this picture was taken... I have gathered together most of the parts needed to finish it off... Contact me for more details or to arrange a veiwing... It will be at Glasgow Richmond Model Boat Clubs Charity D...
by Norry M
Sun Jul 07, 2013 9:49 am
Forum: WARSHIPS / WARTIME
Topic: Model Warship Display
Replies: 0
Views: 456

Model Warship Display

...Hi Guys... Glasgow Richmond Model Boat Club are hosting the 6th Annual Model Warship Weekend... The Show takes place next weekend in Richmond Park in Glasgow (Opposite Shawfield Stadium)... There will be loads of model warships on display both on & off the water as people are coming from all ove...
by Norry M
Sat Jun 29, 2013 11:16 am
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: Clydesite in trouble again
Replies: 56
Views: 7438

Re: Clydesite in trouble again

...Hi Guys...

I have been logged out of Clydesite & Tugtalk and can,t remember my Log-In Details...
I have tried contacting the site but to no avail...
Does anyone know what to do now...

...Best Regards...Norry...
by Norry M
Sat Jun 08, 2013 9:49 pm
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: Ardgarten Camp Site...No More...
Replies: 0
Views: 234

Ardgarten Camp Site...No More...

We set off this morning at around 8am complete with our wee boat SEA DOG & the barbacue aiming to spend another pleasant family day fishing in Loch Long followed by a barbie on the wee beach at Ardgarten...Several family members were joining us later for the feast... We have had many pleasant days h...
by Norry M
Sat Jun 08, 2013 7:18 pm
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: The 7th Annual Scottish Model Tug-In...
Replies: 2
Views: 325

Re: The 7th Annual Scottish Model Tug-In...

Dont forget guys...Its the Model Tug-Towing Contest tomorrow at Glasgow Richmond Model Boat Club...(opposite Shawfield Stadium)
It looks like we are going to get a Scorcher of a day...See You There...Come and say Hello...
by Norry M
Sun May 26, 2013 9:54 pm
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: The 7th Annual Scottish Model Tug-In...
Replies: 2
Views: 325

Re: The 7th Annual Scottish Model Tug-In...

...Hi Guys...

Here are a couple of pictures of the preparations for the 7th Tug In in 2 weeks time...

The PETER SHEPHERD has had a new bottom fitted folowing a 4 inch section being removed from the lower sides of the hull...She is now being fully repainted...

...Best Regards...Norry...
by Norry M
Fri May 24, 2013 12:37 pm
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: The 7th Annual Scottish Model Tug-In...
Replies: 2
Views: 325

The 7th Annual Scottish Model Tug-In...

...Hi Guys... The 7th Annual Scottish Model Tug -In will be held at Glasgow Richmond Model Boat Clubs Pond on Sunday 9th of June 2013...10am till 4pm...The Pond & Clubhouse are situated directly opposite Shawfeild Greyhound Stadium in Glasgow... Model Tugs & Workboats of all types, shapes & sizes w...
by Norry M
Sun May 19, 2013 8:24 pm
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: Clyde Tug CRUISER of 1953
Replies: 4
Views: 439

Clyde Tug CRUISER of 1953

...Hi Guys...

A mate of mine has bought a 1/32 scale model of the 1953 Clyde Tug CRUISER...

Does anyone have any information, pictures or plans of this tug that he could use to build a file of his new model...

...Best Regards...Norry...
by Norry M
Fri Apr 26, 2013 12:39 pm
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: Glasgow Richmond Model Boat Club...
Replies: 0
Views: 254

Glasgow Richmond Model Boat Club...

..Hi Guys... A wee heads up on our latest show at GRMBC... Next Sunday 5th May sees GRMBC hold our first event of the year...11am till 4pm... Come along and see what we have been up to over the winter as we hold our opening day for the 2013 season... Loads of Model Boats on display... Tombola...Tea...
by Norry M
Tue Mar 26, 2013 5:17 pm
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: Puffer Purchase...My new model project
Replies: 5
Views: 486

Re: Puffer Purchase...My new model project

...Hi Guys...
Here are a couple of pictures of the Puffers progress...

I am still looking for detailed pictures of the deck layout of the AULD REEKIE or Vic 27 to help me complete the build...

...Best Regards...Norry...
by Norry M
Sun Feb 24, 2013 9:47 am
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: Thames Cory Tugs info wanted
Replies: 0
Views: 236

Thames Cory Tugs info wanted

...Hi Guys... I am currently collecting together the relative information required to build a 1/32 scale model of Cory,s Thames tugs such as "RECOVERY" or "REDOUBT"... These tugs are Damen Shoalbuster 2208S type tugs... Can anyone help with any pictures, plans or general arrangement of these tugs.....
by Norry M
Wed Feb 20, 2013 10:11 pm
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: Puffer Purchase...My new model project
Replies: 5
Views: 486

Re: Puffer Purchase...My new model project

...Hi Guys... Here is a picture of me towing AULD REEKIE dressed as VITAL SPARK out of Irvine Harbour as she set off to film the BBC series starring Gregor Fisher as Para Handy... This is how i would like my puffer model to look...I am currently watching the series on DVD to study the details of th...
by Norry M
Sun Feb 17, 2013 7:18 pm
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: Puffer Purchase...My new model project
Replies: 5
Views: 486

Re: Puffer Purchase...My new model project

...Hi Colin...

Thanks for the reply...Yes I got the pictures you posted...Thanks Again...

...Best Regards...Norry...
by Norry M
Sun Feb 17, 2013 6:14 pm
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: Puffer Purchase...My new model project
Replies: 5
Views: 486

Puffer Purchase...My new model project

...Hi Guys... I saw this old boat for sale at my model boat club on Thursday and couldn,t resist it... It is a 1/24 scale model of a Clyde Puffer... It will be finished off & will sail complete with working Smoke Machine & The VITAL SPARK theme tune playing... I hope you like it... Detailed picture...
by Norry M
Tue Feb 12, 2013 5:16 pm
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: Model tug For Sale
Replies: 1
Views: 366

Re: Model tug For Sale

...Now Sold...
by Norry M
Sun Jan 13, 2013 10:22 pm
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: Model tug For Sale
Replies: 1
Views: 366

Model tug For Sale

Freedom is a 1/32 scale radio controlled model of a ship handling tug based on a Ramparts 3200 design by Robert Allen... Twin Screw with Working Bow Thruster... This tug is from the same class as BRENT which is currently on Coastgaurd Stand By duties off the South Coast and is involved in the ongoin...

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