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by SHIPSFAN
Sun Aug 24, 2014 3:23 pm
Forum: Shipping at Ayr and Troon
Topic: Tug VOE CHIEF
Replies: 6
Views: 2170

Re: Tug VOE CHIEF

GREEN CHIEF, AS FROM TOMORROW SEEN TURNING IN THE FISH DOCK AT TROON TODAY, BRIAN
by SHIPSFAN
Sun Aug 24, 2014 3:17 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: GREEN CHIEF, X VOE CHIEF.
Replies: 0
Views: 730

GREEN CHIEF, X VOE CHIEF.

THE TUG GREEN CHIEF, 131 -GRT BUILT-1980 IMO-8008163. CHANGED NAME YESTERDAY AT TROON FROM VOE CHIEF, BRIAN
by SHIPSFAN
Sat Aug 23, 2014 1:31 pm
Forum: Shipping at Ayr and Troon
Topic: Tug VOE CHIEF
Replies: 6
Views: 2170

Re: Tug VOE CHIEF

hi angus, the new name will be green chief as from monday, brian
by SHIPSFAN
Fri Aug 22, 2014 4:27 pm
Forum: Shipping at Ayr and Troon
Topic: 08-08-2014 Arrived at Troon : GRIPFISK
Replies: 2
Views: 1183

Re: 08-08-2014 Arrived at Troon : GRIPFISK

gripfisk in d/d today for a quick clean should be back out sunday will send a pic when i get to them, brian
by SHIPSFAN
Thu Aug 21, 2014 12:30 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: MV PATRICIA, AT TROON.
Replies: 1
Views: 923

MV PATRICIA, AT TROON.

MV PATRICIA BT-1981 2,541 GRT. SITTING OF TROON HARBOUR YESTERDAY, BRIAN
by SHIPSFAN
Thu Aug 21, 2014 12:27 pm
Forum: Shipping at Ayr and Troon
Topic: 20-08-2014 : Arrived offshore Troon : MFT PATRICIA
Replies: 4
Views: 1767

Re: 20-08-2014 : Arrived offshore Troon : MFT PATRICIA

PATRICIA BT-1981 2,541 GRT, SITTING OF TROON HARBOUR YESTERDAY, BRIAN
by SHIPSFAN
Wed Aug 20, 2014 8:27 pm
Forum: Shipping at Ayr and Troon
Topic: 20-08-2014 : Arrived offshore Troon : MFT PATRICIA
Replies: 4
Views: 1767

Re: 20-08-2014 : Arrived offshore Troon : MFT PATRICIA

good to see you and mrs mac today, i will send you one of her when i get them downloaded, brian
by SHIPSFAN
Tue Aug 19, 2014 3:21 pm
Forum: Shipping at Ayr and Troon
Topic: Tug VOE CHIEF
Replies: 6
Views: 2170

Re: Tug VOE CHIEF

hi angus,she came in to have work done to her fenders, brian
by SHIPSFAN
Mon Aug 18, 2014 11:55 am
Forum: Shipping at Ayr and Troon
Topic: 16-08-2014 : Due Troon tomorrow : M.V. VICTORIA VIKING
Replies: 2
Views: 1327

Re: 16-0802014 : Due Troon tomorrow : M.V. VICTORIA VIKIN

just waiting on a pass, and should be out d/d later today, brian
by SHIPSFAN
Wed Aug 13, 2014 6:17 pm
Forum: Shipping at Ayr and Troon
Topic: 11-08-2014 : Arriving at Ayr : M.V. CASABLANCA
Replies: 5
Views: 1664

Re: 11-08-2014 : Arriving at Ayr : M.V. CASABLANCA

she is having work done to her before she starts a new contract with the logs,looking very smart inside and out, brian
by SHIPSFAN
Wed Aug 13, 2014 12:45 pm
Forum: Shipping at Ayr and Troon
Topic: 11-08-2014 : Arriving at Ayr : M.V. CASABLANCA
Replies: 5
Views: 1664

Re: 11-08-2014 : Arriving at Ayr : M.V. CASABLANCA

due in today 12.30, brian
by SHIPSFAN
Sun Aug 10, 2014 10:25 pm
Forum: Shipping at Ayr and Troon
Topic: 06-08-2014 : Due in Ayr 09-08-2014 : M.V. CELIA
Replies: 6
Views: 1736

Re: 06-08-2014 : Due in Ayr 09-08-2014 : M.V. CELIA

rain stops play with most cargos now, not much good with the lorry half full of water :o brian
by SHIPSFAN
Sun Aug 10, 2014 3:47 pm
Forum: Shipping at Ayr and Troon
Topic: 06-08-2014 : Due in Ayr 09-08-2014 : M.V. CELIA
Replies: 6
Views: 1736

Re: 06-08-2014 : Due in Ayr 09-08-2014 : M.V. CELIA

due to weather tomorrow mv celia asked to be brought in today, brian
by SHIPSFAN
Sun Aug 10, 2014 12:54 pm
Forum: Shipping at Ayr and Troon
Topic: 30-07-2014 : M.V. AYRESS : She's away !
Replies: 9
Views: 2602

Re: 30-07-2014 : M.V. AYRESS : She's away !

all went well today angus so should be back working very soon, brian
by SHIPSFAN
Fri Aug 08, 2014 10:37 pm
Forum: Shipping at Ayr and Troon
Topic: 02-08-2014 : Due in Ayr soon : EEMS SPACE
Replies: 10
Views: 2630

Re: 02-08-2014 : Due in Ayr soon : EEMS SPACE

i will ask them to keep a look oot,,,just beer cans and a load of tyres at this point :o , brian
by SHIPSFAN
Fri Aug 08, 2014 9:42 pm
Forum: Shipping at Ayr and Troon
Topic: 06-08-2014 : Due in Ayr 09-08-2014 : M.V. CELIA
Replies: 6
Views: 1736

Re: 06-08-2014 : Due in Ayr 09-08-2014 : M.V. CELIA

will go to anchor not due to come in till monday, brian
by SHIPSFAN
Fri Aug 08, 2014 9:39 pm
Forum: Shipping at Ayr and Troon
Topic: 02-08-2014 : Due in Ayr soon : EEMS SPACE
Replies: 10
Views: 2630

Re: 02-08-2014 : Due in Ayr soon : EEMS SPACE

will sail tonight 22.50, brian
by SHIPSFAN
Thu Aug 07, 2014 5:00 pm
Forum: Shipping at Ayr and Troon
Topic: 02-08-2014 : Due in Ayr soon : EEMS SPACE
Replies: 10
Views: 2630

Re: 02-08-2014 : Due in Ayr soon : EEMS SPACE

my alarm clock did not go of :lol: :D
by SHIPSFAN
Wed Aug 06, 2014 10:38 pm
Forum: Shipping at Ayr and Troon
Topic: 02-08-2014 : Due in Ayr soon : EEMS SPACE
Replies: 10
Views: 2630

Re: 02-08-2014 : Due in Ayr soon : EEMS SPACE

just back from holiday i should be up and running in the next few days and help where i can, brian
by SHIPSFAN
Wed Aug 06, 2014 8:04 pm
Forum: Shipping at Ayr and Troon
Topic: 02-08-2014 : Due in Ayr soon : EEMS SPACE
Replies: 10
Views: 2630

Re: 02-08-2014 : Due in Ayr soon : EEMS SPACE

due in at 07.30 tomorrow morning 7th, brian
by SHIPSFAN
Wed Aug 06, 2014 8:01 pm
Forum: Shipping at Ayr and Troon
Topic: 31-07-2014 : Due Ayr 4th August 2014 : FRI KVAM
Replies: 2
Views: 1158

Re: 31-07-2014 : Due Ayr 4th August 2014 : FRI KVAM

hi angus, fri kvam due in tonight 20.30, brian
by SHIPSFAN
Tue Aug 05, 2014 7:47 pm
Forum: Shipping at Ayr and Troon
Topic: 30-07-2014 : M.V. AYRESS : She's away !
Replies: 9
Views: 2602

Re: 30-07-2014 : M.V. AYRESS : She's away !

on her way back to troon she still has problems, brian
by SHIPSFAN
Sun Jul 20, 2014 10:54 am
Forum: Shipping at Ayr and Troon
Topic: 20-07-2014 : Arriving at Ayr : PS SAND
Replies: 2
Views: 1008

Re: 20-07-2014 : Arriving at Ayr : PS SAND

shes in to load scrap angus, brian
by SHIPSFAN
Wed Jun 25, 2014 1:20 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: HMS Prince of Wales LB03 @ BAE Govan
Replies: 32
Views: 13174

Re: HMS Prince of Wales LB03 @ BAE Govan

Allan wrote:AMT TRADER appears to have been moored at Ferguson's yard in Port Glasgow, tugs have returned to docks at Greenock.

Seems logical, if the roll-out isn't due until 13th July.
it takes 1 tug to tow the barge here, and 3 tugs to put in onto a wall at fergusons no wonder the cost is so high,, :(
by SHIPSFAN
Tue Jun 24, 2014 3:31 pm
Forum: Shipping at Ayr and Troon
Topic: 23-06-2014 : Arrived at Troon : M.V. VICTRESS
Replies: 2
Views: 1152

Re: 23-06-2014 : Arrived at Troon : M.V. VICTRESS

hi angus, shes standing in for ayress at the moment, brian
by SHIPSFAN
Mon Jun 16, 2014 11:25 am
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: TUG & BARGE FOR IRVINE HARBOUR.
Replies: 286
Views: 124245

Re: TUG & BARGE FOR IRVINE HARBOUR.

hi allan, yes still alot of interest in her,i did some photos for sea breezes magazine and i have had alot of letters,so shes not forgot about yet,,irvine might have washed there hands of her but others have not,,brian
by SHIPSFAN
Mon Jun 16, 2014 11:11 am
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: LA MOTTE-PICQUET
Replies: 3
Views: 1156

Re: LA MOTTE-PICQUET

very nice paul, brian
by SHIPSFAN
Sun Jun 15, 2014 1:24 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Father's Day Card
Replies: 1
Views: 832

Re: Father's Day Card

Angus Mac Kinnon wrote:My youngest, Donna Marie, thought this was an appropriate card for Father's Day. :o
:clap: LOL VERY GOOD ANGUS, ONE OF MY CARDS WAS HANDED OVER WITH THE WORDS TO THE OLD FART ON THE FRONT,, :D, BRIAN
by SHIPSFAN
Sun Jun 15, 2014 11:32 am
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: FP GALLOWAY, LOADED WITH RAMPS AT TROON.
Replies: 0
Views: 631

FP GALLOWAY, LOADED WITH RAMPS AT TROON.

FP GALLOWAY, LOADED UP WITH THE RAMPS READY TO BE TOWED OUT FOR THERE NEXT JOB, BRIAN
by SHIPSFAN
Sun Jun 15, 2014 10:22 am
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: PRINCE MADOG & AYRESS ON THE BERTH AT TROON.
Replies: 0
Views: 607

PRINCE MADOG & AYRESS ON THE BERTH AT TROON.

RESEARCH VESSEL PRINCE MADOG BUILT 2001 390 GRT AND AYRESS BUILT 1979 1713 GRT (STILL UNDER REPAIR) ON THE BERTH AT TROON, BRIAN
by SHIPSFAN
Sat Jun 14, 2014 7:36 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: MV CAMERON, AT WORK IN IRVINE TODAY.
Replies: 0
Views: 611

MV CAMERON, AT WORK IN IRVINE TODAY.

MV CAMERON BUILT 1991 507 GRT, CAME INTO IRVINE BAY TODAY TO TOW A LARGE BUOY OF THE BEACH AT IRVINE ON TO THE BOAT THEN UP TO GREENOCK, BRIAN
by SHIPSFAN
Sat Jun 14, 2014 2:29 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: At Irvine - Mooring vessel 'CAMERON'
Replies: 3
Views: 2177

Re: At Irvine - Mooring vessel 'CAMERON'

HI ANGUS, SHE CAME IN CLOSE TO THE SHORE TO GET A ROPE ON TO A LARGE BUOY THAT HAS BEEN WASHED UP I THINK IT WAS GOING TO TAKE IT TO GREENOCK, WILL POST A PIC SOON, BRIAN ;)
by SHIPSFAN
Sat Jun 07, 2014 4:28 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: WILLOWGARTH, ON THE BERTH IN JWD GREENOCK.
Replies: 0
Views: 737

WILLOWGARTH, ON THE BERTH IN JWD GREENOCK.

WILLOWGARTH BUILT 1989 392 GRT, JUST OUT OF DRYDOCK AND JUST ABOUT TO SAIL BACK TO BELFAST, BRIAN
by SHIPSFAN
Sat Jun 07, 2014 4:22 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: CAUSEWAY, ON THE WAY DOWN RIVER.
Replies: 1
Views: 759

WILLOWGARTH, ON THE BERTH IN JWD GREENOCK.

WILLOWGARTH, BUILT 1989 392 GRT, JUST OUT OF DRYDOCK AND JUST ABOUT TO SAIL BACK TO BELFAST, BRIAN
by SHIPSFAN
Sat Jun 07, 2014 4:18 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: CAUSEWAY, ON THE WAY DOWN RIVER.
Replies: 1
Views: 759

CAUSEWAY, ON THE WAY DOWN RIVER.

CAUSEWAY BUILT 2013 4,350 GRT, ON HER WAY DOWN RIVER WITH A LOAD TO DUMP, BRIAN
by SHIPSFAN
Wed Jun 04, 2014 9:21 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: MV SHOEI PROSPERITY, STILL AT ANCHOR.
Replies: 2
Views: 1341

Re: MV SHOEI PROSPERITY, STILL AT ANCHOR.

SHIPSFAN wrote:MV SHOEI PROSPERITY, STILL AT ANCHOR IN THE LOWER CLYDE, BRIAN

ON HER WAY AT LAST ETA COLOMBIA 20/6, BRIAN
by SHIPSFAN
Mon Jun 02, 2014 7:16 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Ursula at Ardrossan
Replies: 1
Views: 1141

Re: Ursula at Ardrossan

Unfortunately details mislaid, unloading silica and for the glass works at Irvine circa late eighties or early nineties Harbour areas were much easier to access then. On a pilgrimage to that gem on the Clyde "Scotland in miniature", might even have been as a passenger on the Caledonian Isles. Archi...
by SHIPSFAN
Sat May 31, 2014 7:39 am
Forum: Shipping at Ayr and Troon
Topic: Due in Troon in the next hour
Replies: 1
Views: 964

Re: Due in Troon in the next hour

another ship will do a few trips to cover for ayress as she has engine bother, brian
by SHIPSFAN
Thu May 29, 2014 5:38 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: GUIDE ME KY227 (KIRKCALDY) AT ARDROSSAN
Replies: 0
Views: 644

GUIDE ME KY227 (KIRKCALDY) AT ARDROSSAN

GUIDE ME KY227, BUILT 1971 AT ST MONANS WAS OUT FOR A PAINT JOB AT ARDROSSAN NOW RETURNING BACK TO THE WATER, BRIAN
by SHIPSFAN
Thu May 29, 2014 2:26 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: MV RED PRINCESS, AT TROON WITH HER FIRST CARGO.
Replies: 5
Views: 3598

Re: MV RED PRINCESS, AT TROON WITH HER FIRST CARGO.

FORGOT TO ADD THIS ONE WHEN DOING THE OTHER, MV RED PRINCESS GOING INTO BERTH AT PORLAND QUAY(THE OLD FITTING OUT WALL FOR AILSA SHIPYARD) STILL LOOKING INTO HER PAST GEORGE WILL LET YOU KNOW IN TIME WHAT ELSE I FIND, I GOT A COPY OF THE NEW BOOK ON RIX SHIPPING SENT TO ME YESTERDAY IT SURE IS A VER...
by SHIPSFAN
Wed May 28, 2014 8:26 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: MV RED PRINCESS, AT TROON WITH HER FIRST CARGO.
Replies: 5
Views: 3598

MV RED PRINCESS, AT TROON WITH HER FIRST CARGO.

MV PRINCESS, SAILING BACK INTO TROON TONIGHT WITH HER FIRST CARGO OF LOGS FROM ARDRISHAIG LOOKING VERY GOOD, GOOD LUCK TO THE TROON TUG CO WITH HER, BRIAN
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by SHIPSFAN
Wed May 28, 2014 8:09 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: MV SHOEI PROSPERITY, STILL AT ANCHOR.
Replies: 2
Views: 1341

MV SHOEI PROSPERITY, STILL AT ANCHOR.

MV SHOEI PROSPERITY, STILL AT ANCHOR IN THE LOWER CLYDE, BRIAN
by SHIPSFAN
Mon May 26, 2014 1:01 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: MV WILSON LARVIK, SAILING INTO AYR LAST NIGHT.
Replies: 0
Views: 550

MV WILSON LARVIK, SAILING INTO AYR LAST NIGHT.

MV WILSON LARVIK, BUILT 2010 2,452 GRT MAKING HER WAY INTO AYR LAST NIGHT,WITH A CARGO OF CULLET (CRUSHED GLASS) BRIAN
by SHIPSFAN
Mon May 26, 2014 12:46 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: SS KAFFIR & ANGUS THE NEW LOOK OUT.
Replies: 16
Views: 6366

Re: SS KAFFIR & ANGUS THE NEW LOOK OUT.

see whit you have done now allan :o you have turned him into robert burns,,,,, :D
by SHIPSFAN
Sun May 25, 2014 1:28 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: SS KAFFIR & ANGUS THE NEW LOOK OUT.
Replies: 16
Views: 6366

Re: SS KAFFIR & ANGUS THE NEW LOOK OUT.

hi george, if im on the laptop im fine, if in on the computer capslock is JAMED :oops: :D , BRIAN
by SHIPSFAN
Sat May 24, 2014 10:24 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: SS KAFFIR & ANGUS THE NEW LOOK OUT.
Replies: 16
Views: 6366

Re: SS KAFFIR & ANGUS THE NEW LOOK OUT.

Angus Mac Kinnon wrote:I AM a foreign worker, Ah'm fae the Hebrides .... !
:lol: WE MIGHT BE ASKING TO SEE THE PASSPORT BEFORE HANDING YOU THE WORK,,SO DONT WASH YOUR BOILER SUIT YET,, :o
by SHIPSFAN
Sat May 24, 2014 9:53 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: SS KAFFIR & ANGUS THE NEW LOOK OUT.
Replies: 16
Views: 6366

Re: SS KAFFIR & ANGUS THE NEW LOOK OUT.

Angus Mac Kinnon wrote:
Allan wrote:Just lovin' the banter........... :clap:
Hey, Allan, this isnae banter, this here is the 'Aff Its Heid Show' starring Shipsfan .... :lol:

aff its heid show ?????? any more of that and im giving the work to foreigh workers :(
by SHIPSFAN
Sat May 24, 2014 8:30 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: MV IAN M, WAITING FOR HUNTERSTON.
Replies: 1
Views: 1132

MV IAN M, WAITING FOR HUNTERSTON.

MV IAN M, BUILT 2010 93,916 GT, WAITING ON HER TURN FOR HUNTERSTON, BRIAN
by SHIPSFAN
Sat May 24, 2014 8:22 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: SS KAFFIR & ANGUS THE NEW LOOK OUT.
Replies: 16
Views: 6366

Re: SS KAFFIR & ANGUS THE NEW LOOK OUT.

I HAVE HER OOT THE WATER NOW AND ON 4 SKATEBOARDS AND ON TOW TO YOUR BACK YARD SO GET TO THE £ SHOP AND GET THE REPAIR KIT READY ASAP,,I JUST HOPE THERES SOME COAL LEFT ON HER WE CAN SELL THAT TO RAISE SOME FUNDS I MIGHT EVEN BRING OOT A FILM,,,COAL GALORE :o I WILL GIVE YOU A SHOUT WHEN TO OPEN YOU...
by SHIPSFAN
Wed May 21, 2014 8:40 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: SS KAFFIR & ANGUS THE NEW LOOK OUT.
Replies: 16
Views: 6366

SS KAFFIR & ANGUS THE NEW LOOK OUT.

ANGUS STARTED HIS NEW JOB TODAY AS HEAD PAINTER ON THE SS KAFFIR AND HEAD SHIP SPOTTER AT AYR & TROON,NOT ALOT OF WORK BEING DONE ALL HE DID ALL DAY WAS EAT PASSING FISH,, :o
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