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by riverman
Sun Aug 01, 2010 12:36 pm
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: FARMERS MARKET
Replies: 3
Views: 258

FARMERS MARKET

Farmers market at Loch Lomond Shores. Best of produce but a wee bit on the pricey side. Some nice smoked fish on the premises.
by riverman
Sun Aug 01, 2010 12:29 pm
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: MAID of the LOCH
Replies: 5
Views: 715

MAID of the LOCH

Maid of the Loch this morning, work seems to be progressing, anyone know the latest? I would imagine she would do extremely well in the summer months if they got her steaming again.
by riverman
Sun Aug 01, 2010 12:15 pm
Forum: Rest of Europe
Topic: MONTE PASCOAL (1931)
Replies: 5
Views: 1158

Re: MONTE PASCOAL (1931)

You are right of course Paul, info on back of photo totally wrong, It pays to double check and do your own research! :oops:
by riverman
Sat Jul 31, 2010 11:22 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Clan Ranald
Replies: 11
Views: 1494

Re: Clan Ranald

Agree with you there though, nothing could beat the Blu Flu, they were the creme de la creme, the finest vessels that ever put too sea.
by riverman
Sat Jul 31, 2010 11:10 pm
Forum: Rest of Europe
Topic: MONTE PASCOAL (1931)
Replies: 5
Views: 1158

MONTE PASCOAL (1931)

Built Blohm + Voss, Hamburg, for the Südamerikanische Dampfschiffahrts Gesellschaft, Hamburg.

1940 Accomodation ship Wilhelmshaven.
1944 Damaged by fire in air raid.
1945 Became British Troopship EMPIRE WINDRUSH.
by riverman
Sat Jul 31, 2010 10:27 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Clan Ranald
Replies: 11
Views: 1494

Re: Clan Ranald

Chust sublime Vic, I shall dream of these greyhounds sailing over the horizon tonight! :)
by riverman
Sat Jul 31, 2010 1:56 pm
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: Sacre Bleu : Bruichladdich's "Ugly Betty" Gin
Replies: 5
Views: 614

Re: Sacre Bleu : Bruichladdich's "Ugly Betty" Gin

Heaven forbid you would need a Hair of the Harris next morning after drinking that lot. :mrgreen:
by riverman
Fri Jul 30, 2010 9:58 pm
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: A clannie for Paul and Angus
Replies: 7
Views: 626

Re: A clannie for Paul and Angus

Now that's a touch of class Vic, look at Tugs and Towing 'HEATH COCK' towing Clan Mactavish.
by riverman
Fri Jul 30, 2010 8:33 pm
Forum: TUGS AND TOWING
Topic: HEATH COCK
Replies: 1
Views: 471

Re: HEATH COCK

And accompanying a very fine vessel too.
by riverman
Fri Jul 30, 2010 3:43 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: RUTH'S BACK
Replies: 1
Views: 644

RUTH'S BACK

Ruth's back on Clydesite Foghorn, Great, looks like we have two fine site's now. :D
by riverman
Fri Jul 30, 2010 12:46 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: WAVERLEY (2005)
Replies: 0
Views: 571

WAVERLEY (2005)

Waverley on a cruise up Loch Long, 22nd. May 2005.
by riverman
Fri Jul 30, 2010 8:02 am
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: Lifeboat.
Replies: 7
Views: 695

Re: Lifeboat.

Watch your p's and q's Angus, I see the Hearach has registered.
by riverman
Thu Jul 29, 2010 10:32 pm
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: Lifeboat.
Replies: 7
Views: 695

Re: Lifeboat.

You have hit the nail on the head.
by riverman
Thu Jul 29, 2010 10:27 pm
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: FISH AND CHIPS
Replies: 14
Views: 834

Re: FISH AND CHIPS

That is expensive! Would make you think twice about buying a fish supper now. :o
by riverman
Thu Jul 29, 2010 10:08 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Aasheim
Replies: 2
Views: 555

Re: Aasheim

Great image from a mobile phone Adrian, who needs a camera.
by riverman
Thu Jul 29, 2010 10:05 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Clansman
Replies: 10
Views: 2126

Re: Clansman

Hi Ronnie, she is out of the JWD this evening and lying at Gourock.
by riverman
Thu Jul 29, 2010 9:53 pm
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: FISH AND CHIPS
Replies: 14
Views: 834

Re: FISH AND CHIPS

Love the Netherlands Henk, been over many times especially camping in my younger days.
by riverman
Thu Jul 29, 2010 8:35 pm
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: FISH AND CHIPS
Replies: 14
Views: 834

Re: FISH AND CHIPS

The girls are slightly more I believe Henk, but I cannot vouch for that. ;)
by riverman
Thu Jul 29, 2010 7:46 pm
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: Dumbarton rock
Replies: 2
Views: 395

Re: Dumbarton rock

Nice one Frank, looks OK here. :D
by riverman
Thu Jul 29, 2010 7:41 pm
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: Lifeboat.
Replies: 7
Views: 695

Re: Lifeboat.

There's a British Power keeps popping up, don't know who it is, Get some Clans on!
by riverman
Thu Jul 29, 2010 7:32 pm
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: Lifeboat.
Replies: 7
Views: 695

Re: Lifeboat.

Vic the lifeboat is empty,Everyone has climbed aboard a new site, and where's Joe? Too many Bee Pee's been posted on here already!!
by riverman
Thu Jul 29, 2010 7:25 pm
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: FISH AND CHIPS
Replies: 14
Views: 834

Re: FISH AND CHIPS

Was expensive, about £5.50 if I remember correctly.
by riverman
Thu Jul 29, 2010 1:52 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: PS WAVERLEY (Last)
Replies: 0
Views: 525

PS WAVERLEY (Last)

Departing Helensburgh, glad the passengers have a fine day.
by riverman
Thu Jul 29, 2010 1:45 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: PS WAVERLEY (ONE)
Replies: 0
Views: 571

PS WAVERLEY (ONE)

Images are back to front. :lol:
by riverman
Thu Jul 29, 2010 1:41 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: PS WAVERLEY
Replies: 0
Views: 603

PS WAVERLEY

Approaching Helenburgh today with a healthy crowd waiting on the Pier in anticipation including two coach parties. I see the BEN CROM is back at the Pier, thought she had finished.
by riverman
Thu Jul 29, 2010 1:11 pm
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: MACBRAYNE OMNIBUS
Replies: 0
Views: 331

MACBRAYNE OMNIBUS

Seen in Helensburgh today.
1961 AEC RELIANCE.
Used to be on the Glasgow to Campbeltown/Fort William/Inverness run.
by riverman
Thu Jul 29, 2010 9:40 am
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: Hebridean Princess
Replies: 4
Views: 579

Re: Hebridean Princess

Can see my windae, third down from wheelhouse when Columba but nae Queen next door at that time. :D
by riverman
Wed Jul 28, 2010 6:08 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Queen Victoria
Replies: 15
Views: 2870

Re: Queen Victoria

dougie-coull wrote:A few pics in the ever changing weather conditions this morning, can be viewed here - http://www.dougie-coull-photography.co. ... ock-Photos

Excellent shots as usual Mr. Coull.
by riverman
Wed Jul 28, 2010 7:51 am
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: QUEEN VICTORIA
Replies: 1
Views: 620

QUEEN VICTORIA

A taster from the Helensburgh side on telephoto at 07.30hrs. this morning. Looking forward to the photos later from the professionals.
by riverman
Tue Jul 27, 2010 7:59 pm
Forum: TUGS AND TOWING
Topic: FAVORIT
Replies: 1
Views: 526

FAVORIT

Pusher tug built 1953, Olaf Akens.
by riverman
Tue Jul 27, 2010 7:43 pm
Forum: TUGS AND TOWING
Topic: HEINRICH HUBBE
Replies: 1
Views: 1157

HEINRICH HUBBE

Built 1974 August Pahl, Hamburg-Finkenwerder.
by riverman
Tue Jul 27, 2010 7:37 pm
Forum: TUGS AND TOWING
Topic: RT ZOË
Replies: 0
Views: 417

RT ZOË

RT ZOË and ZP CHALONE, Hafen-Hamburg, April 2008.
by riverman
Tue Jul 27, 2010 4:33 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: SEABUS
Replies: 0
Views: 626

SEABUS

Helensburgh Pier today. Busiest I have seen her in a long time.
by riverman
Tue Jul 27, 2010 4:28 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: SD ADAMANT
Replies: 2
Views: 627

SD ADAMANT

SD ADAMANT alongside Helensburgh Pier at 1500hrs.today.
I hear she has been sold to the Holyhead Towing Co. Ltd. and is being replaced by SD EVA built by the Damen Shipyard in the Netherlands and now based at Greenock. Images I took of her pulling off Helensburgh Pier to make way for SEABUS.
by riverman
Tue Jul 27, 2010 11:55 am
Forum: TUGS AND TOWING
Topic: KARL MORITZ
Replies: 2
Views: 1692

KARL MORITZ

Hamburg, April 2008.
by riverman
Tue Jul 27, 2010 11:53 am
Forum: TUGS AND TOWING
Topic: BUGSIER 5
Replies: 0
Views: 533

BUGSIER 5

Hamburg, July 2009.
by riverman
Tue Jul 27, 2010 11:37 am
Forum: Rest of Europe
Topic: PLANET V
Replies: 0
Views: 547

PLANET V

Planet V built 1994, Doehle P, Hamburg.
Hamburg, July 2009.
by riverman
Tue Jul 27, 2010 11:34 am
Forum: Rest of Europe
Topic: CHILTERN
Replies: 0
Views: 550

CHILTERN

LPG Tanker built 1997, Chemgas Shipping BV, Rotterdam.
Westbound Rendsburg, Nord-Ostee Kanal, July 2009.
by riverman
Tue Jul 27, 2010 11:30 am
Forum: Rest of Europe
Topic: KEMIRA GAS
Replies: 0
Views: 539

KEMIRA GAS

LPG Tanker built 1995, Exmar Shipping NV, Antwerpen.
Rendsburg, Nord-Ostee Kanal, July 2009.
by riverman
Tue Jul 27, 2010 11:24 am
Forum: Rest of Europe
Topic: BRAKE
Replies: 0
Views: 547

BRAKE

BRAKE, Built 1957, Ohlrogge Schiffahrts KG, Bremen.
Westbound at Rendsburg, Nord-Ostee Kanal, July 2009.
by riverman
Tue Jul 27, 2010 9:58 am
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: bouncing bomb Loch Striven
Replies: 4
Views: 634

Re: bouncing bomb Loch Striven

Again very interesting Gerry, especially re-Loch Striven, thanks for posting this.
by riverman
Mon Jul 26, 2010 9:39 pm
Forum: TUGS AND TOWING
Topic: SCHLEPPKO 3
Replies: 2
Views: 818

Re: SCHLEPPKO 3

Thanks Piet
by riverman
Mon Jul 26, 2010 9:11 pm
Forum: UK & Ireland
Topic: HJALMAR BJØRGE
Replies: 2
Views: 2964

Re: HJALMAR BJØRGE

Many thanks David, interesting reading.
by riverman
Mon Jul 26, 2010 2:02 pm
Forum: UK & Ireland
Topic: HEBRIDEAN ISLES
Replies: 0
Views: 533

HEBRIDEAN ISLES

Approaching Oban linkspan Sunday 26th. July.
by riverman
Mon Jul 26, 2010 1:27 pm
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: MISCREANT'S
Replies: 6
Views: 476

Re: MISCREANT'S

Cor Blimey! your in shape there George, whats the secret? Can you give Angus any tips.
by riverman
Mon Jul 26, 2010 12:29 pm
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: MISCREANT'S
Replies: 6
Views: 476

MISCREANT'S

Any miscreant's of this fine site will be ordered to serve a penance like this individual. He's been there that long he's grown a beard!
by riverman
Mon Jul 26, 2010 12:07 pm
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: COLUMBA HOTEL
Replies: 2
Views: 389

COLUMBA HOTEL

My father stayed here for many many years once a fortnight when he was a rep. The corner by the hotel was where my sister got knocked down by a motor bike when we were on holiday and badly injured when she was about seven. Have always hated motor bikes to this day.
by riverman
Mon Jul 26, 2010 11:57 am
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: FISH AND CHIPS
Replies: 14
Views: 834

FISH AND CHIPS

The best fish and chips in Oban, so says Rick Stein, and I can vouch for that! :D
by riverman
Mon Jul 26, 2010 11:45 am
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: OBAN VIEWS
Replies: 3
Views: 330

OBAN VIEWS

Looking down on Oban from McCaig's Folly.
by riverman
Mon Jul 26, 2010 11:36 am
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: McCAIG'S FOLLY
Replies: 3
Views: 374

McCAIG'S FOLLY

McCaig's Folly overlooking Oban. The Folly was built in 1897 by John Stewart McCaig an Oban banker over a three year period. Known locally as ''McCaig's Tower'' but commonly known by many Scots as ''McCaig's Folly''

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