Must get into the habit of posting more regularly again. Here are some gems on Flickr from the Scottish Maritime Museum, based at Irvine, Scotland. Preview below is of the Steam Yacht Carola in the Crinan Canal.
Flickr: Scottish Maritime Museums Photostream.
A wee video clip here of the Paddle Steamer Waverley going “doon the Watter fir the Fair”
Doon the Watter
And a bit of background to ‘The Fair’.
An old British Pathé film from the Clyde:
SHIPS IN THE CLYDE aka CLYDE SHIPBUILDING
An oystercatcher, with a nearby nest, taken at Hunterston, Ayrshire.
Calmac ferry, Lord of the Isles, approaching the Sound of Kerrera having sailed from the Isle of Colonsay.
Waverley sitting at Glasgow Science Centre, getting ready to sail on her first trip of the 2010 season to Oban.
A quick post with a photo from yesterday’s trip on the world’s last sea-going paddle steamer Waverley, on her first trip of the season from Glasgow to Oban. More to follow.
A meadow pipit flying from a gorse bush, with its nest nearby.
Sore feet at the end of the Millport Challenge – to either walk, jog or cycle round the Big Cumbrae.