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The Avoch Archive

Fishing Boats

Boat Painting 1950 Photo by Sandy Leitch Betty & Golden Dawn being painted in Avoch harbour Date Late 1950?
Low Tide 1950 Photo by Sandy Leitch date late 1950?
The Fleet 1960's Photo by Sandy Leitch Boats Tied up for the week end in Avoch Harbour Date 1960s
Integrity & Rosehaugh 1970's Integrity & Rosehaugh getting ready to go prawn fishing Date 1970S Photo by Sandy Leitch
Blossom, the last boat to be built in Avoch Photo by Sandy Leitch Date 1930s
Silver Gem INS 61 photo by Sandy Lietch date about 1973
Zephyr INS 6 & Aspire INS 148 zephyr INS 6 & Aspire INS 148 Photo by Sandy Leitch Date 1980s
On board the Boy Jim This is the Boy Jim in the early 1950s, being repainted prior to sale. L-R: Willie Reid, next to Wi...
The Pioneer INS 98 This is the scaffie Pioneer INS 98 in Avoch Harbour, still operational in the 1950s.
Monadhlaith INS 140 Plenty clams in the Moray Firth Date 1990s
Zephry INS 6 Launching of Zephyr INS 6 November 1968 Dunbar William Weatherhead on fore deck
Zephyr INS6 Zephyr INS6 in Inverness 1984 landed 20 tons herring. The last herring landed in Inverness.

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