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Half way to Maid of Honour

Half way to Maid of Honour

The Saffron on the beach at Carradale being renamed and renumbered to the Maid of Honour. The Ocean Maid also beached in the background.

Another LP record

    Jay Cresswell
    Oct 12 2009 09:11 PM
    Hi Dunard ... not sure when the later Saffron was built ... end of 60s or very start of 70s?
    Her predecessor is looking brilliant in this superb  cheers:picture ... classic Weatherhead boatie


    johntar tt10
    Oct 12 2009 09:40 PM
    Peter Noble would kick yer erse Jay  :crazy2:
    I would say she was the bonniest ringer to come out of Girvan John

    johntar tt10
    Oct 12 2009 09:56 PM
    Photo of her up in the loft George, discharging in Ardglass, was that Willie Pins boat afore the Sapphire
    what a brilliant picture
    LP had a good eye for getting the angle just right.

    Jay Cresswell
    Oct 12 2009 10:23 PM
    Jeez, I wuz wrong
    Sorry Peter
    Can see Noble in the stem iron (yes)
    Oh well!!!
    I John Pin Could handle her , lovely ship
    was this the maid of honour that came to fisherrow,i watched her leaving fisherrow after being sold to irish owners
    LP never took this one dunard....