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Maid of the Mist

Maid of the Mist

The Rothesay ringer Maid of the Mist entering Tarbert 1972.

    Smashing picture of a fine boat.
    Beautiful boat, if only they had survived, gives BigAlan and I good ideas of colours for Christina2

    She caught and carried a lot of herring this one.
    owned in 1970s by Wm.Hughes and others, Rothsay
    Skipper of the old Loch Ness said he passed two submarines when he was coming down  the sound of Mull, one was called the Oak Lea and the other was called Village Belle this is one of them SUB'S the old Village Belle TT.
    What became of her cant find her after c,1976 ???

    young ronnie
    Jul 28 2010 02:37 PM
    Not 100% sure,but I think she sank(even less sure,but down Liverpool way vaguely rings a bell)Keith Todd the no.2 harbourmaster in Rothesay bought her off the Hughes brothers and used her for a while for angling trips,sold her in the early/mid 80s or there abouts.

    Nov 06 2010 10:52 PM
    if me memory serves me well. the maid done a couple of years on the mail run b4 the terranova, she took a bump on the bows and had a lot oh planks replaced. had a gowd awfull nose fittet to wheelhouse to accomodate a radar, was the gibsons who had her b4 keith, think it was jakie cowie who skippered her then, she would still do the odd mail run when terranova was indisposed. ...........correct me if am wrong. a few brain cells have gone awol over the years O0

    Apr 11 2011 12:15 PM
    has  anyone got photo of the    terranova, fished alongside in the clyde in sixties    she ran he fished    to ayr market  she was very fast   boat.