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Provider in her new roll Cardwell Bay

    owned by robert richie for years out o gourock did angling trips/moorings/towing think she is sitting down at fairlie old mod place been out water a good while.

    johntar tt10
    Mar 11 2009 10:22 PM
    Seen her lying at the back of the sheds at Fairlie Quays Marina Feb last year
    She laid some moorings about the river in her time at Gourock

    johntar tt10
    Mar 12 2009 11:01 PM
    What engine was in her Donald? Think it was a 66K originally.
    used to lift the moorings wi a big hand winch you can see it just in front o mast couple o bodys each side winding the handles too get moorings up dont think big robert wanted to spend the money on hydraulics and she still had a kelvin in her which kept the aft cabin roasting.
    Think he put out the 66 and put in the 112hp Kelvin John
    took lot o fish out of pirnmill george at  seine net as green pastures l
    I thats right James they were pretty good at it, I used to here Ross & Nuckler speaking about them.
    They used to leave her in the canal when they went home for the weekend, many a time I played aboard her.
    There is a photo of her brand new in Herd & McKenzies new book.
    she was similar to archies starlight george i she was herd mckenzie to.
    Archie's Starlight built as Adoriam PD 158 for A Strachan  in 1956