Examples of herring-drifters/seine-netters built in the 1960s

8: Shemara PD 235
Built: Jones Buckie, 1964
Owner: J Pirie, Peterhead
LOA: 80.6ft; Beam 21.2ft; Depth 10ft
Engine: 240hp Kelvin
History: Herring-drifter/seine-netter/pair-trawler
1974 Our Guide PD 235, owner A Summers, Peterhead
1990 Kedarost BCK 140, agent R Irvin & Sons, Peterhead
1991 Caught fire and sank 16 miles off Peterhead

Shemara PD 235.

Shemara PD 235.

9: Glenugie III PD 347
Built: Richard Irvin & Sons Ltd, Peterhead, 1964
Owner: D Anderson, Peterhead
LOA: 78ft; Beam: 20.75ft; Depth: 9.45ft
Engine: 240hp Kelvin
History: Herring-drifter/seine-netter/purser
1982 Aquarius PD 347
1988 Glenmore INS 334, owner D More, Burghead
1989 Owner, A Hay, Peterhead
1993 Sank 95 miles east of Orkney

Glenugie III PD 347.

Glenugie III PD 347.

10: Silver Spray FR 365
Built: A Noble, Fraserburgh, 1964/65
Owner: A Cardno, Inverallochy
History: Herring-drifter/pair-trawler
1966 lost on the north coast

 Silver Spray FR 365.

Silver Spray FR 365.

11: The Way FR 292
Built: John Watt & Sons, Macduff, 1966
Owner: A & R Noble, Cairnbulg
LOA: 56ft; Beam: 17.3ft; Depth 6.3ft
Engine: 180hp Caterpillar
History: Herring-drifter/pair-trawler/scalloper
1976 BRD 79, owner J Runton, Skye
1980 PD 268, owner S Buchan, Peterhead
1983 FD 268, owner C Ellis, Fleetwood
1989 Owner T Marginson, Fleetwood
1994 Owner Edwin Tees, Barrow in Furness
2000 Shaun Poland, Maryport
2012 B 268 owner Sean McNabb, Ardglass

 The Way FR 292.

The Way FR 292.

12: Girl Jane BF 347
Built: John Watt & Sons, Macduff, 1966
Owner: W Wiseman, Gardenstown
LOA: 60ft; Beam 19ft; Depth 6.2ft
History: Herring-drifter/seine-netter/pair-trawler
1973 INS 64, owner W Reid, Ross & Cromarty
1976 K 464 owner, A Reid, Stronsay Orkney
1978/1988 B 262 various owners; first M J & W F Hill, Annalong
1988 G 199 owner M O’Driscoll, Skibbereen

Girl Jane BF 347.

Girl Jane BF 347.

13: Diligent FR 392
Built: J G Forbes, Sandhaven
Owner: W G Tait, Fraserburgh
LOA: 72ft; Beam 20.5ft; Depth 7.8ft
Engine: 200hp Gardner
History: Herring-drifter/seine-netter/pair-trawler/potter
1978 Transcend BCK 167, owner J A Flett, Findochty
1992 WK 167, owner A Calder, Lybster
2004 Sank off the North coast

 Diligent FR 392.

Diligent FR 392.

14: Heritage BF 443
Built: John Watt & Sons, Macduff, 1967
Owners: A West, Gardenstown, & J Alexander Macduff
LOA: 71.4ft; Beam: 19.7ft; Depth: 8.20ft
Engine: 320hp Kelvin
History: First new UK purser after plans were changed at early stage of build: later pair-trawler/seine-netter/trawler
1972 Herald BF 443
1977 Steadfast FR 443
1980 Shannon FR 293
1985 Pre-eminent FR 293
1996 Flowing Stream PD 888

 Heritage BF 443.

Heritage BF 443.

15: Prowess BF 460
Built: John Watt & Sons, Macduff, 1967
Owner: G West, Gardenstown
LOA: 73.5ft; Beam: 20.4ft; Depth: 7.4ft
Engine: 320hp Kelvin
History: Initially designed as a seiner/drifter but completed as a purser/trawler: later whitefish/prawn-trawler
1977 Fellowship FR 241, owner G Buchan, Fraserburgh

Prowess BF 460.

Prowess BF 460.

16: Vigilant PD 452
Built: Richard Irvin & Sons Ltd, Peterhead, 1967
Owner: W Buchan, Peterhead
LOA: 81.4ft; Beam: 22.3ft; Depth: 10.40ft
Engine: 320hp Caterpillar
History: First purpose-designed and built UK purse-seiner; later whitefish pair-trawler and then seine-netter
1975 Eshcol FR 248, William Whyte, Fraserburgh
1978 Caenby GY 374, owner Delga Fishing Company, Grisby
1981 Alexandra Woods GY 374, owner Ronnie Reeves, Grimsby
1984 Ocean Dawn FR 242, owner Ian Ritchie, Fraserburgh

Vigilant PD 452.

Vigilant PD 452.

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