spes nova

21st October 2007, 23:16
anybody have any pics of m.f.v. spesnova,bult at jones of buckie,or any info on her would be greet.she was lost sw of ireland 1983,any help would be greet thanks.(Thumb)

25th October 2007, 02:18
N257 ? Skippered by Robert McCullough paired with the Be Ready ? till they were replaced by the Spes Magna and the Stephens.

28th October 2007, 16:21
thats her,hard to find any pics of her.my old man owned her before she was lost.have one pic of her lifting herring of dunmore,she was lost soon after.

29th October 2007, 03:23
You can see her stem and whaleback in this pic http://www.shipsnostalgia.com/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=75433 sorry that's about it, though I remember seeing a pic of her lying at a pier somewhere that was probably in the Fishing News many moons ago.

30th October 2007, 01:41
ah,a start anyway,lol.i have seen one of her lifting herring at belfast lough,she was just about full,trying to get my hands on it.

30th November 2010, 13:19
I would be interested in a copy .
I cant access the Pic referenced to porthendry. She was 106 gross tons, lost near the Stags Rocks in Nov 1983 ..

20th March 2013, 22:39
I have a photo of the Spes Nova N257 - contact: leslie.campbell2@btopenworld.com

20th March 2013, 22:40
I have a photo of the Spes Nova N257