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Fishery protection cruiser, in James Watt Dock Greenock
· Date: Thu, 24 February 05 · Views: 662
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Mon, 14 March 05 16:32

Was she not stationed in Stornoway Harbour in about 1959 . I remember the ship was there but name I forget .
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japottinger

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Wed, 16 March 05 16:27

Not sure about that Ron. These and the Ocean Weather boats were usually in the James Watt Dock Greenock
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Thu, 17 March 05 13:33

Looks just like the same "class" as the good old "Glen Strahallen" Training Ship for King Teds ( King Edward the Seventh Nautical College London) - I believe she was scuttled as a requirement of the owner when she became redundant - engines removed first and now in science museum
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japottinger

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Thu, 17 March 05 14:27

Vigilant III was built in 1935 by Wm. Denny, with two 8-cyl. Sulzer diesels. New engines fitted 1971, 2-each 6-cyl Lister Blackstones.
Requisitioned by navy in 1939, as examination vessel, then accommodation vessel to Campbelltown Rescue Tug Base. Renamed Ixion; returned to Scottish Fishery Protection and resumed service in 2. 1947; renamed Vigilant II to release for new vessel; 3.1983 sold to Sheridan Trading Inc. S.A. Panama and renamed Vigilant. Not known fate
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japottinger

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Thu, 17 March 05 14:29

By the way the buildings in the background were those of J.&G. Kincaid, now all razed.
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Sun, 6 July 08 18:40

Aye staggered past there a few times when the FPV Brenda was home,last time i was there it was all changed Kincaid,s gone the Para Handy bar gone,Victoria bar gone!!
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