One and All is approaching Melbourne as part of the First Fleeters that came to Australia as part of the BiCentenary celebrations in 1988. From memory I think the First Fleet came after the Tall Ships and were much smaller in size. Anna Kristina is in the background with the brown sails.
Juan Sebastian de Elcano is welcomed into melbourne by unkown tug as part of the Australian Bicentenary Tall Ships fleet in 1988. Taken from the ST Wattle that was hired by the Bicentary authority to lead the tall ships down Port Phillip Bay to Melbourne.
A great photograph of a beautiful ship which I am proud to say I helped to build in Herd & Mackenzies Buckie, launched 1971, joined the Oman navy in 1979. The photo was taken at Tower Bridge 1989. I think that was the time she had just had a refit in Germany as there was nowhere in the U.K. with
The Captain Scott was one of the last ships I worked on while serving my time in Herd & MacKenzies in Buckie. She was later renamed and was a cadet training ship with the sultan of Omans navy. A really beautiful barquentine, 54 meters long, 8 meter beam,5 meter draught,485 tonnes,30 meter mast (