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Shapinsay leaving Corpach Basin
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Shapinsay leaving Corpach Basin

Leaving Corpach Basin, 1966. era, a lot of Orcadians will remember her... me coiling the mooring rope, then get the hatches on in the sealock....
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Picture added on 14 July 2012 at 19:45
Comments:
Jimmy, did you sail with Tommy Budge?
Added by W Watters on 14 July 2012
Look at the curve of that that boat/ ship. Lovely!
Added by Sandy on 15 July 2012
No Willie.. She was owned by a fella on the west coast, when I was on her, I joined her in Mull as engineer and a few month later was Skipper, fine old Boat, sadly wrecked on the south of Ireland on her way to the Carribean, after her owner sold her.
Added by Jimmy Hamilton on 19 July 2012
Aye Sandy, built tae blend wae the waves, no like the kipper boxes they build nooadays that push half o the bay afore them. No winder they use sae muckle fuel.
Added by Tommy G on 20 July 2012
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