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mfv 'Amber Queen' with new wheelhouse

Further to picture #5753 and picture #6006, in this photo the 'Amber Queen' has had a new wheelhouse fitted. The year 1965 is again a guess.
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Picture added on 14 November 2007
Great stuff Rob, Your fairly digging them out now. I wonder if the new wheel house went on her about 62 - 63. I remember I was on the ELWICK BAY at the time, so you no far out if at all with your date.---------------Allan.
Added by Allan Besant. on 16 November 2007
Correction, 63 - 64.
Added by Allan Besant. on 16 November 2007
Hi Allan, I have been told by Tommy Rendall who took this photo that it was taken during the summer of 1965 !
Added by Rob Thomson on 16 November 2007
Hi Alan
Can you identify the fishing vessel lying inside the 'Amber Queen' ?
Added by Rob Thomson on 22 November 2007
Sorry I cant, a few names come to mind like the VENTURE, laurel and LILAC but the pic is just not clear enough for me. ----------Allan.
Added by Allan Besant. on 24 November 2007
She is the Lilac built in 1933.
Added by Kenny Fraser on 04 August 2008
Trawler Amber Queen wrecked 1972? Was the Crew lost? What happened, where, which time of year. I was with a friend onboard Amber Queen in august 1968. Skipper was Tom Anderson, and the other fishermen George Skinner and James Pratt. The third seine hawling was a big shot! Normally guys get the fish ready, but there was a too big an amount haddock, cod etc and the were forced to go back to Stromness in order to get additional hands. The next night the crew and me and my friend crossed the Pentland firth to Thurso and we said thank you so much ja headed southward to Inverness. Please, do tell me if you know what happened with the trawler and the crew. Esko Rahikainen Espoo Finland.
Added by Esko Rahikainen on 03 April 2021
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