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This is my Dads car being loaded on the Ola at Scrabster (around 1970 I think)
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Picture added on 11 December 2007
Looks like Capt John Tulloch who was probably relieving as Mate at that time and the late Ally Clouston driving the winch. Car is Triumph 2.5Pi or 2000 Mk 2
Added by W Mackay on 24 January 2008
It's a 2.5PI - you can tell by the wheel trims and the badge on the rear pillar.
Added by Paul Sutherland on 24 January 2008
Yep, its a PI. Dad had a thing about Triumphs. He had 2 PIs, 2 Staggs, and a Herald. (not all at the same time)
We went to Orkney in one of the Staggs. 2 adults, 2 children, a load of scuba gear (including tanks) and all the luggage for a 2 week holiday. On one trip back in the PI the windshield shattered somewhere north of Inverness in a blizzard. Long drive in the snow to the nearest garage. The next PI gave us a thrill on the way home too. Throttle cable snapped, again in the snow. Dad mended it by using his belt to make a hand throttle. Snow was so bad it was hard to see 2 feet ahead, but we made it home. Our trips to Orkney were always "interesting"
Added by Stuart Flett on 02 July 2008
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Ships and boats

Port side lounge on MV AlfredCar deck on the new MV AlfredUpper desk of MV AlfredLonghope Lifeboat Museum from the Thomas McCunnLondon Zoo seal-acquisition project #7London Zoo seal-acquisition project #6Mein Schiff 3 emerges from the fog.Stromness harbour, May 2001Seaward Quest and Arkh Angell 1999MV Graemsay