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Sunday, 20 May 2012

LIGAR BAY-New Photo's

LIGAR BAY berthed at Queens Wharf Wellington New Zealand early 1970's

Thanks to Emmanual Mikarios who has sent in some fine photographs of the Cement Ship LIGAR BAY Ship No 488 a ship that he sailed on in New Zealand.
We have many more photographs to go onto the website at Leith Shipyards soon, and please keep sending in your photographs and stories about the ships built in the Leith Shipyards of Henry Robb it is much appreciated and the visitors to the website and the Blog just keep growing so a big thank you to all.

Saturday, 19 May 2012

WAVERLEY Ship No 196-Update

The Cabin Cruiser WAVERLEY Ship No 196
Seen here at her berth on the River Trent

We are pleased to be able to say that we have managed to track down some details of yet another old ship built at the Leith Shipyards of Henry Robb.

She is the Cabin Cruiser WAVERLEY Ship No 196 her owners have been in touch with the Leith Shipyards website and have been kind enough to furnish us with some information on her and although launched in 1933 and now more than 85 years old she is still being well looked after and indeed still retains some of her original mahogany interiors, built to some of the highest craftsmanship around at the time she has stood the test of time. For more on the WAVERLEY