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Glefinart

 

Builder Burrell Hamiltonhill
Official Nr 99800
Yard Nr
Launched 1892
Delivered
Length 65.6 ft
Beam

17.4 ft

Gross 52 tons
Nett 31 tons   
Engine 10hp compound

Built for Robert Muir and partners, fishermen, of Ardentinny. "Glenfinart" was presumably used to transport catches, probably to Glasgow, as opposed to being used for fishing. Her registry entry was closed in 1927.

On the left, she is seen at Inverary pier. I think that that might be the 1912 Denny built "Queen Alexandra" at the pier behind her.

On the right she is at Blairmore and I am going to hazard a guess that it's the 1889 Reid of Port Glasgow-built paddle steamer "Caledonia" at the pier. This would date the photograph to probably before "Caledonia" went off to naval service in 1917.

Photographs courtesy of the Graham Lappin collection