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Sept

And still new names appear on the Beat Scene - This week it is The Groundhogs .

F. Ritchie's advert

is for men and boys clothing.

breeks.

Fan

did

langers

become

universal

for

all

ages

of

  • -

    It

loons?

shows

the

boys

in

short

Jones launch

number

be produced

from the

15 - The 15th in Buckie shipyard

the line of of Messrs

Spey class motor sailing yachts to

Jones

since

they

started

building

yachts this 40

several years ago was launched on Saturday forenoon.

Christened 'Spey Beam'

foot

version

of

this

very

popular

type

of

yacht

has

been

built

for

well

known

Aberdeenshire farmer, Alexander ' Alistair Marnoch.

' McKenzie, Marnoch Lodge Farm, Bridge of

Buckie Thistle sign Jimmy Woodcock -

the former captain and centre half of Keith

F.C. signed for the Thistle after turning out

Saturday. chosen not

He had been linked with to sign again after playing

other for six

for the coast side against Lossiemouth on clubs after it became known that he had seasons with the Keith club.

Three chosen from the Rovers -

Jimmy Newlands, George Robertson and Alex

Simpson

have been chosen for the

Morayshire Junior Football Association Select.

G. Thomson launch fishing fishermen, James Smith and

boat James

A 54 feet long light trawler built for two Findochty Bowie, was launched on Tuesday from the Buckie

shipyard of George Thomson and Son. Christened the Strathmore she will be fitted with a 180-hp diesel will be ready for sea in about a month's time. The Strathmore is the first fishing boat to be launched this year

Caterpillar engine and

by 'Tappies' but they

have light

two more fishing trawler for Kilkel.

boats Work

under construction- a seine netter for Lossiemouth on two other light trawlers, both for Portsoy, will

and a begin

shortly.

23

'Herdies'

launch

a

fishing

boat

-

Last Saturday afternoon

the 97-ton wooden

trawler Green Pasture II took to the water from the shipyard of Herd and McKenzie The new vessel has aroused a tremendous amount of interest among local fishermen. She has been built for Victor Chambers of Annalong, County Down, N. I The Green Pasture II measuring 75 feet long is to be powered by a Caterpillar engine producing 380 bhp at 1200 rpm, the largest engine of its type to be installed in a fishing boat in the north.

Of particular interest to fishermen is the construction of the fish hold, which is divided

and shelved for carrying fish in layers as well as in boxes. cubic feet and is capable of holding 500 kits of fish with ice.

It has a capacity of 3,200

Navigational and fishing aids and other equipment modern type and the list includes hydraulic steering scan, radar and telephone VHF radio telephone. Accommodation for the crew of 8 is of a very high

on the vessel are of the most gear, autopilot, echo sounder, fish

standard the quarters being most

attractive and well furnished

The skipper has a separate berth, situated below

the

wheelhouse in the superstructure.

A special feature is the installation of central heating throughout with cooking by calor gas. Herd & McKenzie have built four boats for the Chambers family since 1955- Greenhill, Green Isle, and the original Green Pastures, which has been sold to New Zealand.

Buckpool Boxing Club - Training will re-commence on Wednesday 29 September in the St Andrews Hall at 7.pm. Old and new members welcome. A. Cowie. Secretary.

The Buckie Branch of the SNP are to hold a Jumble Sale in the Catholic Institute,

Buckpool, on Friday 24 September at 6.15 p.m. received.

Goods and donations gratefully

New anes (bands) this week - Just 4 Men and Kenny Hale and the Jazzmen.

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