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.
15 - The 15th in Buckie shipyard
the line of of Messrs
Spey class motor sailing yachts to
yachts this 40
several years ago was launched on Saturday forenoon.
Christened 'Spey Beam'
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
have been chosen for the
Morayshire Junior Football Association Select.
G. Thomson launch fishing fishermen, James Smith and
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
two more fishing trawler for Kilkel.
under construction- a seine netter for Lossiemouth on two other light trawlers, both for Portsoy, will
and a begin
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
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.