Buckie, Moray

Maker
John Peat Munn
Production date
Aug 1955
Description
Text on negative envelope reads 'Buckie. Sailing 3 masted schooner "Prince Louis" in Harbour'. View across Buckie harbour showing the fishing boat 'Venture' and the barquentine (square-rigged on foremast, fore-and-aft on main and mizzen) 'Prince Louis'.
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Production date
Aug 1955
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Subject notes
Buckie became the premier herring fishing port in Scotland, and one of a chain of ports along the Buchan coast. It has a large harbour and a boat building and repair yard. The 'Buckie Drifter' heritage centre presents the industry's history. Buckie Lifeboat Station was established in 1860. Lifeboats are brought to Buckie for maintenance.
Accession number
P39760

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