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Wednesday, 28 August 2019


The German tanker Spessart (A1442) is a Rhön-class tanker of the German Navy. She was commissioned at Kiel on 5 September 1977.

Spessart was originally built for civilian service by Kröger of Rendsburg in 1974. On 5 September 1977 she was commissioned into the Deutsche Marine, based at Kiel.[1]

On 29 March 2009, as she was taking part in Operation Atalanta, Spessart was attacked by a 7-man pirate boat.[2][3] In addition to the regular 40-man civilian crew, Spessart carried a 12-man security detail which exchanged small arm fire with the pirates, and repelled the assault.

Sunday, 25 August 2019

Thursday, 22 August 2019

SD Reliable

SD Reliable passing Greenock Ocean Terminal,

Monday, 19 August 2019

Friday, 16 August 2019

Tuesday, 13 August 2019

Saturday, 10 August 2019

Sound of Soay

Sound of Soay making her way across the Firth.

Wednesday, 7 August 2019

Sunday, 4 August 2019

PS Maid of the Loch

Clyde Built Maid of the Loch on Loch Lomond.
Still under restoration.

Thursday, 1 August 2019

HMS Sutherland.

HMS Sutherland on a training exercise at the Tail of the Bank.