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The Invergordon Archive

Pilot Boat or Invergordon Ferry?
The Invergordon Archive
Pilot Boat or Invergordon Ferry?

Another view of what is thought to be the Invergordon/Cromarty Ferry. See also picture #278.
Picture added on 12 September 2004
It is generally thought that this is one of the pilot boats used in the Firth. See also picture #277.
Added by Malcolm McKean on 17 September 2004
There's a picture of the Endeavour ferry on the Cromarty Image Library. pic 584 or search for "Endeavour"
Added by Brian Mckenzie on 01 October 2004
An admiralty Harbour Launch Diesel (HLD) one of several based at Invergordon over the years and employed mainly on pilotage duties.
Added by Ronald Stewart on 28 September 2005
This is definitely the Pilot boat also used as the Harbour Master's Launch.
Added by Jamie Elwin on 05 October 2012
Where is the boat tied up alongside? It's definitely not the first pier and doesn't look like the middle pier either as there was a lot of cross piling under the middle pier.
Added by Doug Will on 11 October 2012
Admiralty Pier Douglas, can make out the stables and the old swimming pool in background.
Added by Harry O'Neill on 12 October 2012
She is an H.L.D. (Harbour launch diesel) used by the navy for ferrying crews out to anchored ships.
Added by Donald Smith on 21 May 2013
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