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Cromarty Image Library

Highland Queen and Highland 1 - 1975
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Highland Queen and Highland 1 - 1975

Picture added on 28 March 2006
Comments:
Hi! I would just like to say that I worked at High Fab 74-75 with four my brothers I was only 20/21 {my birthday is in december} and it was my first job away from home and it was a fantastic time, and what lovely people around the area, if I won the lottery I could never have a time like we had at Nigg. Hello from Cardiff.
Added by John Jones on 12 March 2009
Hi! John Jones again I just realised!, looking at this picture again this cannot be highland 1 as it was floated in 1974 and as previously stated I worked at Nigg 74/75 and that was on highland 2, and when highland 1 was being built there were 2 ships at the end of the pier, I cannot remember the other ones name, If anyone knows of another site about Nigg in it's heyday? can they please let me know, jayjay500@hotmail.co.uk
Added by John Jones on 17 March 2009
The other ship was called Hermes.
Added by Ron Tomas on 18 March 2009
Hi! John Jones again it's been a while but I love revisiting this site ( goose bumps ) , thank you Ron for letting us know that, Please if anyone has more photo's of Nigg 74/onwards please publish them here, thanks Jay Jay
Added by John Jones on 26 December 2009
I worked on Highlands 2 as a welder in 1976-77 for 11 months. Lived in the camp and Invergordon. Have written a selection of rhymes & parodies about my time at Hifab.
Added by Bill Pearson aka Will Scribble on 02 July 2012
I think you have your years a bit mixed, Bill. Highland 2 was floated in 75, there is a video about how it was 7 weeks ahead of schedule on a site called scotlandonscreen.org.uk. I hope you enjoy it.
Added by John Jones on 04 July 2012
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