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Nigg Yard under construction - 26/6/1973
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Nigg Yard under construction - 26/6/1973

An early shot of Nigg being built, showing a beach where the Dry Dock channel is now, and the Mooring Dolphins yet to be piled. An accomodation liner is berthed at Nigg Pier - which looks a lot longer than it is now.
Picture added on 25 April 2004 at 20:29
I have a DVD and video of the whole constuction of the yard and Highland One, Highland Two, and the Magnus. If anyone wants a look just give me a shout.
Added by Ronald Young on 24 January 2005
Just thought I would say Hello from Crofter, now living in Melbourne. Served my time there.
Added by John Munro on 07 July 2008
Hi crofter, this is Willie Macintosh your instructor at Nigg - how are you doing? Of course i have just retired. Happy times and memories for us all.
Added by Willie Macintosh on 16 April 2016
For those that missed it the story of the Nigg yard will briefly be available here... https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/m000yybp/rigs-of-nigg
Added by Andrew Bathie on 23 February 2022
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