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Update on the Reaper at Arbroath

Update on the Reaper at Arbroath Following the incident at Johnshaven earlier this month, the Reaper is now being cared for in Arbroath harbour.

Reaper safely moved to Arbroath

Reaper safely moved to Arbroath

On Wednesday 17 Aug, in near ideal conditions, Reaper FR958 was moved from Johnshaven to Arbroath under her own power, to await a full damage inspection following an incident while attending the Johnshaven Fish Festival.

Reaper damaged at Johnshaven

Reaper damaged at Johnshaven

Reaper FR958, the 113 year old Fifie Herring Drifter, the seagoing flagship of the Scottish Fisheries Museum, has been damaged whilst attending the Johnshaven Fish Festival on Saturday 6th August.

White Wing restoration complete

White Wing restoration complete

After many months of painstaking work by volunteers, staff and trainees, the White Wing is once more on view at Anstruther Harbour.

Launch of new book on Reaper

Launch of new book on Reaper

An afternoon tea party was held on Sunday to mark the publication of a new guidebook to the museum’s flagship.

The Forth at War

The Forth at War

20 May 2016

An exhibition combining the paintings of Jim Stormonth with material from the museum’s collections to explore the role of the Royal Navy and the importance of the Firth of Forth during World War I. The exhibition coincides with the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Jutland on 31st May – 1st June, the only major naval battle of the conflict.

Hope in the Great War

Hope in the Great War

11 September 2015

The RNLI’s Hope in the Great War exhibition commemorates the centenary of the First World War.

Poles Apart

Poles Apart

27 March 2015

Changing attitudes to whaling in the 20th century

Special Collections at the University of St Andrews Library is pleased to be putting on an exhibition which will explore changing views on whaling at both North and South Poles. Now we consider commercial whaling to be morally unacceptable, but for two centuries whales were just another commodity to be exploited for their valuable oil, essential for many everyday processes.

Lifelines

Lifelines

07 November 2014

A multi-media installation by Derek and Deirdre Robertson exploring the traditions and superstitions surrounding fishing, particularly the “dressed herrings” of Dundee.

Nautical Knots to Knitting Needles

March - May 2012 : Nautical Knots to Knitting Needles An exploration of fisherfolk arts and crafts curated by students from the University of St Andrews and featuring some hidden gems from the Museum’s collections.

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