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Book on East Neuk published

Book on East Neuk published

22 December 2016

Book on East Neuk published The Scottish Fisheries Museum’s latest publication is “In My Ain Words - An East Neuk Vocabulary” by Mary Murray

North Sea Fishing

North Sea Fishing

12 November 2016

In Scotland’s Season of Photography, the Scottish Fisheries Museum is delighted to be hosting a striking exhibition of black and white images shot aboard the seine net fishing boats, Mairead and Argosy, in the North Sea in the 1990’s. These images, by Scottish documentary photographer Jeremy Sutton-Hibbert, capture the reality of the life at sea for the fishermen of Scotland’s North East fishing communities - the cramped conditions, the monotony, and the grueling work in harsh conditions.

Re-dedication of museum boat White Wing

Re-dedication of museum boat White Wing Yesterday, Lady Campbell of Pittenweem rededicated the White Wing at Anstruther harbour after two years of restoration work by museum volunteers, staff and trainees.

Reaper arrives home safely

Reaper arrives home safely

01 October 2016

Reaper arrives home safely In perfect weather, Reaper was welcomed home by cheers and applause from a large crowd gathered at Anstruther Harbour.

Reaper - masts out

Reaper - masts out

16 September 2016

Reaper - masts out Members of the Museum Boats Club went to assist with taking the masts out of Reaper in preparation for her going onto the slip in Mackay Boatbuilding, Arbroath.

Woven Communities

Woven Communities

10 September 2016

An in-depth look at the many and various baskets in the museum’s collection exploring the techniques and materials used to create the specialised shapes and forms.

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.

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