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Boats of the 1950's and 1960's (possibly...)
|Name||Initial Registration||Gross/Net Tonnage||Built||Where Built||Notes||Length (ft)|
|?||Wrecked at Glengad, from Portaleen. December 1954|
|?||Wrecked near Teelin January 1954|
|?||1945||Thought to be a Tyrrell boat.
For sale at Appin, West coast of Scotland in 2005
Sold as 'Shona K', previous name 'Swallow'
Photo credit:- Wright International, Wemyss Bay
|Kilkeel view, 1965||Bonnie Roy (N58) (blue wheelhouse) lying alongside Maud Chambers (N143)
Photographed at Kilkeel circa 1965;
Photo credit:- T. McIlroy, NPO Belfast Ltd
|?||Three unidentified boats lying at the boatyard at Fannys Bay,
Photo credit:- Postcard from John Hinde Studios
|?||Peel Harbour, Isle of Man. Unidentified boats lying at quay
The Tyrrell Boatyard supplied many boats to the Isle of Man, are any of these Tyrrell boats?
Photo credit:- Unidentified Postcard
|?||Kilmore Quay. Various boats
Names required for the one drying in the middle of the harbour, the one against the far quay, and two boats having blue paint on the wheelhouse.
Photo credit:- Joan WIllis, John Hinde Studios
|?||What looks like a 50 footer at Cobh, Co. Cork.
Oil painting by unspecified artist at the Irish School of Landscape Painting
Photo credit:-John Hinde Ltd, Cabinteely.
|?||More unidentified boats lying at Peel Harbour, Isle of Man. The Tyrrell Boatyard supplied many boats to the Isle of Man, are any of these Tyrrell boats?
Photo credit:- Mrs M Vaughan, Peel Women's Institute, Isle of Man Federation of Women's Institutes
|Kilkeel view, 1960's||Castle Dawn (N147), Spes Melior (N145) and Melita (N160);
Photo credit:- Unidentified photographer, Jigsaw by Tower Press, London
|?||Kilkeel again, this time unidentified green boat
Photo credit:- Unidentified photographer, postcard by John Hinde
|?||Glandore Harbour pre-1963
What is the green hulled boat moored at the quay
Photo credit:- Unidentified photographer, John Hinde Studios
|?||Dingle Harbour pre-1963
Just showing the deck of a 50 footer moored at the quay
Photo credit:- Unidentified photographer, postcard by Garvey's, Dingle
A fine collection of boats
D251 is 'Evening Star', but what are the others?
Photo credit:- Unidentified photographer, postcard by Leprechaun Publishing, as Leprechaun Card No:120
|?||Killeany Harbour, Aran Islands
The black boat is Ros Breasail, then Ros Ronain, Ard Rathain & Ros Éinne
Photo credit:- Unidentified photographer, postcard published by Dollard. Ref.no. 330
|?||Ardglass Harbour, Co. Down circa-1960
Three 56 footers and a much more beamy boat.
Photo credit:- Unidentified photographer, postcard published by Valentines, Dundee. Ref.no. RT 452
|Killybegs view, circa 1959||Pursuit (SO85), ? (SO88), ;
Photo credit: Andrew Jones on RedBubble.com
|Killybegs view, circa 1962||(L to R) Girl Eileen (D13), Brothers Hope (D247), Pursuit (SO85) and Ard Aidhm (D378);
Killybegs, Co. Donegal about 1962
Photo credit:- Phillip, New Zealand [PhillipC] on Flickr.com
|NAOMH FIONNIAN||Unidentified 50 footer;
Photo credit:- Unidentified photographer, via National Library of Ireland, Dublin
|Buncrana Pier||(L to R) Sabrina (D522), Threshlyn (SO795) and Naomh Finnian (D99);
At Buncrana Pier
Photo credit:- Bettina Linke, Buncrana [terra x na ngall] on Flickr.com
|?||Graveyard of boats near Dingle Harbour. 6 at last count
Photo credit:- Marta, Poland [muskva] on Flickr.com
|?||Killybegs Pier circa 1950's
Another collection of boats
Brothers Hope (D247), Mary Buchan (D168) and Mulroy Bay (SO88), but what is the name of SO21?
Photo credit:- Unidentified photographer, postcard by T Cassidy and Co, Donegal
|MIZPAH||D1015||1949||Nobles, Girvan||At Fahan Marina, near Bruncrana in 2005,
At Oldcourt Boatyard possibly for restoration in April 2007;
Photo credit:- Eugene McShane, Teelin
|?||At Dungarvan, two boats.
In the background is INIS ARCAIN;
Photo credit:- Unidentified photographer, c/o Waterford County Images Archive
|?||D393||At Killybegs, two unidentified boats.
The foreground boat D393 looks to be a Tyrrell bow, probably CASAMARA;
Background boat also has Tyrrell bow and number begins D22, possibly SIOBHAN (D226)?
Photo credit:- Fáilte Ireland Photographic, Dublin (Ref:DO_5_62)
|?||SO120?||At Buncrana, probably mid-1950's.
The registration looks to be SO 120?
Photo credit:- Unidentified photographer, on tourist brochure for the Buncrana area.
|?||A Tyrrell 52 footer for sale Fareham;
Reported as LINNET (CK358), formerly BETTY(?), built 1949 but cannot match against Tyrrell built list.
Photo credit:- Unidentified photographer, via Wicormarine Ltd
|?||SO155||An unidentified half-decker|
|ARD COLM||D37||1959||Mevagh||John Connelly, Aran Islands;
Brian Farren, Greencastle;
Denis Coll, Garrtahork
Photo credit: Ian Davies
|ARD IDE||D344||1962||Mevagh||Sean Brosnan, ?||53|
|BONNIE MAY||SO697||26||1936||Anstruther, Scotland||George Duncan, Balbriggan 
Photo credit:- Unidentified photographer, via Joe Curtis, Balbriggan
|CLAYTONIA||BH49||/16||1960||Banff, Scotland||Ian Fleming, Avoca;
At Arklow October 2005
Photo credit:- John Wichett, Spalding
|EVELYN MARIE||SO||64||1973||Killybegs||Joe McBride, Burtonport;
Wrecked 7th January 1975 at Ratlin O Berine Island, near Burtonport, all lost.
|FLYING SPRAY||At Balbriggan in the 1950's|
|GIRL CLAIRE||1947||Killybegs||Photo credit:- 'James', via www.TrawlerPhotos.co.uk|
|GIRL CHRISTINA||SO607||18/15||1940||James Brown & William Brown, Inch Island;
Photo credit:- cropped Valentines Postcard via National Photographic Archive, Dublin;
Still operational in 2007
Photo credit:- Ian Whittaker, Eyemouth
|GIRL NANCY||61||1956||Peterhead, Scotland|
|JEANNIE GARDINER||D173||16||?||Greencastle||?, Portavogie;
Photo credit:- Unidentified photographer. Postcard.;
Boat outside is reported as MULROY BAY (SO88)
|KILORAN||D228||57||1954||Unidentified English boatyard||Photo credit:- 'phil_fry',Heidelberg, Germany via www.Flickr.com||67|
|KINCORA||D9||48||1949||Arklow (Tyrrell)||B28 Hugh Dugdale, Portavogie;
Photo credit: B28
To Inverness registery in 1956
Willie Thomson, Lossiemouth
|LYDIA ANN||W109||27/17||Photo credit:- Postcard of Dunmore East|
|MANX BEAUTY||22||1937||St Monans, Fife||?, Wycherley;
?, Union Hall;
Arthur Maddock, New Brighton, Merseyside
|MARY BUCHAN||D168||1940||Mevagh||Photo credit: Inside boat||41|
|MARY IMMACULATE||D62||/16||William Kenny,Arklow?;
1953 British Fisheries Directory and Buyers Guide
|MAUD CHAMBERS||N350||31||1948||Kilkeel||Gordon Ross, Rathin Island|
|META BRUCE||D195||1948||Unidentified English boatyard||BCK195;
Photo credit:- J Hughson, Shetland via Shetland Museum;
To Dublin registration D195 in 1963;
Photo credit:- Unidentified photographer, via National Library of Ireland, Dublin;
Appears to be lying derelict at Clonderalaw Bay, near Knock, Co. Clare;
Photo credit:- Martin Hodgson [witzendwizard1] on Flickr.com
|NAOM CAIT||D401||12||1949||Killybegs||Jack O'Brien, Rossbrin Schull; Photo credit:- Ben Dickey||37|
|NAOM ANTHOIN||D11||1936||Arklow (Tyrrell)||At Cleggan;
Vessel sank, possibly 1970's;
Photo credit:- Unknown photographer, postcard, Publisher NPO Dexter Dublin (posted in 1976,)
|NAOMH GARBHAN||Official Number: 156230. Mined off Helvick Head 2/5/1945|
|NAOMH SEOSAMH||Wrecked 1956 100 yards off Hook, Co. Wexford|
|RESOLUTION||D178||1949||St Monance||The outer wreck at Ring of Beara or Ring of Kerry
Photo credit:- Joerg, Dublin [jotpeh] on Flickr.com
|SAINT SAUVEUR||Mike Harrington, Cahermore & Michael Murphy, West End, Castletownbere|
|SAN MARTIN||D305||36||1957||Downings||George McCallig, Dunkineely;
Daniel Gallacher, Dunkineely;
Peter McQuiness, Killybegs;
N218 [In 1974] Joseph Curran, Kilkeel;
Photo credit:- Unidentified photographer, via The Irish Skipper
|SEAFLOWER||B80||Jim Bunting, Donaghadee, Co. Down, N.I.
Sold from Donaghadee early 1960's;
Thought to be the same vessel lost with all hands in Kenmare river,near Valencia in Co. Kerry 22/12/1968;
Photo credit:- John Hinde Ltd, Cabinteely
|SILVER ROSE||D492||28/17||1968 May||Baltimore||Bill Deasy, Union Hall;
John O'Brien, Letterkenny;
Photo credit:- Ian Whittaker,Eyemouth
|ST GERVASE||?, Castletownbere;
Lost at sea November 2000 near Mizen Head, all lost
|SYNJOHN D||Former BIM boat, sold private and given this name pre-1984;
Photo credit:- Joe Curtis, Balbriggan
|ST MICHAEL||1946||Baltimore, Skinners||Danny Driscoll, Cape Clear;
Karl Smith, Bangor;
Sold out of fishing and renamed 'St Michael of Cape Clear';
For sale October 2006
Photo credit: ?
|SUMMER STAR||Willie McBride, Gweedore||65|
|TELSTAR||D400||1964||Macduff||For sale on FindAFishingBoat March 2006;
Photo credit:- Liam Spacey, Arklow
|WHITBY LIGHT||G164||24||1961||St Monance||Kevin Jacobsen, Roundstone;
Michael Gallacher, Dungloe;
John Kearney, Clonmany;
Peter Budie, Clonmany;
For sale May 2007;
Photo credit:- Rienk Nadema, Holland;
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