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No: 7327   Contributor: Lee Brown   Year: 1973   Manufacturer: Unknown   Country: United Kingdom

One of my first ship photographs was of this lovely old coaster MORAY FIRTH IV unloading a cargo of stone at Stornaway, on Lewis in the Outer Hebrides. May 1973.
Picture added on 22 October 2008
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i worked on the stornoway car ferry from 1980-1985 and remember the moray firth iv docked regularly around 1981-1982 at the same pier. a few years later on "it, ll be alright on the night" tv programme presented by barry norman, I recall a news presenter reporting an incident about the vessel, and after several attempts at calling her the "moray forth the fifth" threw in the towel.not a bad tongue twister , pity she never had a sister ship called the "firth of forth v"

Added by Jeff Millar on 22 April 2014.
I sailed on her in 75 she tramped all over Europe and I loved the trips to stornaway and Lerwick for fish meal, dominoe hatch boards and four hours on four off

Added by Jimmy Carter on 14 August 2015.
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