Photos by Andrew Paul
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In this photograph the star the show here is cargo vessel SEA RUBY in the process of being unloaded of her cargo for the Carrs flour mill. SEA RUBY is joined by Admiral Day dredger vessel for company in the main dock area, following the vessels day of dredging operations. In front of the mill building is a bulk tipper lorry making a delivery.
For this photograph which was taken from Kirkcaldy esplanade looking out onto the river Forth where the vessel is situated some 500 yards or so outside the entrance to Williamsons Quay working on a spot. With a thick blanket of fog in the background you can see an LPG tanker awaiting call to head for its destination. This being my last photo of the vessel prior to heading for Methil to perform some dredging operations.
In this photograph that which was taken from an elevated spot looking down towards the entrance of the Williamsons Quay section of the harbour where the vessel is situated and working on an area at the entrance.
In this photograph taken stood in front of wall at the Williamsons Quay section of the harbour, looking out onto the river Forth, with a menacing looking sky overhead the vessel is captured returning to the harbour area following visit to the Forth to dumpdredged material. In the distance is the coastline from Edinburgh to North Berwick. The barrel shape item in the water belonged to vessel and was used as a submersible tethering point for vessel.
In this photograph the vessel is captured returning to Kirkcaldy Harbour following a visit out onto the river forth and dumping more dredged material from the harbour area.
In this photograph captures the vessel sitting at the entrance to the Williamsons Quay section of Kirkcaldy Harbour performing dredging operations and I believe this is the vessels first time visit. Apologies for much of the vessels lower bodyside to be in the shade due to the position of the sun and at a low angle at the time of taking photograph.
In this photograph taken on a nice sunny afternoon Forth Puma pilot vessel having a splashing time on the river Forth as she heads for Kirkcaldy Harbour.
Here is my contributory photograph of vessel this afternoon surveying a section of the mirky depths of Kirkcaldy Harbour adjacent to Lord Gamblers Wharf side.
In this photograph of NOEST general cargo ship safely docked by quayside at Kirkcaldy Harbour, having completed voyage from Shoreham with load of grain for the Carrs flour mill and the material handler machine poised on the quayside ready to commence unloading the cargo. With the sunlight streaming from behind, blue sky overhead and the relative calmness of the water in the main dock area thus capturing amazing reflections.
In this photograph of Forth Panther and with the marine pilot onboard. The vessel is captured leaving the main dock area and heading out onto the open sea to transfer pilot aboard general cargo ship NOEST and work with her crew to bring her safely into dock area for unloading her cargo for the Carrs flour mill.
In this photograph we see CORAL PARENSIS Tanker sitting on river Forth awaiting call for heading to her destination of Grangemouth. This photograph was taken in conjunction with seeing and photographing general cargo vessel PREGOL HAV making her way into Kirkcaldy Harbour for unloading of her cargo for the Carrs flour mill.
In this photograph we see cargo vessel Sea Kestrel on the open sea heading for her next port of call being Teesport. Forth Tiger pilot vessel having done duty of extracting marine pilot and now onboard. Forth Tiger is photographed making her way to the harbour to set down pilot, in the process of doing so Forth Tiger catches some of the nice afternoon sun as indicated by her righthand windscreen window as the sunlight rebounds. Away in the distance of the photograph you can make out the coastli
In this photograph of JANV making her way into Kirkcaldy Harbour with her load of grain to be unloaded for the Carrs flour mill, that for which completes the vessels voyage from Viewrow, Germany. In the background out on the river Forth LPG Tanker vessel named ANTWERPEN awaits call for going to her destination being Grangemouth.
SEA RUBY having completed her voyage from Cowes with a load of grain for the Carrs flour mill. She is photographed making her way into the harbour through the Williamsons Quay section for the unloading to be performed, with the background of the photograph helping making her standout and the burst of exhaust cloud from her engine.
Forth Tiger having called at Kirkcaldy Harbour to pick up pilot, she is photographed here on the river Forth at power thrashing through the water heading for cargo vessel PREGOL HAV to transfer the pilot onto PREGOL HAV.
In this photograph PREGOL HAV having completed her voyage from Sheerness with load of grain for the Carrs flour mill and is photographed making her way into harbour for the unloading process to be performed. In the background right we have LPG Tanker vessel MORITZ SCHULTE awaiting call for going to her destination of Braefoot Bay to be loaded.
In this photograph taken from behind CELTICA HAV at Williamsons Quay section of Kirkcaldy Harbour and she is seen close to the threshold of Williamsons Quay section and the open sea for her voyage to the next port of call being Teesport.
Here at the Williamsons Quay section of Kirkcaldy Harbour, SEA KESTREL is photographed easing through this section with a backdrop of Kirkcaldy behind her. For good measure in the foreground is a small group of ducks having a leisurely swim and the water was rippling as it was slightly breezy when taking photograph. SEA KESTRELS next port of call was Teesport.
In this photograph of Forth Leopard capturing a full on side profile of her as she eases through Williamsons Quay section of the harbour passing an old pier and with a different backdrop comprising of moss covered wall and left of shot a corner of the water treatment works building, trees and bushes and right of shot block of flats forming part of the Kyles housing scheme and last but not least the remains of Ravenscraig Castle.
In this photograph of pilot vessel Forth Leopard and with marine pilot onboard she is captured easing through the Williamsons Quay section of the harbour and the backdrop for photograph comes courtesy of some of the structures relating to the flour mill and water treatment works building on right of shot. Forth Leopard was heading out to transfer the pilot onto expected cargo vessel named MAIKE and work with her crew to bring her safely into harbour for her cargo to be unloaded for flour mill.
Photographed here we have CELTICA HAV making her way into the main harbour area to be unloaded of her wheat cargo for the flour mill. The vessel made the voyage from Sheerness UK with her load.
In this photograph of HALLAND general cargo ship making her way of the river Forth and into Kirkcaldy harbour with load of wheat from location in Germany to be unloaded. First time seeing the vessel in the flesh and overall a nice vessel.
In this photograph here we see SELKIE at selected spot and the onboard excavator after foraging about in the depths of the harbour for bucket load the excavator is dumping the material into the hull of the vessel. The backdrop for photograph comes courtesy of building overlooking the harbour area.
Visiting the harbour on a beautiful Saturday morning, blue sky and nice sunshine to vessel SELKIE perform. The excavator having extracted bucket load from the bed of harbour and a chunk of the material falls from bucket of excavator back into the water and capturing the awesome splash.
In this photograph we see the vessel anchored to selected spot in the main harbour area, the onboard excavator using some sort of scanning device prior to sending the bucket in to dig out load of material from the bed of the harbour, with the flats on the Deas Wharf side as a backdrop to photograph.
This photograph of the vessel was taken from the Lord Gamblers Wharf side of Kirkcaldy Harbour looking over at her. With the light source streaming from the right and with a gentle rippling water and catching some reflection in the water. The crew of the vessel had been performing dredging work but as we can see from the photograph the white van on the quayside and the cover to the engine compartment of the on-board excavator open indicates some mechanical issues with the machine.
Having seen dredger vessel SELKIE at the harbour in the afternoon and the machine performing dredging operations. Here the vessel moored in the main section of the harbour resting from session of dredging and absorbing some of the evening sunlight.
From this viewing angle RIVER TRADER having left the main dock area and traversed the passageway as she enters the Williamsons Quay area and the flats at Williamsons Quay, Deas Wharf and extreme right of shot flats at Lord Gamblers Wharf as backdrop for photograph.
First time seeing this vessel up close in the flesh and her she is moored at Kirkcaldy Harbour. The assumption is that vessel has been sent for a mission but not quite sure.
In this photograph Forth Leopard making her way into the main dock area with the marine pilot onboard for transfer to cargo vessel EEMS STREAM for departure from Kirkcaldy Harbour.
In this photograph of the vessel the unloading of the wheat cargo and the material handler machine having extricated a grabload from the cargo hold is depositing into quayside hopper for feeding into the mill for processing into flour.
In this photograph FRISIAN RIVER making her way into main dock area at Kirkcaldy Harbour. On a bright sunny Sunday morning and this photograph presented a challenge of taking looking straight into the morning sunlight.
SWEDICA HAV photographed with the process of her wheat cargo being unloaded for the mill.
SWEDICA HAV photographed arriving into dock area for unloading of wheat cargo for the flour mill.
EEAM STREAM photographed here in the first section of Kirkcaldy Harbour at Williamsons Quay. In the background on the open sea is LPG Tanker named CLAMOR SCHULTE.