THE BOATS

Below are photographs of vessels of Ardglass and nearby harbours. There are many families in Ardglass who have owned boats for many years. There was also a great influx of visiting vessels during the herring season. Every boat has a registration mark which traces it back to its home port. Ardglass boats are generally registered 'B' for Belfast or 'N' for Newry.

Heading out
Heading out
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Sail boats in harbour
Sail boats in harbour
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At the South Harbour
At the South Harbour

Centre boat is White Heather of Portavogie

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Sail boats leaving Ardglass
Sail boats leaving Ardglass
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Boats at the South Pier
Boats at the South Pier
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Boats at South Pier
Boats at South Pier

D334 from Arklow

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Coming into Kimmersport
Coming into Kimmersport
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View from South Pier
View from South Pier
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South Harbour
South Harbour
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At South Harbour
At South Harbour

Boats from Folkestown (FE)

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In the harbour
In the harbour
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The South Harbour
The South Harbour
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Steam and Sail
Steam and Sail
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Coming into port
Coming into port
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Round the South Pier
Round the South Pier
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The South Harbour
The South Harbour

View from Jordan's Castle

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View from a boat
View from a boat
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The South Harbour
The South Harbour
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The North Dock
The North Dock

Nugget - owner John Hughes, finder of the largest nugget in the California Gold Rush

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In the herring season
In the herring season
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Steam and Sail
Steam and Sail

PD62 from Peterhead

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At South Harbour
At South Harbour
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Steamboat
Steamboat

BCK29 from Buckie, last steamer in Ardglass

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Luggers in the harbour
Luggers in the harbour
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