Here is the Islay, a VS 475 built in 2002 as the Stirling Islay, a sort of low tech anchor-handler built at the Ferguson yard on the Clyde. It was sold the BUE in 2004 and almost immediately was shipped to the Caspian, and interesting and elaborate process requiring the upper works to be cut off and the hull to be more buoyant. BUE apparently no longer exists, but one assumes that the ship i still out there.

Photo by Wullie Bremner in 2004 and posted here on 28th September 2017.

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