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The Broken Maid

By moiral
Evening all. A quick upload. Was away to Loch Lomond for a few days, earlier this week. Had to track down the Maid of the Loch for sentimental reasons. My Dad took me on her when I was about 6 or 7. A day of great excitement for me. Now she lies broken and unused at a pier in Balloch. It will appearantly take over 4,000,000 to repair her and make her sail again. So far, over 1,000,000 has been raised and volunteers continue to do work on her.
Hope to catch up with you all over the next couple of days. Thanks for C&Cs on previous upload.

Tags: Loch lomond Transport Balloch Steam boat Maid of the Loch

Voters: G3, richmowil, andylea and 13 more


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G3 18 13 2 United States
12 Oct 2013 11:52PM
If the Tornado could be built from scratch I truly hope this fine vessel can be saved. Fine picture of a "resting" lady
richmowil Plus
12 447 2 England
13 Oct 2013 12:24AM
Good POV on this fine image Moira!!
Hermanus 9 4 South Africa
13 Oct 2013 4:33AM
A lovely image of this broken vessel - hope they raise enough to fix her Smile
ColleenA Plus
9 492 7 Australia
13 Oct 2013 5:47AM
What a blast from the past for you Moira, must have brought back lots of sweet memories...a lovely capture
CarolG 14 199 20 Greece
13 Oct 2013 5:53AM
Let's hope the can raise enough funds to get her sailing again, Moira, she is so elegant. Carol
LynneJoyce Plus
13 22 101 United Kingdom
13 Oct 2013 7:11AM
A real beauty. I do hope that they raise the money to restore her.
netta1234 9 382 2 Wales
13 Oct 2013 8:10AM

Quote:A real beauty. I do hope that they raise the money to restore her.

Agree
NettaSmile
barbarahirst 13 27 12 United Kingdom
13 Oct 2013 9:39AM
Isn't she a beauty......
13 Oct 2013 12:07PM
She's been there for some time now Moira, but where there's hope...

Dougie

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