'SS Sir Walter Scott'  Steam Boat On Loch Katrine,Scotland. by Aj Finan

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This is what Loch Katrine offers along side the beautiful surroundings it also features a very old Steam Boat. Seen to the left in this image.

‘SS Sir Walter Scott’ is named after the 19th Century poet who wrote “The Lady of the Lake” and is the last of a series of ships to ply the loch. The story goes that the first steamer on Loch Katrine was sent to the bottom by the sailors who had been employed to row the previous craft!

She is 110 feet long, 19 feet wide and weighs 115 tons, and has sailed the waters of Loch Katrine since 1900. S.S. Sir Walter Scott was built by Denny Bros Ltd at Dumbarton on the River Clyde, transported by barge up Loch Lomond and then dragged by horse-drawn cart up the unbelievably steep hill from Inversnaid and then overland to Stronachlachar at the west end of Loch Katrine where she was re-assembled and launched.

Thanks for stopping by and i hope you enjoyed this image of the boats of Loch Katrine.


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Scotland has such beautiful scenery and I try to capture those wonderful scenes along my travels. You will very often find me on the moors or soaking up the atmosphere of one of the many Lochs Scotland has to offer.
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  • klikker
    klikkerabout 4 years ago

    Nice one hunny. Beats my xxx

  • thanks Love :)

    – Aj Finan

  • moley
    moleyabout 4 years ago

    New this was yours Aj. It must be that elusive, distinctive style. Very nice image, I’m really drawn into the scene.

  • Thank you Mr Mole i appreciate you stopping by and leaving such kind comments from Aj :)

    – Aj Finan

  • Lynne Morris
    Lynne Morrisabout 4 years ago

    What a gorgeous capture Aj, lovely light and tones.

  • thanks Lynne i appreciate your kind comments :)

    – Aj Finan

  • klikker
    klikkerabout 4 years ago

    You are so welcome my favourite lady. xxx

  • rickvohra
    rickvohraabout 4 years ago

    This place looks so serene and inviting! another great capture! :)

  • Thanks very much , appreciate you stopping by from Aj :)

    – Aj Finan

  • hereforfun
    hereforfunabout 4 years ago

    This is such a lovely scene

  • Thank you again trudy for your kind comments :)

    – Aj Finan

  • Audrey Clarke
    Audrey Clarkeabout 4 years ago

  • Thanks so much Audrey, much appreciated :)

    – Aj Finan

  • Anthony Hedger Photography
    Anthony Hedger...almost 4 years ago

    a lovely moody photo of Loch Katrine it is so beautiful up there

  • Yeah its lovely there, i see from your website you have visited Scotland. I also notice that you have images of Cheddar Gorge which is not far from where i am from. I come from from Somerset, although lived in Scotland for the last 10 years, so brought back some child hood memories seeing them. Thanks for your comments Tony :)

    – Aj Finan

  • Andre Hote
    Andre Hotealmost 4 years ago

    Tasty and crunchy. Good work!

  • Thanks so much Andre, again i appreciate your kindness :)

    – Aj Finan

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