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The Good Hope is an old wood hulled fishing vessel that now rests on Skippool Creek Poulton Le Fylde Nr Blackpool.

3 shot raw files processed in Photomatix with other adjustments in lightroom.


M.F.V. Good Hope – FD3540
Fleetwood Trawler – Good Hope FD354
Official Number: ?
Net Tonnage: 28
Length: ?
Breadth: ?
Draught: ?
Built: 1948 by Alexanders of Wick
Engine: ?
1948: Built as Good Hope WK209, Owners Robert A. C. Donn and Others of Latheronwheel, Caithness.
1961: Registered still as Good Hope WK209, Owner G. F. Donn, Port Dunbar, Wick.
197?: Fishing from Fleetwood.
2010: Good Hope has been left to rot on Skippool Creek. She has been there for a long time

John enjoys capturing images mainly around his home in the North West of England with a leaning towards land and seascapes. John also enjoys using modern processing techniques designed to give images a more in-depth feel to them. John is happy to discuss individual customers image requests.

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  • Photography by Mathilde
    Photography by...almost 4 years ago

    Another fabulous image of the “Good Hope” – great shot and pp work !!

  • Thanks Mattie for both your comments and favourite.

    – John Hare

  • Clive S
    Clive Salmost 4 years ago

    Thank you for sharing your artwork with the Photomatix HDR Group!

  • photogaryphy
    photogaryphyalmost 4 years ago

    Great shot.

  • I think its a ‘moody’ shot Gary. Have to say I didn’t do a great deal to the image other than HDR the 3 shots.

    – John Hare

    WOBBLYMOLalmost 4 years ago

    i would love to get some pic’s of this boat, even in this state she is beautiful, gorgeous photo

  • Thanks for your comments Lorraine and welcome to the unofficial ‘Good Hope Appreciation Society’!

    – John Hare

  • Jeff Burgess
    Jeff Burgessalmost 4 years ago

    love this image.

  • Thanks Jeff or your comment. As you can see from my portfolio she is one of my favourite subjects. There is just something about her that draws us photographers.

    – John Hare

  • Kornrawiee
    Kornrawieeover 3 years ago

    Great mind make the beautiful artwork as well my friend, thank you to inspire millions friends in the world:)
    Best regards,

  • Thank you very much for your find comment

    – John Hare

  • Bob Culshaw
    Bob Culshawover 3 years ago

    Super atmospheric shot John.

  • Thanks very much Bob.

    – John Hare

  • Sammie Caine
    Sammie Caineover 3 years ago

    Lovely HDR shot, John! I really like the detail in the clouds/

  • thanks very much Sammie, shot at one of my favourite local haunts.

    – John Hare

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