News / Local In Pictures: Ships in Aberdeen by Scott Begbie 02/08/2017, 3:15 pm Send us a story Sign up to our Daily newsletter Do you remember seeing any of these vessels? Coal arrives in Aberdeen and is loaded onto a lorry in 1963. The Aberdeen colliers Redhall and Thrift tied up together at Aberdeen Harbour in 1955. 1966: The Torquay prepares to leave Aberdeen Harbour before National Seamens’ Union strike. The Ferryhill coal boat docked at the harbour in Aberdeen in 1966 Northern Co-operative Society coal boat Thrift at Aberdeen Harbour in 1949. Footdee, with the shipyards behind it, as seen from across the Dee at Greyhope Bay. The Aberdeen Steam Navigation Company’s passenger ship Lochnagar pictured at Aberdeen in the 1930s. The 400-ton coaster Helmsdale, which went aground at Montrose, awaits a buyer after her owners decided to sell her The Aberdonian Coast, which was Aberdeen’s latest cargo and passenger liner in 1947. The pontoon dock in operation for the first time with the collier Spray in 1967. 1958; The Aberdeen Steam Navigation Company Ltd’s Hadrian Coast manoeuvres in Aberdeen Harbour. 1951: The Northern Co-operative Society Ltd coal boat Thrift unloading at Aberdeen Harbour. The Caledonian Coast<br />launched from the yard of Hall, Russell & Company Ltd. The Aberdeen collier Redhall at dock in 1959 before being towed to be broken up in Antwerp. The launching party for motor collier Spray in 1962. 1971: Ferryhill II, Aberdeen Coal and Shipping Company’s collier discharging her cargo.