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Old 19 May 2008, 03:49   #1
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Country: UK - Scotland
Town: Aberdeenshire
Boat name: Sula
Make: Ribcraft 4.8m
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Fishing Trip to SS Fram


Are any members interested in a fishing trip to the SS Fram for a spot of fishing? She lies in approximately 46m of water some 4 miles north of Pennan (Moray Firth).

The Fram was a bulk carrier and was sheltering from a storm in 1940. Tragically - she was torpedoed by U13 with a loss of 10 crew. The ship split in two. The stern acts as an artificial reef, and as such there's apparently lots of sea life in the vicinity.


We normally launch from Rosehearty and head west towards Pennan. I would have a crew of 3 including myself, in a Zodiac Pro with Yamaha 40HP and back-up auxilliary. The sea state would need to be favourable - as it's uncomfortable in a lumpy sea.

Always better to have another boat in the area.
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