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The Museum’s boat collection consists of 21 vessels used for fishing in Scotland or of maritime interest in Fife:

  1. Jessie - Nineteenth Century Line Boat (ANSFM : 1993.237)
  2. Jane - Drifter’s Boat, Peterhead (ANSFM: 1993.238)
  3. Creel Boat - from Northern Isles (ANSFM : 1993.240)
  4. Reaper FR958 - restored sailing Fifie (ANSFM : 1993.241)
  5. Research LK62 - 1st Class Zulu (ANSFM : 1993.242)
  6. WhiteWing - restored sailing Baldie (ANSFM : 1993.243)
  7. Jim - Dysart racing yawl (ANSFM : 1993.244)
  8. Swift (Fiona) PD144 - last used as pilot boat (ANSFM : 1993.245)
  9. Light - Fifie Yawl, used for line fishing North East (ANSFM : 1993.246)
  10. Rab - Leven Beach Yawl (ANSFM : 1993.247)
  11. Swallow - replica Zulu type yawl (ANSFM : 1997.237)
  12. Log Boat - result of research project with Institute of Maritime Studies, University of St Andrews (unaccessioned)
  13. Jubilee - salmon Coble from Montrose (ANSFM : 1994.210)
  14. Lively Hope - 1930s Ringnetter (ANSFM : 1994.353)
  15. Orkney Soo Boat - built at Westray, Orkney (ANSFM : 1995.1)
  16. Fair Isle Yoal – built as a heritage project using traditional design and materials at the National Museums of Scotland (ANSFM : 2003.136)
  17. Silver Spray – Grimsay fishing boat (ANSFM : 2003.319)
  18. Quaver - Largo beach yawl built by David Gillies of the Cardy Net Factory (ANSFM : 2004.76)
  19. Newburgh salmon coble
  20. Maggie - Scaffie (ANSFM : 2016.83)
  21. Shirley - motor yawl built by J N Miller of St Monans.

Three of our boats are listed in the National Historic Vessel Register. Click on the links above to see the relevant listing.

Most of our smaller boats are listed in the National Small Boats Register. You can search for the boats by name.

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