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Newport on Tay

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Project NC 100 has been created by the charity Taymarra for the complete refurbishment of the vessel Light Ship ‘North Carr”, she is currently moored at Victoria Dock in Dundee. The project, with a  duration of at least 5 years and is expected funding will be in the region of 1.5 to 3 million pounds to complete the completed project .

The project scope will cover all works involved in the refurbishment, including all planning and securing of specialist skills and equipment required to accomplish the task.

The project commenced on the 1st of  September 2019  and at present is a small number of volunteer enthusiasts and would welcome anyone to come and get involved with us there is always lots to do.

It is envisaged that the refurbished vessel will act as an HQ for the Taymara charity as well as providing an additional attraction to the historical Dundee Waterfront and in time acting as a training school for water borne activities within the regenerated Victoria Harbour

Project Deliverables

Phase 1  Deliver a project team and plan to undertake the restoration of North Carr

Phase 2  Maintain the vessel in a safe condition afloat through until Phase 3

Phase 3  Transit the vessel to a location as advised by the Project Sponsor

Phase 4 Lift the vessel onto a suitable location onshore as advised by the Project Sponsor

Phase 5  Inspect and repair the vessel hull and secure it for a minimum period afloat alongside of 25 years

Phase 6 Lift the vessel into the harbour and secure at a location as advised by the project sponsor.

Phase 7 Undertake and complete the restoration of the vessel’s topsides and equipment.

Phase 8  Undertake and complete the restoration of the vessel’s internal spaces and equipment.



Project Sponsor:                          

Project Manager :                        

Project Administrator                   

Engineering Lead                    

Contracts Lead

Historical Lead                                         


Taymara Chairman Bob Richmond

Derek Lees

Sam McKillop

Sam McKillop


Ray Clark