A thing of beauty is a joy forever and it brought to mind that trip to the Aberlour beat on the River Spey
, for such was the stage for the drama that follows.
Like her four sister ships HMS Forth, HMS Medway, HMS Trent and HMS Tamar, which are all either under construction or preparing for sea trials, HMS Spey
will be built at Govan before she is transferred to the Scotstoun yard, where she will be fitted out for operations.
The company later issued a follow up statement saying it was beginning a formal consultation shortly with staff and their representatives at the Young's Fraserburgh and Spey
Valley sites to explore proposals and possible options for the facilities.
The three year contract sees Michael Owen become the global ambassador for Spey
Whisky, already an established brand in the Far East - especially Taiwan - as Spey
seeks to further establish itself in China and across South East Asia generally where Owen is well known and much admired.
Ajmol Alom at Belfast Airport during a Langdon Park School trip to Northern Ireland, left, and Metropolitan police search for clues, right, in Spey
Street, Poplar, after the 16-year-old was stabbed to death in an unprovoked attack
Despite its recent revival, the historic Spey
has been in production since 1770 but lost the distilling element of the business at the turn of the 19th Century.
The larger models each have three blades: clip, spey
and sheepsfoot, with the 3 1/4" Model 303 weighing 1.
This is probably because you're never far from a distillery - especially in the region of Spey
side which boasts over 50 estates dotted around the River Spey
Emergency services were called by passersby who spotted flames coming from the home in Grantown on Spey
at about 6.
The 17-year-old boys died on Friday night after their car left the road and crashed into trees on the Forres-Gran-town on Spey
road in Moray.