klondyker

klondyker

(ˈklɒnˌdaɪkə) or klondiker
n
1. (Nautical Terms) Brit an East European factory ship
[C20: from the gold miners who took part in the 19th-century gold rush to the Klondike]
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There were even tins that originated from the old Klondyker factory ships that used to visit the area in the 1960s.
Highlights include a record of village life in 1950s Portsoy, Cullen and Aberchirder filmed by local cinema manager William Davidson, the impact of the Eastern European 'Klondyker' factory ships in 1980s Ullapool, a vintage tourist's guide to Tobermory, King George VI's Coronation celebrations in Laurencekirk, footage of the 1953 Thurso Gala Week with live musical accompaniment and a 1920s song-hunter on the Isle of Barra.
But, when your peepers catch a glimpse of that unmistakable yellow twinkle in a panful of gravel, your heart starts to race and you're hooked like an old west klondyker.
But he fears the cash for Poland could see the return of huge "Klondyker" factory ships to the North Sea.
And he fears there is a threat the cash for Poland could see the return of massive 'Klondyker' factory ships to the North Sea.
A police communications mast at Braemore Junction and a klondyker in Ullapool harbour were both struck by lightning.
The other boat belonged to a Russian klondyker and was anchored in the loch.