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Ships and boats

Varagen at Scapa The Varagen in her original colours on the day she was named by Liza Tullock
The St Ola 3 The St Ola 3 in her maiden colours arriving in Stromness January 1975 and then on her last day in Ma...
Inganess Bay One of the lesser known Dennison Boats discharging at the old St Ola pier in Stromness
The Earl Thorfinn & Earl Sigurd Could this be the photo taken on the day in 1930 when the Earl Sigurd arrived in Kirkwall from the b...
Syllingar The old Scilly Isles boat 'Scillonian' which was renamed the 'Syllingar' and ran for a short period ...
Shadowfax The shadowfax was a hydrofoil taken up by the Orkney Steam to evaluate the possiblity of running a f...
Raising the fleet Another find in the old box. looks like the old floating dock used to help raise the German Fleet. A...
Centaur This is a pic my mother found in an old box of photos. The name on the ship is Centaur.It must have ...
Raising the fleet The floating dock again, but before the battleship was lifted. You can see the airlocks used by the ...
The Leaving The old Ola leaving Stromness
Fishing boat on the rocks Not sure of the date. Can anyone help as I've four photographs of this ship and I don't know anythin...
St Clements With the mix up of the ships names on picture 2183 I have added the St Clements in Stromness to show...

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