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Arctic Convoys Memorial

A memorial for those lost in the Arctic convoys to Russia was dedicated and unveiled in a ceremony on 22nd August 2009. The ceremony was introduced by Lord Lieutenant Tony Trickett, and the welcome given by OIC Vice-Convener James Stockan and the Chairman of the Duma of the Russian province of Ugra, Vasily Sondykov.
Arctic Convoy Memorial Plaque Plaque was unveiled today 22.8.2009 at Lyness.
Arctic Convoy Memorial Stones The stones are placed to reprsent the bows of a ship. Plaques are inscribed in English and Russian. ...
Colour Party The colour party at the unveiling of the Artic Convoys Memorial at Lyness, on 22nd August, 2009.
Convoy Memorial Lyness Memorial to the men who perished in the Russian Convoys during WWII, Unveiled 22/08/09 at Lyness.
Arctic Convoys Memorial parade Prior to the service and unveiling at Lyness on 22/8/09
Arctic Convoys Memorial unveiling During to the service at Lyness on 22/8/09
Artic Convoy Memorial The Loch Ewe Memorial. This stone was erected 10 years ago.

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