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1919

St Magnus Relics The relics of St Magnus (or are they?) photographed in 1913 by Tom Kent.
Peace celebrations, Broad Street A Tom Kent picture, taken on 19th July 1919, showing the peace celebrations after the end of the Fir...
Salved German Cruisers in Lon Hope Bay Date estimated. The salved German cruisers 'Nurnberg' and 'Emden' in Long Hope Bay.
Minesweepers in Kirkwall Bay Willie writes: 'In 1918 the navy laid a minefield from Orkney to Norway. After the war it had to be...
Early rally The start of a road run from Castle street, opposite the Masonic hall. Could be as early as 1914 ?
German Fleet in Scapa Flow Another postcard of the german fleet at scapa
Peace Celebration Picnic, Deerness, 1919 The Deerness community gathered at Newark to celebrate the end of the Great War with a picnic. Every...
Deerness Peace Celebration Committee This is the Committee which organised the Deerness Peace Celebration Picnic at Newark in 1919 a phot...
S S St Margaret at Stromness Could this ship be the SS Chieftain that MacBrayne had and then sold to the North of Scotland Orkney...
Rocket shed Building rescue rocket shed in South Ronaldsay, year a guess.
Rocket shed in South Ronaldsay The finished life saving rocket shed (see picture #18715)
Deerness Peace Party Deerness Peace Party ( approx 1919) to celebrate peace after the World War 1

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