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Russell Battrick

Tramone, in Deer Sound Due to a night of heavy fog, the skipper of the Tramone,lost his bearings and sailed in to Deer Soun...
Ashore, near Stromness I don't know anything about this wreck which lay at the shore below the cemetery in Stromness, but a...
Lifeboat in Kirkwall Basin This photo was taken sometime in the 1970's, and I'm sure it is of the " Grace Paterson Ritchie ". C...
"Irene" at Grimness, South Ronaldsay March 17th. 1969, the Irene was driven ashore at Grimness. It was to this stranding that the Longho...
"Irene" at Grimness, South Ronaldsay Myself, by the funnel. Eoin Kemp, Greenhall, Deerness, on the lower deck.
THE WAY IT WAS ....August 1974. Loading the "St Ola", at Stromness, for the trip across the Firth, took a little longer in those day...
PAPDALE Early stages on the Papdale housing scheme
PAPDALE Housing and car garages, under construction.
PAPDALE Construction of housing etc. during the 10 months I worked with Graham Smith, for Orkney Builders. ...
Wreck of the Navena Seeking shelter on the north side of Copinsay, from a winter gale, the Aberdeen trawler Navena, stru...
Oil Terminal, Flotta. Date, estimated. A Young Farmers, Club tour of the site, during the early stages of construction.
Oil Terminal, Flotta. Date, estimated. A view of the interior of an oil storage tank, during the early stages of constru...

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