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Allan Besant

The good old days I remember tankers coming into Lyness in the late fifties and through till 1977. It was great to s...
Bonny Garden A bonny garden when in full bloom. It's on Hoy but where is it at.
Old timer Old American T-AO OILER built in the Second World War along side at LYNESS believed to be the MISSIO...
Former South Isles ferry. This pic must have been taken very shortly after handover.
MV. HOYHEAD A busy day loading goods for the south isles. This would either be Monday or Friday between the hour...
HOY Head and Watchful. Date is a rough guide.
Naming ceremony Longhope lifeboat, looks like the naming ceremony, 27. 05. 71
Building a new pier or extension. Dont know the date but it must be between 1947 and 1956. [But where?]
Coaster SS. WISBECH. Bremner and Co's Coaster WISBECH, 1943 until 1953, broken up 1960. Year is a guess.
Salvage fleet These vessels would belong to Cox and Danks or Metal Industries. Date is again a guess. They also ha...
Neptunia Further to John's pics 7903 NEPTUNIA and survivors, I was given the use of this pic by a chap in the...
Motor Tanker OLJAREN. Motor tanker OLJAREN. Built Gothenburg 1946 finished 1947. Gt. 8,337. after the grounding she w...

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