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Curslack ashore at Windwick
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Curslack ashore at Windwick

Discharging cargo of timber from the German steamer "Curslack"
ashore at Windwick South Ronaldsay in 1925

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Picture added on 29 October 2008
Curslack of Hamburg, went ashore while on voyage from Danzig to Preston on 26 Nov 1924. Refloated on Jan 13 1925 and towed to the Hope.
Added by Johnny Tomison on 23 November 2008
Is that the cargo stacked up on the right of the photograph, if so its a lot of timber.
I bet some of it is still in use in South Ronaldsay.
Added by John Budge on 24 November 2008
I have found 2 "snaps" taken by my great grandfather, J W Robertson of Lerwick. He was in the salvage business, and salvaged ships from Scapa Flow. I see Curslack was salvaged, and wonder whether anyone knows whether it was JW who salvaged her? I have quite a few "snaps" of salvage at Scapa Flow.
Added by Jane Manson, Bressay, Shetland on 07 September 2016
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