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Destroyer Itchen on the rocks at Head of Work
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Destroyer Itchen on the rocks at Head of Work

Date estimated- anyone know when this happened?
Picture added on 21 August 2006
1909, according to W S Hewison's "This Great Harbour - Scapa Flow" which has the details. Apparently this was the second time that Itchen had gone aground in Orkney that year, the first being at Scapa.
Added by Paul Sutherland on 22 August 2006
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