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The Harbour, Kirkwall
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The Harbour, Kirkwall

A Valentines Series postcard posted in 1908.
Picture added on 26 September 2006
That's the first St Magnus at the end of the pier, so the photo can't have been taken later than 1904 when she was sold to Gibraltar owners. On 10th August 1875 she was thought to have set the record for the passage from Lerwick to Kirkwall, leaving at 6.54pm and arriving at ten past two in the morning, a time of 7 hours 16 minutes. Isn't that faster than the St Sunniva did it in P & O's last days?
Added by Paul Sutherland on 05 October 2006
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Walls of Kirkwall Castle?Kirkwall basin before the Kirkwall Hotel was builtD Block former Papdale Halls of ResidenceEast side of Kirkwall from CathedralWest Kirkwall from CathedralPower Station and Peedie SeaComing into Kirkwall Harbour 1960St Magnus 1960 Kirkwall Pierhead 1960 with Cathedral SpireKirkwall Harbour 1960