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Swimming Gala in Kirkwall Basin
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Swimming Gala in Kirkwall Basin

Picture added on 09 July 2004
Comments:
Its a sad reflection on society that the Basin is too polluted now to safely use for a swimming gala
Added by Ross on 09 July 2004
See my comments re similar picture #243 of this event.
Added by Marion Mcleod on 31 October 2004
The Basin wasn't always very clean when we swam in it.
Added by M.Gibson on 03 July 2009
I mind hearing that my father Tommy Hourston was a regular swimmer at the Kirkwall basin and swam to Shapinsay regular back in the day.
Added by Neil Hourston on 15 April 2014
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