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Ashore, near Stromness
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Ashore, near Stromness

I don't know anything about this wreck which lay at the shore below the cemetery in Stromness, but any information about it would be welcome.
I arrived in Orkney, for a "holiday" in 1974, staying in Deerness, until I returned to my home in New Zealand, in 1984. I have just got around to converting some of the slides from that time to C.D. so may have a few more to contribute.
Picture added on 24 November 2006
Norwegian Line fisher "Norholmen" came ashore below churchyard about 1968 after striking Braga Skerry. She was built in early 1900s and proved to be made of good stuff - lasting for many years and you can still see parts of bottom plates and engine beds on the beach nearly 40 years later.
Added by W Mackay on 10 December 2006
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Stromness parish

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