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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
Comments:
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

Harvest time in Birsay, Upper GrindallyBirsay from the Brough, with Joe MatchesKirkwall City Pipe Band on board shipWell-heeled mermaidHarvest Time, Orkney postcardBishop Graham's house, StromnessAnnie Shearer Grayson, StronsayFrom Brinkies Brae, 1970View over Stromness pierhead 1950s and now.Robert Sinclair and Barbara Leslie