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Whalers in Kirkwall Basin
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Whalers in Kirkwall Basin

Craig has sent in this picture shown to him by his grandfather, Allan Taylor, depicting Nowegian whaling boats.

The date is an estimate, and a more accurate date and reminiscences are sought.
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Picture added on 30 August 2004
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I think these are line fishing boats. Whalers would have had a white/black crows nest and a harpoon gun forward.
Added by IAIN MACIVER on 24 November 2006
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