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First car off Varagen

First car off Varagen, Houton, 13 August 1989.
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Picture added on 15 December 2010 at 18:30
Did the Varagen sail the south isles first then ? or was it a trial run?
Anonymous comment added on 16 December 2010
She was built for the Gills Bay/Burwick run, but because Burwick was not ready for the maiden voyage,Houton was used instead.
Added by Fred Johnston on 16 December 2010
thanks fred
Anonymous comment added on 17 December 2010
Is that a young Alan Smith i see standing in the Officers Uniform? Alan now being Captain of the Varagen for OIC Orkney Ferries.
Anonymous comment added on 26 December 2010
Yes this is Alan Smith, not so young now.
Added by Moira on 01 January 2011
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