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Another from the Colin McKay collection this one had "Rien"written on the back does this mean anything to anyone?.

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Picture added on 27 August 2011 at 19:48
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The S.S.Rien was a Norwegian steamship which grounded at Helman Head, South of Wick in 1937. She became a total wreck, but the crew were rescued by a Wick fishing boat.
Added by Fred Johnston on 27 August 2011
Possibly the Norwegian steamer RIEN that went ashore in poor visibility at Helman Head sooth o Wick April 1937, crew saved by a Wick fishing boat but the vessel was lost to the sea
Added by Allan Besant on 28 August 2011
Likely to be the SS Rein, (1176 tons) A Norwegian vessel with a cargo of timber pulp, ran aground at Helman Head, south of Wick on 13 Apr 1937. No crew casualties.
Added by Dave Dawson on 28 August 2011
In French "nothing"!
Added by Barbara Jolly Watt on 29 August 2011
Rien is Norwegian for 'artery' and the name of a lake near Roros.
Added by Leslie Burgher on 29 August 2011
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