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A good start anyway
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A good start anyway

My only claim to fame: I was baptised in St Magnus Catherdral by Dr T Crouther Gordon – WW1 pilot who flew seaplanes.

He wrote a book:

Early flying in Orkney: seaplanes in World War One
I have gone downhill a bit since that occasion – which I was not consulted about.
Picture added on 07 December 2011 at 13:58
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Kirkwall

Seaward Quest and Arkh Angell 1999Walls of Kirkwall Castle?Kirkwall basin before the Kirkwall Hotel was builtD Block former Papdale Halls of ResidenceEast side of Kirkwall from CathedralWest Kirkwall from CathedralPower Station and Peedie SeaComing into Kirkwall Harbour 1960St Magnus 1960 Kirkwall Pierhead 1960 with Cathedral Spire