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The old Scilly Isles boat 'Scillonian' which was renamed the 'Syllingar' and ran for a short period in 1985 & 1986 between Kirkwall and Scalloway.
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Picture added on 28 March 2007
I did a few trips on her. She had to come in past Westray on the way to
Scalloway to keep within her legal steaming distanse. Brilliant service. It is because of this boat that we have a service to Shetland today. Shortly after the Sylinger stopped, P&O started a service as it had been proved there was a need.
Added by AllanScott on 10 November 2009
The Syllingar appears here at 4:00 as the Scillonian, also the Orcadia, possibly summer 1970, in some Orkney aerial filming from 30:00 onwards.

Added by Karl Cooper on 18 January 2011
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