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SS Earl Thorfinn

Old postcard.
Picture added on 14 September 2015 at 00:05
Comments:
Wonder why the bow is so high out of the water?

[Planing! - Steven]
Added by W Watters on 07 October 2015
This possibly shows the Earl Thorfinn arriving in Kirkwall for the first time when newly built. The bunting suggests a special occasion, and a lack of cargo would presumably explain the height out of the water.
Added by Paul Sutherland on 09 October 2015
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