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Royal visit in the 80s


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Picture added on 21 January 2020 at 15:21
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Unless I am mistaken this was 15th May 1981 and was visit of HM the Queen mother and King Olaf V of Norway. The Queen was in Shetland opening Sullom Voe oil terminal. This was when the bomb went off in Sullom Voe.. There is a photo on the internet of Queen mother meeting King Olaf on the Corn Slip Kirkwall
Added by Bill Leslie on 31 January 2020
picture #24059 on this site is relevant.
Added by Ian Hourston on 06 February 2020
I hit the submit button a bit too soon. While relevant to Bill Leslie's comment, picture #24059 must relate to a different occasion: the Queen Mum is wearing blue, not yellow as in picture #28627.
Added by Ian Hourston on 06 February 2020
My dad, Charlie Millar, at the bottom of the steps next to the KCPB.
Added by Agnes Ratter on 11 July 2020
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