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Picture added on 15 May 2007
Not sailing quite so majestically tonight!!
Added by Erse Aboot Face on 23 November 2007
No, very sadly. A strange comment on the loss of a much-loved ship.
Added by Ian Smith on 25 November 2007
Whilst I don't like to see any ship go down, I really don't agree with the type of "cruise" she was on. How many tons of fuel and oil from her grave are going to pollute one of the last untainted wilds of the planet?
Added by Erse Aboot Face on 25 November 2007
Having been the port agent for this well found and extremely professionally run vessel during many of her calls to Kirkwall over the years, I also was saddened by the tone of that comment. Could it not be a case of nature reclaiming some naturally occuring products through natural means, and perhaps some 'Erse Aboot Face' conclusions!

[Let's call this a draw and stop here! - Steven]
Added by Rob Thomson on 26 November 2007
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West Kirkwall from CathedralPapdale SchoolsBarrier number threeFormer KGSOccidental oil construction siteOccidental oil construction siteFlotta oil terminal under constructionBefore the barriersFlottaHamnavoe coming in, from the air