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Something in Kirkwall Bay

[James, I'm assuming this is yours- do you have a caption for it?
Cheers
Steven]
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Picture added on 22 May 2007
Comments:
It's the Orkney trawler Guardian Angell (left) trying to tow the Hull trawler Lancella after she ran aground just off Kirkwall Pier in front of the Mount. She was only aground for a short while before she came off when the tide turned, it was low tide and she came in a bit too close to the shore. I think this is one of my pictures which I took in 1995.
Added by Craig Taylor on 23 May 2007
I think it's the Guardian Angel attempting to pull a Hull registered trawler possibly the Marnatha??.
If I remember correctly the Kirkwall Bay pulled her off eventually.
Added by Ali on 23 May 2007
You are right enough wi the boats Craig, but wrong wi the phtographer, I also have a camera and I took it myself
Anonymous comment added on 23 May 2007
Sorry James, I was thinking you were on the Guardian Angell at the time and I had given you a copy but you would have been on the Arkh Angell now that I think of it. You must have been standing next to me when I took it or pretty close because its the same as the one which I took which was on the front page of the Fishing News, thats what made me think it was one of mine.
Added by Craig Taylor on 24 May 2007
How did I miss this happening? IT'S RIGHT IN FRONT OF MY HOUSE!!!
Added by Alistair Foden on 21 April 2009
look how hatston has changed in the short time however.
Added by G. Spence on 21 January 2012
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