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One of the "new" Earls with the boiler of the Busy bee in the foreground. The Busy Bee caught fire and sank on 9th November, 1924.
Picture added on 10 August 2007
That's funny... I was just thinking of that yesterday, but I thought it was Bumble Bee. It's out Hatston way somewhere, isn't it? I remember being in the car with my brother and Dad, and them trying to point out to me where the wreck was, but I couldn't see what they were pointing at...
Added by Alison Ritchie on 16 August 2007
The full story of the Busy Bee and the Kathleen Annie can be read in Orkney View Magazine, Issue 29, April/ May 1990, page 28.
Added by Sandy on 16 August 2007
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