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Men painting boat on one of the Holms
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Men painting boat on one of the Holms

A Tom Kent picture, with date estimated, showing men painting a boat on one of the Holms, with Stromness in the background.

It is fair to say that the fishing fleet has declined somewhat since.
Picture added on 11 February 2005
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Stromness

Hamnavoe Care HomeLondon Zoo seal-acquisition project #16London Zoo seal-acquisition project #15William Papley 1920Stromness harbour with herring fleet. ca 1900Stromness from Brinkie's Brae ca 1900Stromness herring workers ca 1900Stromness, tinker encampmentStromness Pierhead c. 1900Stromness c. 1900