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Respect to those gone before


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Picture added on 16 November 2007
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This photograph taken on the day the new Longhope Lifeboat came home . All the lifeboats came into Ousna Bay below the kirkyard and lowered there flags as a mark of respect to the men who lost there lives in 1969 on the service to the SS Irene,
This was a most moving gesture by so many lifeboats, some of there crews not born at that time but shows how our heritage of all things in Orkney will be remembered forever.

Added by John Budge on 07 December 2007
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John Johnston’s Parish of Walls war tokenJohn Johnston’s Parish of Walls war tokenRackwick, HoyBurnmouth Cottage, Rackwick, HoyBurnmouth Cottage, Rackwick, HoyHoy hills with Hall of ClestrainRackwick beachCreel boat returning home to BrimsAt Longhope Lifeboat MuseumLonghope Lifeboat Museum from the Thomas McCun