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St Rognvald aground at Burgh Head Stronsay 24-4-00
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St Rognvald aground at Burgh Head Stronsay 24-4-00

From the Tom Kent collection. Anyone know whether the ship survived this? It looks fairly stricken.
Picture added on 29 April 2005
She ran aground at 6am on 24th April 1900 in dense fog during her run between Lerwick and Kirkwall. All 70 passengers escaped, some still in night attire Her consignment of animals all drowned apart from one pony that swam ashore. Nine years previously she had ran aground on the Head of Work. Burgh Head is her resting place.
Added by Lindsay Reid on 30 April 2005
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