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Stromness Harbour

Earl of Zetland in Stromness,(date is a guess). Was this after her P&O Days, or was she deputising for the St Ola? But she would be at the wrong pier for that?
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Picture added on 28 January 2008
Pole Star in the back ground and the Hoy Hills - makes a super photo.
Added by Barbara on 29 January 2008
Must be about 1974 when she was working as a dive support ship during the building of the SPM moorings for Flotta terminal. Think she was called the Celtic Surveyor, and remember two divers were drowned in the pipeline when she was on station.
Added by Kenny Fraser on 04 August 2008
late 75 probably more accurate. ship inside her would have been "Aldanny" or "Albenny" which were coasters chartered to take construction material to Flotta from Peterhead and other places.
Supply vessel stern in foreground possibly "Sea Viking" owned by Bugge of Tonsberg which served the Micoperi crane barge used on SPM construction.
Added by W Mackay on 01 April 2011
Kenny fraser quite correct other than date which was prob 1975. I left school and worked on her along with a few other Orcadians for a Summer.
Added by Peter MacDonald on 17 October 2021
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