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Aileach, second of two
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Aileach, second of two

Andrew writes:
'Another replica longship, photographed the day after the RNLI towed her into Stromness. You can see the sternpost rudder used instead of a steering oar; the circuitous tiller to it had snapped. Don't mess with Viking naval architecture.'
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Picture added on 04 July 2005
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