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Building a new pier or extension.

Dont know the date but it must be between 1947 and 1956. [But where?]
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Picture added on 19 February 2008
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Think this looks like the Graemsay Pier?
Anonymous comment added on 22 February 2008
Is this the Graemsay Pier?
Added by Arthur Robson on 22 February 2008
Could it be Gramesay with the Hoy Head nearest the pier and the Orcadia ex. Playfair approaching?.
Added by Fred Johnston on 22 February 2008
Could it be the Hoy pier? I dont think it can be Gramesay, as the land in the background looks too near. I think the ships are definately the Hoy Head and Orcadia and I dont know if they would have been aboot hands ot the building of the Papay pier.

Added by Fred Johnston on 22 February 2008
Graemsay pier ?
Added by Keith Dempsey on 24 February 2008
Graemsay Pier or Rennigal Pier perhaps?

Added by Lee on 25 February 2008
As Alan says the photograph must have been taken between 1947 & 1956. The Orcadia ex Playfair took up the South Isles run in 1947 and the old Hoy Head was scrapped in 1956.
I have been told that the Hoy pier was built in 1961, the Papay pier in 1978, so it must be Gramesay, which was built in 1954.
Added by Fred Johnston on 26 February 2008
Graemsay pier.Very recognisable from the concrete pillars. Just happened to be asking Davy Wishart retired AB of the Hamnavoe a couple of weeks ago about it as he worked as tea boy on its construction and said it was a Glasgow Firm A.A.Stewart who built it and it was 1954/55 they started building it.
Added by Michael Thomson on 27 September 2008
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