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Livestock shipping

Date estimated. Looks like a sheep (yow/ram/tup etc.- I don't know) with an aversion to sea travel.
Picture added on 20 September 2005
Could be a gimmer. Looks to be wearing its first ( and probably, last) fleece
Added by Tom Scott on 20 September 2005
The boat is the Shapinsay vessel "Sheena" operated by Willie Nicolson(holding sheep) and his son Alfie picture taken late 50's.
Added by Willie Mackay on 29 December 2005
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