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1950

???? Contibutor, caption, etc. please- Steven
British Steamer BASILISK (1) The British steamer Basilisk was on passage through the Pentland Firth (21/07/50) in thick fog w...
Transferring Cargo. (2) It would seem that the repairs were done by Metal Industries. This was realized by a photograph ...
Mystery Place in Orkney A postcard from my collection. I have never worked out where this is exactly - anybody know? [And c...
St Ola I Crossed the Firth six return sailings per week for 59 years from 1892 - 1951 with few cancellations ...
Contemplation My second cousin Jimmy Johnstone, musician and composer of such works as "The Deerness Jig" and "The...
cheese factory staff Not sure of the date. I only know one name, so I hope someone can name them all
Ministry of Food date is a guess
St Ola at Stromness Harbour St Ola docking at Stromness Harbour. The date is a guess, I have assumed that the bunting is up for ...
Pail and shovel This is my grt. grandfather, James Cromarty Taylor. I am guessing this was taken around 1950, don't...
Burgh Head Stronsay Looking across Hells Mouth towards Burgh Head on a fine day.
Burgh Head Taken at exactly the same place as the last one but on another sort of a day . Now you know why it i...

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