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Remembering HMS Hood

80 years since the loss of HMS Hood

On May 21st it will be exactly 80 years since HMS sailed from Scapa Flow on her final voyage. Three days later she was sunk by the Bismarck in a sequence of events that led to the end of the [...]

May 7, 2021 NEWS, Online events: Remembering HMS Hood
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75 years of the Churchill Barriers

Tuesday 12 May is the 75th anniversary of the opening of the Churchill barriers that link Burray and South Ronaldsay to the Orkney mainland via Lamb Holm and Glimps Holm. The current situation has postponed a programme of events to [...]

May 11, 2020 Spring Issue 2020

James Petrie Chalmers – Pioneer of Vision

He was born in Tankerness and worked at The Orkney Herald, and he went to America in search of opportunity. And when he died in 1912, his funeral in New York was attended by many leading names in the film [...]

February 7, 2016 People Past & Present