HY4411 : Kirkwall Quay

taken 32 years ago, near to Hatston, Orkney Islands, Great Britain

Kirkwall Quay
Kirkwall Quay
A car being loaded onto the MV Syllingar. The service operated by Viking Island Ferries only operated for the one season. It was capable of carrying 300 passengers and 14 cars, but was not a RORO so cars had to be lifted into the hold. It sailed from Kirkwall to Scalloway via Westray.

The MV Syllingar was previously the Scillonian II and a full history of the ship can be found at LinkExternal link
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HY4411, 143 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Monday, 5 August, 1985   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 11 March, 2009
Category
Quay   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HY 448 114 [100m precision]
WGS84: 58:59.1915N 2:57.6455W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HY 448 115
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South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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