On Sunday 25th of April, 1937, James Conboy was killed when he fell from the top of one of the oil tanks . A jury led inquiry was held to establish how James Conboy had died and if anyone was to blame.
Worthington Simpson was one of the great engineering companies of that era, providing mainly pumping machinery.
Orkney’s recently re-opened Scapa Flow Museum has been shortlisted for the Art Fund Museum of the Year 2023 award.
The Scapa Flow Museum is impressive and is a must see for visitors to Orkney and islanders.
“Home By Christmas. That’s what they said during the war. In the Middle East, in Burma, in P.W. camps everywhere”
On 21st of June 1919 the German High Seas Fleet was scuttled in Scapa Flow, Orkney
Hoy, is the most dramatically spectacular of the inhabited islands of Orkney.
SNP candidate for Orkney and Shetland Robert Leslie has condemned the refusal of the Ministry of Defence to pay for the clean-up of an oil spill
“We were taken from the ore-bed and the mine”
As we approach the 80th Anniversary of the sinking of HMS Royal Oak, we visited The Orkney Museum’s exhibit of remembrance.