The most recent UK Maritime and Shipping statistics show a drop in seafarers active at sea from 24,240 to 22,510 for the UK Shipping Industry.
Merchant Navy Day, 3rd of September 2018, was marked in Orkney with a wreath laying ceremony at the Kirkwall War Memorial on the Kirk Green.
The Red Ensign flag will fly this Monday 3 September over the Town Hall in Kirkwall
Veterans Breakfast (partners welcome) last Saturday of each month at Eat n Treats cafe.
This was my second breakfast with the Orkney Veterans’ Club. This takes place on the last Saturday of each month. The company and banter is great, the memories of the past come […]