On the 1st of March 1917, HMS Pheasant struck a mine just off Rora Head, Hoy, Orkney.
Also a little drizzle with moderate south or southeast winds. Maximum temperature 11 °C.
Southwest winds strengthening later. Maximum temperature 15 °C.
‘Everyone, anyone from every side’ Stuart A. Paterson
Today, 23rd March 2022, marks the second ‘Day of Reflection’, as we remember all those who have lost their lives to Covid
On 1st March 1917 HMS Pheasant an M Class Destroyer was sunk when it struck a mine, off Rora Head, Orkney.
Harry Sultan was born in Hull on the 21st of February 1893 into a hard working family.
A short film of the Remembrance event in Stromness on 14th of November 2021
Heavier rain spreads east shortly after dusk. Fresh to strong southerly winds. Maximum temperature 12 °C.
At the 11th hour of the 11th day of November 2021