On the 1st of March 1917, HMS Pheasant struck a mine just off Rora Head, Hoy, Orkney.
Weather Forecast: Bright at first then, cloudy with some mist, hill fog
Also a little drizzle with moderate south or southeast winds. Maximum temperature 11 °C.
Weather Forecast: Cloudy with light and patchy rain, drier, brighter later. Windy.
Southwest winds strengthening later. Maximum temperature 15 °C.
‘Who are we remembering ?’
‘Everyone, anyone from every side’ Stuart A. Paterson
National Day of Reflection: Remembering Those We Have Lost To #Covid
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HMS Pheasant #OnThisDay
On 1st March 1917 HMS Pheasant an M Class Destroyer was sunk when it struck a mine, off Rora Head, Orkney.
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A short film of the Remembrance event in Stromness on 14th of November 2021
Weather Forecast: Mainly dry, but rain in evening. Quite windy.
Heavier rain spreads east shortly after dusk. Fresh to strong southerly winds. Maximum temperature 12 °C.
Remembrance in Kirkwall
At the 11th hour of the 11th day of November 2021