The Scapa Flow Museum is impressive and is a must see for visitors to Orkney and islanders.
John Garrioch & Admiral Alexander Graeme
Admiral Graeme was appointed Commander-in-Chief, The Nore in June 1799. He is buried in Greyfriars Kirkyard Edinburgh, Image Stephen Dickson
Operation Grapple #OnThisDay
On 15th of May 1957 Great Britain tested its first hydrogen bomb near Christmas Island in the Indian Ocean
Audiobook Review: Mr Midshipman Hornblower by C.S Forester
The first book begins with Hornblower as a seventeen year old midshipman.
Harry Sultan: Remembering the Men of HMS Pheasant 1917 #LestWeForget
Harry Sultan was born in Hull on the 21st of February 1893 into a hard working family.
More Images From The Freedom of Orkney Ceremony
The Royal Navy Northern Diving Group were awarded the Freedom of Orkney at a ceremony on Friday 9th of July 2021.
WATCH The Royal Navy Northern Diving Group Receiving The Freedom Of Orkney
A film of the Freedom of Orkney ceremony to the Royal Navy Northern Diving Group
Stromness Stirs to the Skirl of the Pipes & the Beat of Drums
The Royal Navy Northern Divers Group was in Orkney to receive the Freedom of the islands.
Display By Royal Navy Northern Diving Group
Thursday, 8th of July, saw a display of diving equipment set up by the Royal Navy’s Northern Diving Group outside the Cathedral.
“I realised it would be a Herculean task to climb those huge cliffs, my body numbed and drained of energy. “
“I realised it would be a Herculean task to climb those huge cliffs, my body numbed and drained of energy. ” 228580 Leading Seaman William Cashman,