In the windows of The Northlight Gallery, Stromness from today, July 14th to 27th is the exhibition ‘Ships in the Windows’.
Researchers from the University of Exeter have been examining graffiti made by soldiers in an African fort as they watched the seas for approaching ships.
Archaeologists in Norway are excavating for the first time in 100 years a Viking Ship burial in a field in the Halden area.
On 20th September 1967, the liner Queen Elizabeth 2, QE2, was launched at the John Brown & Co shipyard in Clydebank, Scotland.
Here are a few photos of the Cruise Liners visiting Kirkwall Bay this week.
On this day occurred the death in 1869 of John Elder, marine engineer and shipbuilder