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St Ola in the Pentland Firth
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CAITHHORZ_CAIMS_PHO055
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Pentland Firth
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CAITHNESS
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unknown
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Caithness Horizons
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654
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ships
ferries
St Ola in the Pentland Firth

In 1892, the “St Ola” began regular sailings between Scrabster, on the Scottish mainland, and Stromness, on Orkney, typically making six return journeys per week, weather permitting. She also called at Kirkwall (Scapa), Hoy and South Ronaldsay.

The 135 foot long vessel was part of the fleet of the North of Scotland, Orkney & Shetland Steam Navigation Company (aka the North Company). She was built in Aberdeen by Hall Russell at a cost of £11,000. She remained on the route until 1951.

This undated photograph shows her sailing west through the Pentland Firth towards Scrabster.

St Ola is the Orkney variation of St Olaf.


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St Ola in the Pentland Firth

CAITHNESS

ships; ferries

Caithness Horizons

Caithness Horizons

In 1892, the “St Ola” began regular sailings between Scrabster, on the Scottish mainland, and Stromness, on Orkney, typically making six return journeys per week, weather permitting. She also called at Kirkwall (Scapa), Hoy and South Ronaldsay.<br /> <br /> The 135 foot long vessel was part of the fleet of the North of Scotland, Orkney & Shetland Steam Navigation Company (aka the North Company). She was built in Aberdeen by Hall Russell at a cost of £11,000. She remained on the route until 1951.<br /> <br /> This undated photograph shows her sailing west through the Pentland Firth towards Scrabster.<br /> <br /> St Ola is the Orkney variation of St Olaf. <br /> <br /> <br /> This image may be available to purchase.<br /> For further information about purchasing and prices please email<br /> <a href="mailto: joannehowdle@caithnesshorizons.co.uk">Caithness Horizons</a><br />