These photographs are reproduced here courtesy of Orkney Library and Archive Kirkwall.

unknown fishing crew with traditional dress
unknown fishing crew with traditional dress
Alfie Sinclair Stromness
Alfie Sinclair Stromness
Fishermen's huts Yesnaby
Fishermen's huts Yesnaby
Fish Drying Kirkwall
Fish Drying Kirkwall
Flat calm Kirkwall
Flat calm Kirkwall
Landing at Stromness Pier
Landing at Stromness Pier
consignment of OFS lobsters being flown from Orkney
consignment of OFS lobsters being flown from Orkney
Launching at Anderson's yard Stromness
Launching at Anderson's yard Stromness
L3640-3 Alfie Sinclair  Stromness Harbour
L3640-3 Alfie Sinclair Stromness Harbour
K 79 Enterprise_
K 79 Enterprise_
Drying cuithes at Corse Rousay 1930s
Drying cuithes at Corse Rousay 1930s
Catch at Kirkwall Harbour
Catch at Kirkwall Harbour
L322-4 Seine Net Boats from Buckie Stromness
L322-4 Seine Net Boats from Buckie Stromness
L1340-4 Cockle Gatherer
L1340-4 Cockle Gatherer
L1623-3 Man holding 2 lobsters
L1623-3 Man holding 2 lobsters
L2312-3 Floreat 111 James and Robt Stout Linksenss Stronsay L-R Willie Rendall Sydney Swanney Bill S
L2312-3 Floreat 111 James and Robt Stout Linksenss Stronsay L-R Willie Rendall Sydney Swanney Bill S
L3706-3 'Yankees' cod fishing K40 1908
L3706-3 'Yankees' cod fishing K40 1908
L4387-2 children by water pump
L4387-2 children by water pump
L4990-2 Herring at Stronsay
L4990-2 Herring at Stronsay
Crew aboard Annie Jane Peter Wylie, L--R Jimmy Banks Burray,George Laird Burray, John Henderson SR,
Crew aboard Annie Jane Peter Wylie, L--R Jimmy Banks Burray,George Laird Burray, John Henderson SR,
K887 at Pias yard Stromness jpg
K887 at Pias yard Stromness jpg
Launch of K887 from Pia anderson's yard Stromness
Launch of K887 from Pia anderson's yard Stromness
Fishermens cottages Yesnaby jpg
Fishermens cottages Yesnaby jpg
K 905 Three Boys Westray_
K 905 Three Boys Westray_
L6906-4 100 cran catch sweep of sillocks at Hope
L6906-4 100 cran catch sweep of sillocks at Hope
Wm Mainland Saviskail Rousay
Wm Mainland Saviskail Rousay
Herring workers Stronsay
Herring workers Stronsay
Malcolm Laughton, ‘The Roosh’, David Shearer, Double Houses Stromness
Malcolm Laughton, ‘The Roosh’, David Shearer, Double Houses Stromness
Large Cod Papa Stronsay
Large Cod Papa Stronsay
Fishing Boats Westray
Fishing Boats Westray
Beached whales
Beached whales
Fisher girls St Mary's Holm
Fisher girls St Mary's Holm
Mrs Miller & Jessie Chalmers Stronsay
Mrs Miller & Jessie Chalmers Stronsay
North end Stromness
North end Stromness
Gathering spoots
Gathering spoots
Fish drying in the sun Kirkwall
Fish drying in the sun Kirkwall
p370
p370
tk1616
tk1616
tk1540
tk1540
tk1636
tk1636
L3236-3 Bob and John Inkster with B
L3236-3 Bob and John Inkster with B
Herring Industry on the Holms Stromness
Herring Industry on the Holms Stromness
Stromness Pierhead
Stromness Pierhead