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Friday, 29 May 2015
Kenneth Toop (second from right) has died, aged 91. He was a 16-year-old Boy sailor on the HMS Royal Oakthat was sunk in Scapa Flow, with the loss of 834 men, in 1939. He was a stalwart in attending the annual memorial service in Orkney and this photograph, with fellow-survivors, was taken in 2006. Further details appear in The Orcadian.