Thursday, 9 June 2016
The hazards of being on board a trawler - in this case the Moray Adventurer - when close to the remotest of the UK's off-shore islands, North Rona, on Monday 16 October 1995. Fire breaks out,
it's aground some 44 miles off the Scottish Mainland and the vessel will remain, pounded relentlessly by seas until, eventually, it will disappear. The photograph below was taken in June 2005.
Scottish Islands Explorer - has been fortunate with steady development
Digital Edition: can be revived anywhere at any time