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Black and white photographic print
"Trawler "Chirsin" (captured from Germans) used for guarding interned fleet at Scapa, commanded by [Sir Stanley Nicolson of Brough Lodge, Fetlar]".
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1919 The image forms part of an album of World War 1 photographs found in Brough Lodge. It is part of a collection of photographs showing the surrender of the German fleet in the Forth in 1918, and its scuttling at Scapa Flow in Orkney in 1919 at the end of World War 1. Sir Stanley Nicolson of Brough Lodge was a Lieutenant in the Royal Naval Reserve on HMS Resolution during this time and he took this photograph.

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