Names of the piers

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image: Mr & Mrs Robert Grieg, Lifeboat Coxswain. photograph: W Hourston

The names of the piers are to some extent fluid. Some are more fixed than others and some have a few names. Often the piers adopt the names of the people who use them and the list of collected names reads like a Stromness census of the past.

diana Stromness Piers & charlotte

Thanks to Norrie and Ros.

Diana has used the letterpress at Solisquoy Printmakers Studio to create a piers text map north to south.

Piers Letterpress comp

Perhaps you have your own names for some of the piers or can add to the list.

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map: Iain Ashman

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