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Gremista winter times 2018 19

Scalloway all set for Shetland Bus events

| Written by Shetland News

Statsraad Lehmkuhl. Photo Chris Brown Statsraad Lehmkuhl. Photo Chris Brown The Shetland Bus sub-chaser Hitra arriving back at Scalloway on Friday morning. Photo: Saro Saravanan The Shetland Bus sub-chaser Hitra arriving back at Scalloway on Friday morning. Photo: Saro Saravanan THE RESTORED Shetland Bus sub-chaser Hitra and the Norwegian tall ship Statsraad Lehmkuhl arrived at Scalloway harbour on Friday morning for a weekend of events to commemorate the wartime operation linking the isles with Nazi-occupied Norway.

Their visits mark 75 years since the Shetland Bus operation suffered heavy losses in 1943 during the Second World War.

Full report to follow later today.

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