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Poignant Tribute

The garden contains a propeller and 2 anchors as well as a monolith memorial and a large wooden... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2018
Josephine J
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Kirkwall, United Kingdom
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Well worth a visit there is a small museum there and the story’s are very moving. After enjoy a... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
Carole A
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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 9 November 2018

The garden contains a propeller and 2 anchors as well as a monolith memorial and a large wooden shed which contains pictures, a roll of those who lost their lives, a cabinet of photographs and mementoes and an array of wreaths. The position, just north...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Josephine J
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Well worth a visit there is a small museum there and the story’s are very moving. After enjoy a walk along the beach

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Carole A
Reviewed 19 September 2018

Having relatives who served in the navy during the war this visit had a special meaning for us. A list of those who served on board the ship is kept in St Magnus Cathedral.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Visited with Canadian family. A well maintained site with fitting tributes with more info inside a wooden hut. Worth a visit

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

Really interesting site with some somber sights with all the dead sailors names posted up and the story of the ships demise. Well worth a visit though.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 18 July 2018

A fitting tribute to those who lost their lives in this tragedy. The information building detailing those who died and the circumstance behind this tragedy is excellent and worth a visit to Scapa Bay to see it.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 14 July 2018

On a lovely beach, full of moving fact of the sailors. a small hut contains many poppy wreaths and comments

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Carol C
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

In Scrap Flow on the 14th October 1939 a German submarine the U 47 sunk HMS Royal Oak with the loss of 833 lives, there memorial is a garden with a propeller & their Navy plaque. Small wooden hut has other memorabilia in it.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Stockers104
Reviewed 24 June 2018

A moving and humbling experience to see the memorial to the 833 Sailors who lost their lives aboard the Royal Oak. The list of names and the memorials to them are moving.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank BDsd
Reviewed 22 June 2018

In Scapa Bay, a beautiful place to visit and recall all of those lives lost in the war to end all wars.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Cedric H
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