Orcades Viking of Kirkwall here seen at the Yard Pier in Torshavn in 1998. Built as Heygadrangur on Skala ca 1990.
To many Faeroese she is the symbol of a period with bad governance and megalomania, a period that ended tragically in a human and social crisis.
Heygadrangur was built at Skala Shipyard, Faeroes, in the late 1980'ies, for blue-whiting fishing. It never became a succes on the Faeroes. Sold til Orkney.
Here seen at the shipyard in Torshavn (presumeably 1996?)´
Skala Shipyard used a special construction principle, easily seen on this picture; d
Any of you Orcadians sail on her before she was sold ?
Now Icelandic owned but crewed by Russians and spending a lot of time alongside in Las Palmas.
Built 1991 by P/F Skipamidjan a Skala ( yard No. 111270) Faroe Islands, as the
' Orcades Viking III' to 2003.
' Omega' to 2005.
'Orcades Viking' 2005