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Microsoft data centre sunk off Orkney Islands recovered after two years

Microsoft has recovered a data centre that was sunk off the Orkney Islands back in May 2018 for Project Natick. The container was retrieved from...

Deep-water survey finds shipwreck off the Orkney Islands

A deep-water survey off the Orkney Islands appears to have stumbled across the wreckage of a merchant ship sunk in World War Two by...

Iconic Scapa Flow wrecks sell – but at a bargain-basement price

In a move carefully orchestrated to coincide with the 100th anniversary commemorations of the mass scuttling of the German World War One fleet in...

Scapa Flow – unexploded torpedo found during 100th anniversary week

A Royal Navy bomb disposal team is now in the Orkney Islands after an underwater survey on Saturday (22 June) revealed an unexploded torpedo...
Scapa Flow

Tragedy as diver dies in Scapa Flow

The diving season has got off to a tragic start with the news that a 50-year-old diver has died while exploring the popular dive...

Second Scapa Flow diving fatality in two weeks

Two divers have now died while exploring the popular dive sites of Scapa Flow in the Orkney Islands in the past 11 days, bringing...
Ghost Fishing UK returns to the Orkney Islands

Ghost Fishing UK returns to the Orkney Islands

This week, Ghost Fishing UK will be revisiting Scapa Flow in the Orkney Islands for their annual underwater clean-up project. On 28-29 September, they will...

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