Poignant commemorations are to take place in Orkney to mark the 50th anniversary.
A man was rescued in the early hours of this morning after going overboard near the Crockness peninsula on Hoy in Orkney.
Two Orkney lifeboats and a helicopter carried out a large sea search after an emergency signal was received - only for the call to prove a false alarm.
Two Orkney lifeboats were needed to rescue a stricken trawler with six people on board in a mammoth operation in poor weather off the islands.
A major search operation is still underway after an upturned vessel was spotted in the North Sea.
A north-east port has its lifeboat back after more than a year being served by a temporary vessel.