Scapa Flow


Scapa Flow: Bell to toll once again

June 19, 2019

A German battleship’s ship’s bell will return to Orkney to toll once again over the watery graveyard of the world’s biggest single loss of shipping in one day.


Diver pronounced dead following incident in Orkney

April 23, 2019

A 50-year-old man has died following a diving incident in Scapa Flow in Orkney. Concern was raised for the man around 11.30am today. The man was taken to the Balfour Hospital in Kirkwall where he was pronounced dead. A report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal in due course.


Unwell diver rescued off Orkney

December 29, 2016

A diver who became unwell in Scapa Flow was rescued by a lifeboat. The man was taken to hospital in Orkney after complaining of feeling unwell after surfacing. He was rescued by the Stromness lifeboat and returned to a waiting ambulance before being taken to Balfour Hospital in Kirkwall. His condition is currently unknown.