Shetlopedia - The Shetland Encyclopaedia
- John Leask & Son started by John R. Leask and his son James, as a taxi service with 2 cars. John Leask & Son Website
The Richard Buckley a minesweeper, registered in the U.S.A. sank while engaged in post war mine clearing work approx 36 miles E of Fair Isle.
Author and Journalist Basil Wishart was born.