Shetlopedia - The Shetland Encyclopaedia
- The Uyeasound Lighthouse was first lit.
- The Shetland Herring fleet numbered 46 vessels.
Order placed for first new modern fishing vessel to be built at Howarth's Yard in Scalloway. Cost to be £6000. ( m/v "Enterprise")
- Aberdeen Savings Bank opens Lerwick branch.
- Mr John H. Spence, appointed as first Shetland Director of Education.
The first post-war Lerwick Regatta took place, with 107 entries