Shetlopedia - The Shetland Encyclopaedia
- Introduction of Shetland Islands Premium Stallion Scheme
- New pier built at Billister, in North Nesting.
The Russian trawler SRT661, grounded on Spoo Ness, north of Bluemull Sound.
The Town Council of Måløy, Norway, decided to ask Lerwick to be their friendship town.
Hamnavoe pier has its official opening.
Swedish cargo vessel Samba wrecked on Ness of Sound. Coxwain John Sales, Lerwick Lifeboat, was awarded a Bronze Medal for saving 5 men from the vessel.