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The River Ayr (A337), a steam fishing trawler, of Aberdeen, Scotland while under tow for Lerwick after springing a leak, sank at a position approx 16 miles SE by S of the Bard of Bressay.
Norwegian fishing boat Dyrhaug, wrecked on Mousa, in thick fog.
Foundation stone of Gilbert Bain Hospital laid by Robert Ollason, Chairman of the Hospital Board of Management.
Jo Grimond returned with 64.1% of the votes.
Turnout was 18,861. (71.3% of electorate).