Shetlopedia - The Shetland Encyclopaedia
The Accord (LK775), a GRP hulled motor fishing vessel, two crew, of and from Unst on an inshore fishing trip, presumed foundered with the loss of both on board in the vicinity of Herma Ness, after she failed to return to port, and no trace of her could be found.
Fair Isle South Lighthouse was automated. It was the last manned lighthouse in Scotland.
Coastguard Rescue helicopter Oscar Charlie completed its 1000th mission, during which 1,169 people have been rescued.
BBC Radio Shetland's new studio in Pitt Lane was opened.