In the summer of 1985 the MV Syllingar sailed from Kirkwall to Scalloway via Westray. The service operated by Viking Island Ferries only operated for the one season. It was capable of carrying 300 passengers and 14 cars, but was not a RORO so cars had to be lifted into the hold.
The MV Syllingar was previously the Scillonian II and a full history of the ship can be found on the Hearts of Oak website.
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