W.S. Hewison

Author

W.S. Hewison was born in the Midlands of an Orkney family who moved back north when he was sixteen. He joined the Territorial Army in 1938 and later served in the Royal Artillery in the Midlands and the Royal West African Frontier Force in India and Burma. After the war he joined the editorial staff of The Orcadian, where he worked until his retirement in 1983. He wrote a number of books and articles on Orkney. He died in 2001.

W.S. Hewison was born in the Midlands of an Orkney family who moved back north when he was sixteen. He joined the Territorial Army in 1938 and later served in the Royal Artillery in the Midlands and the Royal West African Frontier Force in India and Burma. After the war he joined the editorial staff of The Orcadian, where he worked until his retirement in 1983. He wrote a number of books and articles on Orkney. He died in 2001.

Books

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    Known by mariners since Viking times as a safe anchorage in notoriously savage waters, Scapa Flow is the seaway that runs between the Orkney mainland and the island of Hoy. As the northern base of the Royal Navy and Allied fleets in two world wars,...