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Elliot Junction rail accident kills 22 and injures 24 28th December
The Tay Bridge disaster
Sinking of HMS York spurs the building of Bell Rock lighthouse 26th December
The Stotfield fishing disaster 25th December
Flying Phantom sinks on the Clyde 19th December
Helicopter collides with Bell Rock lighthouse 15th December
Castlecary rail crash kills 35 10th December
Inverythan rail accident kills eight 27th November
Paisley canal disaster kills 84 10th November
SS Seniority sinks after running aground 8th November
US and Soviet submarines crash in Scottish waters 3rd November
Tay Bridge designer dies of anxiety 30th October
Five killed as stalled train and express collide 22nd October
Nuclear submarine runs aground off Skye
Shopping street explodes in Clarkston, killing more than 20 21st October
Trains collide at Glasgow Queen Street station 12th October
SS Rowan is rammed and sunk 8th October
500 killed as ships collide off Islay 6th October
Kirtlebridge rail crash kills 12 2nd October
Doomed ferry Princess Victoria is launched at Dumbarton 27th August
Donbristle mine collapse kills eight 26th August
The Meikle Ferry disaster kills 99 passengers 16th August
Passengers killed when train hits a cow 30th July
Crown jewels lost when ferry sinks in the Firth of Forth 10th July
Hundreds killed as battleship sinks in Scapa Flow 9th July
Piper Alpha oil platform is destroyed by fire 6th July
SS Daphne sinks upon launch, killing 124 3rd July
Scottish-built SS Norge sinks close to Rockall 28th June
Landslide derails train at Falls of Crachan 6th June
Dozens of miners killed at Udston Colliery 28th May
Hundreds killed in the Quintinshill rail disaster 22nd May
Eliza Fraser is shipwrecked off Australia 21st May
French destroyer destroyed in the Firth of Clyde 30th April
Seven killed in the Paisley Rail Crash 16th April
SS St Sunniva wrecked off Shetland 10th April
Stand collapse kills 25 at Ibrox Park 5th April
The River Dee ferryboat disaster
Firemen are killed at a whisky bond house explosion 28th March
Penmanshiel rail tunnel collapses 17th March
Two commuter trains crash in Glasgow 6th March
HMS Goldfinch is wrecked off Orkney 19th February
More than 100 sailors killed in the Battle of May Island 31st January
Bo’ness rail crash kills 16 and injures 28 27th January
Climbers killed in Buachaille Etive Mòr avalanche 24th January
Crude oil tanker grounded off Shetland 5th January
Freight train derails at Carrbridge 4th January
Stornoway harbour shipwreck kills 200 soldiers 1st January