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File:Rockall Union flag hoisted 1955.jpg


English: Lt. Cdr. Scott RN raises the Union Flag over Rockall on 18th September 1955, with the words, "In the name of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Second, I hereby take posession of this Island of Rockall."
To the left stands Royal Marine Commando Cpl. Alexander A. Fraser
Date 18 September 1955
Source Fisher, James (1957) [1956] Rockall, London: Country Book Club Originally Royal Navy
Author Admiralty photographer
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