"The Docks, Bo'ness"

Maker
Unknown
Production date
Circa 1920
Description
View of the Docks with a large capstan in the foreground. Steamships line the quay, the nearest being the SS Aggersborg. A small sailing ship with a square-rigged foremast and fore-and-aft rigged mainmast (a brigantine) lies alongside one steamship
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Department
Maker
Production date
Circa 1920
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Subject notes
Bo'ness Harbour was tidal which made it inconvenient for the loading and unloading of ships. The non-tidal dock was built in 1881 and provided 730 metres of quay wall. The dock gates were opened for the passage of ships twice a day, at high tide.
Accession number
P13600

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