"The Harbour, Bo'ness"

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Circa 1910
View of Bo'ness Dock. A ketch with two masts fore-and-aft rigged is moored to the dockside. It is the 'Gluckauf', registered in Lubeck, Germany. Larger steam-powered tramp ships are moored further along. On the far side is a three-masted sailing ship.
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Production date
Circa 1910
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.
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