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Fife, Malcolm - Edinburgh's Leith Docks 1970-80: The Transition Years - 9781445662565 - V9781445662565
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Edinburgh's Leith Docks 1970-80: The Transition Years

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Description for Edinburgh's Leith Docks 1970-80: The Transition Years Paperback. Malcolm Fife explores Leith Docks between 1970 and 1980. Num Pages: 96 pages, 180. BIC Classification: 1DBKSC; 3JJPL; HBTM; WGG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 165. .
Leith has been Edinburgh's main port since the Middle Ages. It is one of the oldest harbours in the country, dating back to the twelfth century. Modern Leith docks took shape in the nineteenth century with the construction of stone quays and breakwaters. The late 1930s saw a further major expansion of the docks with the building of the Western Breakwater, greatly expanding the area of the port. After the end of the Second World War, however, there was a gradual decline in the number of cargo ships being handled at Leith. It was bypassed by the container revolution which ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Amberley Publishing
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
Number of Pages
96
Place of Publication
Chalford, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781445662565
SKU
V9781445662565
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 5 to 9 working days
Ref
99-41

About Fife, Malcolm
Malcolm Fife has written a number of illustrated articles for both aviation and shipping magazines, and has compiled several books on airfield histories, as well as a guide to Scottish First World War aerodromes.

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