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The First Era of Massive Improvement
The Ports of the Forth and Tay and
The Last Age of Massive Dock Development
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Alloa Arbroath Baltic Bo'ness boats boom Broughty Ferry built Burntisland Caledonian canal cargo Carron Carron Company Clyde coal exports coal ports coast of Scotland coastal shipping collieries commissioners construction cost decline Dundee Harbour Dundee's Dysart early east coast East Neuk economic Edinburgh engineering expansion extensive Eyemouth feet ferry Fife firm Firth Firth of Tay fishery fishing flax Glasgow Grangemouth Granton growth hinterland imports improvement Inverkeithing iron jute Kirkcaldy late eighteenth century legislation Leith Dock Commission linen linked London Lothian major manufacture merchants Methil Montrose Newhaven nineteenth century North British North British Railway Old Statistical Account Perth pier produced quays rail railway revenue river Rosyth royal burghs sailing ships Salvesen Scotland Scots Scottish shipbuilding shipowners Shipping Company shipyards shore significant smaller ports specialised steam steamers steamship substantial Tayport Tayside tidal harbour tide timber tonnage tons town council vessels Wemyss whaling wharf yards