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Port Dunbar
Port Dunbar
Alexander Bain, Port Dunbar,
William Bain, Port Dunbar,
Robert Bremner, Balaclava,
025 Applies to a small [harbour] adjoining 'Scalesburn', It is formed by a strong Quay of masonry on the East side bending [slightly] inwards, completing the extent of the name on this side. There is a good breast wall on the [inside] and loose boulders, lying out from the west end nearly meeting the point of the Quay, maKing a sandy bay between it and the land. Used chiefly by fishing boats, also larger craft for the export of herrings. This name is also applied to a number of houses. fronting the shore being the propy [property] of Sandison & Bain, Port Dunbar

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