The History of Leith

March 13, 2006

Leith at War

This German aerial photograph was taken on the outbreak of war in 1939 and marked secret.It pinpoints Henry Robb’s Shipyard.
As it turned out only a couple of bombs landed in the docks duting the whole of the war. The Port being very heavily defended against raiders and a boom was placed across the Forth at Cramond.

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