Tay, Dundee

Posted on September 17, 2020 / 5
Listing Type : Defended Commercial Port
Location : Scotland

Dundee on the River Tay was designated in 1905  as a  Class C Commercial Harbour with defences designed to resist attack from unarmoured cruisers and block ships.

Dundee Harbour was of significance and included ship building facilities.  The Dundee area was a major location for the production of jute and flax.  Defence of this harbour was concentrated on Broughty Castle which later included a Submarine Mining Establishment.

 

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