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With the coast of mainland Scotland stretching nearly 7000 kilometres, no Scot lives further than 40 miles from the coast. From transportation, to fishing and shipbuilding, most Scots families will have had an encounter with the sea at some point in their past. Bill Whiteford, genealogist, Professor Bruce Durie and maritime historian, Dr Eric Graham visit Edinburgh to explore our nation's rich maritime history.

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28 minutes

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Mon 6 May 2013 06:03