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Did you know that Fraserburgh is Europe’s largest shellfish port? In 2008 it landed over 12000 tonnes of shellfish - prawns and king scallops especially important there. Fraserburgh is likewise the largest pelagic fishing port (fish not caught near the sea-bed) in Europe, accounting for on average 40000 tonnes of whitefish a year. Accordingly fishing and related processing employ roughly 60 per cent of the town’s working population.

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The Bank of England becomes Insolvent - 1797, First £1 Note Issued - 1797, First Grand National - 1839, Heroic HMS Birkenhead Sinks - 1852, Churchill Announces British Atom Bomb - 1952, Shelton Hospital Fire - 1968, Barings Bank Collapses - 1995
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