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Widows & Bairns
During the afternoon of 14th October 1881
Eyemouth lost 129 Fishermen and 20 boats.
Half of its Fishing Fleet in a great storm.
This monument celebrates the 78 widows and 182 bairns left behind.
Their tenacity and endurance rebuilt the community and its fishing industry.
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Jill Watson, East Coast Fishing Disaster Memorial Eyemouth 2016
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East Coast Fishing Disaster Memorial production at Powderhall Bronze 2016
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