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Scrabster is a small settlement on Thurso Bay in Caithness on the north coast of Scotland. It is some 1 12 miles from Thurso, 22 12 miles from Wick and 112 miles from Inverness.

Scrabster Harbour is an important port for the Scottish fishing industry.

During the Second World War, Scrabster harbour was the base for a ferry operation started to carry military explosives to Scapa Flow. Initially running a 40 ft King's Lynn pilotcutter "MERMAID" built in 1908, Antony Bridges maintained the service until 1945.


Far North Line

The nearest railway line is the Far North Line connecting Thurso railway station to Inverness railway station.

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