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The Leith Tartan was created by Kinloch Anderson to commemorate the 1995 Cutty Sark Tall Ships Race. The tartan is based on the sett of the Robertson tartan to which the name Robb belongs. From the early part of the 20th century up until 1983, Henry Robb Ltd were the Port of Leith's largest shipbuilders and significant employers of Leithers. The symbolism of the colours used in the Leith Tartan is Ancient Blue and Navy to represent the sea and maritime connections. Royal Blue for the visit of King George IV in 1822 and the presence of HRH Princess Royal to launch the Race. Green signifies the association with Leith Links, the original site of the game of golf and Claret Red recalls the renowned wine trade in the Port of Leith.

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