The county of Fife or as it is known locally the Kingdom of Fife can boast of a number of notable mariners some of whom are mentioned here:

Admiral Samuel Greig of the Russian Imperial Navy -Inverkeithing
Captain F. L. Maitland who ensured Napoleonís surrender - Rankeillor.
Dr. James Guthrie naval surgeon. -Newburgh
Admiral Adam Duncan of Camperdown -Dundee
Print sea battle -off St.Andrews