Mackerel Plow

Contributed by Davistown Museum


Used for gutting fish. A commonly encountered hand tool on the mackerel seiners of the 19th century.
Size: 7 5/8" long handle, 13/16" cutter.

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About This Item

  • Title: Mackerel Plow
  • Subject Date: 1620 - 1675
  • Media: Curved wood handle with a slate cutter
  • Local Code: TAB1007
  • Collection: Historic Maritime I (1620-1675): The First Colonial Dominion
  • Object Type: Physical Object

For more information about this item, contact:

Davistown Museum
PO Box 346, 58 Main Street #4, Liberty, ME 04949
(207) 288-5126

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