Loading whale boat film, Mt. Desert, ca. 1940

Contributed by Northeast Historic Film


The title on the home movie of fishing around Mt. Desert reads "50 bushel to a whale boat," and shows the process of loading a boat with herring and moving them onto a "sardine" boat.

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  • Title: Loading whale boat film, Mt. Desert, ca. 1940
  • Creator: Ernest G. Stillman
  • Creation Date: circa 1940
  • Subject Date: circa 1940
  • Location: Hancock County, ME
  • Media: filmstrip, 16mm
  • Local Code: 1289_0009
  • Collection: Ernest G. Stillman
  • Object Type: Moving Image

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Northeast Historic Film
P.O. Box 900, Bucksport, ME 04416

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