Purse seining off Swan's Island, 1999

Contributed by Swan's Island Educational Society


Fishermen from Swan's Island were out purse seining. Once the fish have been located the net is put in place. When the fish are in the net, it is drawn up like a purse so the fish can't get out.

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  • Title: Purse seining off Swan's Island, 1999
  • Creator: Philbrook, Sonja
  • Creation Date: 1999
  • Subject Date: 1999
  • Town: Swan's Island
  • County: Hancock
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 24 cm x 36 cm
  • Collection: Islanders at Work
  • Object Type: Image

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Swan's Island Educational Society
c/o Swan's Island Historical Society, POB 86, Swan's Island, ME 04685
(207) 526-4279

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