Seining herring, Lubec, ca 1940

Contributed by Lubec Historical Society

Description

This man is loading herring on a sardine carrier boat using a dip fish net. The canvas over the gunwale helps slip the load on board. The location of this photograph is Lubec’s Boot Cove.

As the fishing industry grew in Lubec larger boats with hydraulic powered cranes for harvesting were used, but in the older days it was all muscle.

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About This Item

  • Title: Seining herring, Lubec, ca 1940
  • Creation Date: circa 1940
  • Subject Date: circa 1940
  • Local Name: Boot Cove
  • Town: Lubec
  • County: Washington
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 96 cm x 76 cm
  • Local Code: 622 jpg
  • Object Type: Image

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For more information about this item, contact:

Lubec Historical Society
135 Main Street, Lubec, ME 04652

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