The following is a summary of the arguments of Professor Callum Roberts by Mark Vasey.
Pre 1050 many people ate freshwater fish from our clean flowing well stocked rivers and ponds. Christian religions often prohibited eating fleshy meat becau...
From the book North Sea fishers and Fighters - by Walter Wood 1911
The beam trawl was an apparatus consisting of nine distinct parts. These were the beam, the trawl heads, the ground rope, the bosom, the cod or purse, the draw rope, the runnin...
FISHERMEN'S HAVEN - SHELTER TO BE ERECTED ON COAST OF ICELAND
A fund of about £1000 is being raised at Hull for the erection of a fishermen's shelter on the South Coats of Iceland. Every winter a number of trawlers are wrecked on...
Scarborough Harbour fish landings logbook:
Harbour Fish Statistics September 1962- March 1997 inc. Stone, Value and Dues.
Scarborough Herring Landings. Download pdf here
In late September and October,1883 Scarboroughs fishing community was talking about a new Act of Parliament concerning the fishing industry. Yet more regulations had been put down and the fishermen complained of more bureaucracy. Fines were to be...
Steam Trawler “Ratapiko” SH39
A recent donation by Liz Murphy to the Scarborough Maritime Heritage Centre is a painting of the steam trawler Ratapiko by an unknown artist. The vessel has had an interesting and varied history.
This list of Steam trawlers is taken from the Cyril Prescott volumes in Scarborough Librarys History room. Its not a complete list.
- Pre 1914 *
- 1918-1940 #
- 1945-1963 %
G Alderson Smith (*)
Trawlers and the fishing industry
This page features articles on this website which mention trawlers.
Gallery - Trawlers
Trawlers Gallery The Scarborough Maritime Heritage Centre has a collection of over 50,000 photographs of boats &...
From the book "Filey - a Yorkshire fishing town" by Irene E Allen and Andrew A Todd
THE FISHING HAS BEEN SPOILED BY THE TRAWLING
Most modern fishing is based on the trawling principle, which dates from the 1830's. Prior to tha...