Fishing Industry

Page link: A typical fishing boat's crew
A typical fishing boat's crew
Photograph of a boat crew, posing for posterity
Page link: Boxing the Catch on Deck
Boxing the Catch on Deck
Photograph of a drifter at sea, boxing the catch on deck
Page link: Catching the Fish - why use drifters?
Catching the Fish - why use drifters?
Picture of a drifter at sea
Page link: Drifters at Gorleston
Drifters at Gorleston
Photograph of herring drifters at Gorleston
Page link: Feeding the Crew - a Modern Day 'Galley Slave'?
Feeding the Crew - a Modern Day 'Galley Slave'?
Picture of a typical galley aboard the boat
Page link: Fishing Vessels in Great Yarmouth Harbour
Fishing Vessels in Great Yarmouth Harbour
Photographs of Fishing Vessels in Great Yarmouth Harbour
Page link: Fishing Vessels Leaving Gorleston Harbour
Fishing Vessels Leaving Gorleston Harbour
Photograph of fishing vessels leaving harbour
Page link: Freezing the Catch, 1950's
Freezing the Catch, 1950's
Picture of slabs of frozen fish being offloaded
Page link: Great Yarmouth Fish Wharf
Great Yarmouth Fish Wharf
Photograph of barrels stacked on Great Yarmouth Fish wharf
Page link: Great Yarmouth Harbour
Great Yarmouth Harbour
Photograph of boats on the South Quay
Page link: Herring drifters at Gorleston
Herring drifters at Gorleston
Photographs of fishing boats on the Yare - early 20th century
Page link: Herring drifters, Great Yarmouth
Herring drifters, Great Yarmouth
Photographs of Scottish steam drifters and other vessels, c1910-1930
Page link: Landing the Catch
Landing the Catch
Photograph showing a typical boat landing its catch
Page link: Mending the Nets - the job of the Beatsters
Mending the Nets - the job of the Beatsters
Photograph showing Beasters mending the nets
Page link: Ocean Rambler
Ocean Rambler
A typical Drifter and Crew
Page link: Pathe News Films of the Great Yarmouth Herring Industry from c.1924 to 1940s
Pathe News Films of the Great Yarmouth Herring Industry from c.1924 to 1940s
Also includes HRH Prince of Wales visit to the herring fleet and the Haven Bridge opening ceremony 21/10/1930
Page link: Scotch Girls 1950's
Scotch Girls 1950's
Photographs of Scotch Fisher Girls
Page link: Scotch Girls Gutting Fish, 1950's
Scotch Girls Gutting Fish, 1950's
Photograph of the Scotch Girls at work
Page link: The Crew
The Crew
Portrait of part of the crew of a drifter
Page link: The Fishing Industry in the 19th Century
The Fishing Industry in the 19th Century
Photograph showing people landing the catch
Page link: The Height of the Season
The Height of the Season
Photographs of drifters in port, showing the amount of fish that could be caught
Page link: The Herring Trade
The Herring Trade
Postcards cashing in on the local fishing industry
Page link: The Winds of Change - changing from sail to steam
The Winds of Change - changing from sail to steam
Photographs showing sailing and steam drifters
Page link: Throwing out and hauling in the nets
Throwing out and hauling in the nets
Photographs of drifters at sea, throwing out and hauling in the nets
Page link: Tower Curing Works
Tower Curing Works
Former use of Time & Tide museum site
Page link: Unloading The Herring
Unloading The Herring
Photographs of fishermen loading the fish into baskets