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NOAA's Historic Fisheries Collection
Catalog of Images

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Baiting trawls at night in hold of haddock schooner Drawing by H. W. Elliott, 1882
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Setting haddock trawls from schooner under sail; Set at right angles to course of the vessel Drawing by H. W. Elliott and Capt. J. W. Collins
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Fishermen's dories on the rocks at Folly Cove, Cape Ann, Massachusetts Drawing by H. W. Elliott
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Fishermen in dory hauling trawl; a dogfish caught From photograph by T.W. Smillie
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Overhauling trawls in fish-house at Rockport, Massachusetts Drawing by H. W. Elliott
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Mackerel schooner under full sail, bound out Drawing by H. W. Elliott and Capt. J. W. Collins
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The cabin of mackerel schooner John D. Long of Gloucester, Massachusetts Drawing by H. W. Elliott and Capt. J. W. Collins
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Deck plan of mackerel schooner Drawing by Capt. J. W. Collins
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Seine boat; purse davit with blocks; oar-rests Purse weight and purse blocks; bow fittings
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Seine boats in winter quarters at Gloucester, Massachusetts From photograph by T.W. Smillie
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Fig. 1. Diagram showing the different sections of a purse-seine Fig. 2. Diagram showing the form of a purse-seine when spread in the water Drawing by Capt. J. W. Collins
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Mackerel schooner cruising in Massachusetts Bay Lookout on foretop on the watch for schools From photograph by T.W. Smillie
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Lookouts aloft on schooner on the watch for mackerel Drawing by H. W. Elliott and Capt. J. W. Collins
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Mackerel seine-boat and crew "paying out the seine" Drawing by H. W. Elliott and Capt. J. W. Collins
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Mackerel seine-boat and crew pursing the seine Drawing by H. W. Elliott and Capt. J. W. Collins
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Mackerel schooner with crew at work bailing mackerel from the purse seine Drawing by H. W. Elliott and Capt. J. W. Collins
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Mackerel schooner with pocket or spiller shipped at sea Drawing by H. W. Elliott and Capt. J. W. Collins
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Mackerel schooner just arrived from cruise; crew dressing and salting the fish From photograph by T.W. Smillie
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Culling and packing mackerel at Portland, Maine From photograph by T.W. Smillie
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Surf-fishing in boats for mackerel Drawing by H. W. Elliott and Capt. J. W. Collins
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Mackerel jigs and jig molds
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Jigging mackerel over the vessel's rail Drawing by H. W. Elliott and Capt. J. W. Collins
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Gaffing mackerel over the vessel's rail Drawing by H. W. Elliott and Capt. J. W. Collins
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Fig. 1. The old method of of chopping mackerel bait Fig. 2. The modern mackerel bait mill Drawings by H. W. Elliott and Capt. J. W. Collins
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Throwing bait to toll mackerel alongside the vessel Drawing by H. W. Elliott and Capt. J. W. Collins
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Deck scene on mackerel hand-line schooner Jigging mackerel, slatting in the barrel, throwing toll-bait Drawing by H. W. Elliott and Capt. J. W. Collins
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Mackerel packing on shipboard. Fig. 1. Splitting, cleaning, and washing Fig. 2. Pitching, salting, and plowing Drawings by H. W. Elliott and Capt. J. W. Collins
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Mackerel drag-nets set at night off coast of Maine Drawing by H. W. Elliott and Capt. J. W. Collins
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Cape cod mackerel drag-boat lying to at night From sketch by J. S. Ryder
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Dory fishermen picking mackerel gill-nets From photograph by T.W. Smillie
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Old style Chebacco boats drailing for mackerel Drawing by H. W. Elliott and Capt. J. W. Collins
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Angling with poles for mackerel from an old Noank, Connecticut, sloop Drawing by H. W. Elliott and Capt. J. W. Collins
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Diagram showing the catch of mackerel by citizens of Massachusetts, 1804-1881 From Report U. S. Fish Commission, Part IX, 1881
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Sword fishermen in position for action From Report U. S. Fish Commission, Part VIII, 1880
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Methods of swordfish capture in the Mediterranean Sea From Report U. S. Fish Commission, Part VIII, 1880
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Map illustrating geographical distribution and periodical movements of menhaden Also locations of fishing grounds and oil and guano factories in the year 1878 From Report U. S. Fish Commission, Part VI, 1878
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Menhaden steamer Joseph Church Approaching oil and guano factory at Tiverton, R.I. From photograph by T.W. Smillie
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Menhaden steamer William Floyd cruising for fish From sketch by Capt. B. F. Conklin
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Lookouts at masthead of menhaden steamer watching for schools of fish From sketch by J. S. Ryder
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Fleet of menhaden steamers en route to fishing grounds On south side of Long Island, N. Y From sketch by Capt. B. F. Conklin
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Fleet of menhaden steamers on the fishing grounds; seining crews at work From sketch by Capt. B. F. Conklin
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Crew of menhaden steamer surrounding a school with purse-seine From sketch by Capt. B. F. Conklin
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Pursing the seine around a school of menhaden From sketch by Capt. B. F. Conklin
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Menhaden crew at work; pursing of the seine nearly completed From sketch by H. W. Elliott, 1878
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School of menhaden surrounded with purse-seine and fish striking the net From sketch by Capt. B. F. Conklin
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Bailing menhaden from purse-seine into the steamer's hold From sketch by J. S. Ryder
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Menhaden steamer bailing in the catch From sketch by Capt. B. F. Conklin
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Haul-seine fishing for menhaden at Long Island, 1790 to 1850 Setting the seine From sketch by Capt. B. F. Conklin
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Haul-seine fishing for menhaden at Long Island, 1790 to 1850 Hauling the seine on the beach by horse-power From sketch by Capt. B. F. Conklin
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Haul-seine fishing for menhaden at Long Island, 1790 to 1850 Taking out the fish From sketch by Capt. B. F. Conklin

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