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NOAA's Historic Fisheries Collection
Catalog of Images

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The Soviet SRT KANSK, AT1-0415, a small side trawler completing a haul. This vessel delivered its catch to the factory ship ARKTIKA which was nearby. 57 11 N, 151 21 W.
Alaska, Kodiak Island 1973, February 9
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The Soviet side trawler V. BIKOVSKII, T1-0574, fishing off Kodiak Island. The catch on deck is mostly flounder. This vessel is about 128 feet in length. 57 11 N, 151 21 W.
Alaska, Kodiak Island 1973, February 9
1602 thumbnail picture
UR Yana Class cargo vessel.
North Pacific Ocean
1603 thumbnail picture
Deck load of flatfish on SRT KRILON. Halibut visible. 57 06 N, 151 34 W.
Alaska, Kodiak Island 1973 March 1
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Soviet factory ship receiving area. Flounder and pollock fishing off Kodiak Island.
Alaska, Kodiak Island 1973 February 9
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USCGC MUNRO towing Soviet SRTM ARMATURSHCHIK to Kodiak after apprehending violating the CFZ off Lighthouse Rock.
Alaska, Kodiak Island 1974 February 6
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Russian side trawler RAZDAN, a Mayak class SRTM. The stern is modified for seining. 178 feet long and 929 gross tons, these ships are in the groundfish, herring, and shrimp fisheries of Alaska. 54 22 N 166 39 W .
Alaska, Alaska Peninsula 1973 September 17
1607 thumbnail picture
CGC STORIS underway in ice to BMRT KOLYVAN which is stuck in the ice.
Alaska, Bering Sea 1972 January 19
1608 thumbnail picture
Soviet factory ship preparing to receive catch from small catcher boat.
1975 circa
1609 thumbnail picture
Soviet passenger vessel preparing to deliver a new crew to a trawler.
1975 circa
1610 thumbnail picture
Russian fishery inspection vessel, FLOOTINSPEKTSIYA 05 is a standard Mayak Class SRTM used exclusively as a patrol ship. The black hull and orange house differentiate SRTM's used as patrol ships from the SRTM's in the fishing fleet which are usually light gray or white. 54 08 N, 162 47 W .
Alaska, Alaska Peninsula 1974 October 4
1611 thumbnail picture
A NMFS fishery biologist examines sablefish caught by one of the collapsible steel mesh traps used in the new fishery.
Alaska 1973 circa
1612 thumbnail picture
Sablefish on deck (Anoplopoma fimbria )
Alaska 1973 circa
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A nice catch of sablefish made by one of the experimental cylindrical traps employed in the development of the present system. Such traps were attractive to fish, but proved to be too fragile in prolonged use.
Alaska 1973 circa
1614 thumbnail picture
Sailfish (common swordfish) from drawing. (Histiophorus gladius)
1615 thumbnail picture
Pink salmon (Oncorhynchus gorbuscha)
1616 thumbnail picture
Salmon cannery and herring reduction plant
1617 thumbnail picture
The grader of the salmon is at the top of the shutes. The grader must be fast and unerring in judgement and is one of the most important workers in the cannery.
Oregon, Astoria
1618 thumbnail picture
Sketch of the Pacific Coast's first salmon cannery, constructed in Sacramento in 1864, was prepared for the "Pacific Fisherman" magazine in 1903. The artist worked under the direction of C. W. Hume, one of the founders of the cannery.
1619 thumbnail picture
Fish heads and tails will be boiled to extract oil which is used in packing salmon and has a high vitamin content.
1955 circa
1620 thumbnail picture
Floating salmon cannery Santa Flavia.
Alaska, Bristol Bay 1939
1621 thumbnail picture
Cans of salmon going into the racks in which they will be put into retorts for cooking.
Oregon, Astoria
1622 thumbnail picture
Brailing salmon
Alaska, Icy Straits 1967
1623 thumbnail picture
Hoisting the fish from the fish hold to the grading platform located dock-side.
Alaska, Ketchikan 1956 August 16
1624 thumbnail picture
Deck view of fish hold on commercial salmon trolling boat.
Alaska, Ketchikan 1956 August 16
1625 thumbnail picture
Salmon seiner drumming in the net. Note seine skiff holding vessel off the net.
Alaska, Icy Straits 1967 August
1626 thumbnail picture
Salmon seining in the Icy Straits area.
Alaska, Icy Straits 1967 August
1627 thumbnail picture
Indian fishermen repairing their nets. The salmon run was on and the fishermen caught salmon and sold them to commercial canneries.
Oregon, Celilo Falls 1950 circa
1628 thumbnail picture
Salmon troller fishing
1629 thumbnail picture
Salmon troller fishing
1630 thumbnail picture
Seine skiff setting the net
1631 thumbnail picture
Salmon purse seiner
1632 thumbnail picture
Salmon trollers
1633 thumbnail picture
BCF vessel MURRE II
1634 thumbnail picture
Gangions used in salmon longlining
1635 thumbnail picture
Preparing lines for salmon longlining
1636 thumbnail picture
Setting buoy to mark end of salmon longline
1637 thumbnail picture
Recovering salmon longline
1638 thumbnail picture
Gill net operation - removing salmon from gillnet
1639 thumbnail picture
Retrieving gill net used in salmon fishing
1640 thumbnail picture
Hauling net with power block on salmon purse seiner
1641 thumbnail picture
Salmon troller
1642 thumbnail picture
Preparing bait for salmon trolling
1643 thumbnail picture
Placing bait on hook for salmon trolling
1644 thumbnail picture
Hauling in a salmon caught by hook and bait on troller
1645 thumbnail picture
Salmon trollers at Newport.
Oregon, Newport, Yaquina Bay 1951 July
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Salmon trollers at Newport.
Oregon, Newport, Yaquina Bay 1951 July
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Salmon troller
Alaska, Clarence Strait 1955 June
1648 thumbnail picture
Trolling boat THELMA
Alaska, Ham Island, Ketchikan area 1951 March 26
1649 thumbnail picture
Humpback and dog salmon being unloaded at the False Pass Cannery.
Alaska, False Pass

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