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NOAA Photo Library Image - fizh2110

The Soviet factory ship KONSTANTIN SUKHANOV with picker boat. A Soviet factory ship of this class is served by 12 boats which set tangle nets in the Bering Sea for king crab, and three net picker boats complete her fleet. Similar class ships are supplied by up to 20 shrimp trawlers in the Gulf of Alaska.

Image ID: fizh2110, NOAA's Historic Fisheries Collection
Location: Alaska, Bering Sea 56.4 N 162.8 W
Photo Date: 1965 March 23
Photographer: ___ Branson BCF
Credit: NOAA Central Library Historical Fisheries Collection

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