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NOAA's Historic Fisheries Collection
Catalog of Images

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Stacking frozen tuna on pallets
Oregon, Astoria Bumblebee Co. 1969 September
1251 thumbnail picture
Stacking canned tuna
Oregon, Astoria Bumblebee Co. 1969 September
1252 thumbnail picture
Filling cans with tuna
Oregon, Astoria Bumblebee Co. 1969 September
1253 thumbnail picture
Unloading frozen tuna
Oregon, Astoria Bumblebee Co. 1969 September
1254 thumbnail picture
Weighing frozen tuna
Oregon, Astoria Bumblebee Co. 1969 September
1255 thumbnail picture
Stacking tuna in cold storage room
Oregon, Astoria Bumblebee Co. 1969 September
1256 thumbnail picture
Filling cans with tuna
Oregon, Astoria Bumblebee Co. 1969 September
1257 thumbnail picture
Adding salt to canned tuna
Oregon, Astoria Bumblebee Co. 1969 September
1258 thumbnail picture
Sorting tuna
Oregon, Astoria Bumblebee Co. 1969 September
1259 thumbnail picture
Filling cans with tuna
Oregon, Astoria Bumblebee Co. 1969 September
1260 thumbnail picture
Spot checking cans of tuna at Bumblebee Co. plant.
Oregon, Astoria Bumblebee Co. 1969 September
1261 thumbnail picture
Sorting tuna
Oregon, Astoria Bumblebee Co. 1969 September
1262 thumbnail picture
Tuna canning. Tuna production line at Maryland Tuna Corp.
Maryland, Cambridge 1955 circa
1263 thumbnail picture
Fish canning. Workers at head of production line at Maryland Tuna Corp.
Maryland, Cambridge 1955 circa
1264 thumbnail picture
Tuna canning. Cutting choice albacore tuna into quarters.
Maryland, Cambridge 1955 circa
1265 thumbnail picture
Workers preparing cut choice albacore tuna.
Maryland, Cambridge 1955 circa
1266 thumbnail picture
Tuna canning. Sealed cans of tuna ready for final sterilization process.
Maryland, Cambridge 1955 circa
1267 thumbnail picture
Skinning cooked tuna before packing into cans, columbia River Packing Association.
Oregon, Astoria 1955 circa
1268 thumbnail picture
No. 18. A process sometimes called "butchering." It is actually the process of removing the valuable livers, from which vitamin oils are extracted.
Oregon, Astoria 1955 circa
1269 thumbnail picture
No,. 21. Removing skin adn outer layer of dark meat from precooked tuna. Bones , heads and tails also are removed in this operation.
Oregon, Astoria 1955 circa
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No. 17. Workers about to dump iced tuna into washer-conveyor preparatory to canning.
Oregon, Astoria 1955 circa
1271 thumbnail picture
No. 23. Prepared loins on tray ready for cutting to size to fit cans. Cutting is sometimes done by hand but more frequently by a guillotine-like knife to fill cans properly.
Oregon, Astoria 1955 circa
1272 thumbnail picture
Cleaning cooked tuna for canning.
Oregon, Astoria 1955 circa
1273 thumbnail picture
Gutting tuna.
Oregon, Astoria 1955 circa
1274 thumbnail picture
Skinning cooked tuna before canning.
Oregon, Astoria 1955 circa
1275 thumbnail picture
Skinning cooked tuna before canning.
Oregon, Astoria 1955 circa
1276 thumbnail picture
Putting salt into cans of tuna fish. Columbia River Packing Association.
Oregon, Astoria 1955 circa
1277 thumbnail picture
Brailing bluefin tuna
1278 thumbnail picture
Tuna catch in seine FWS 2229
New England
1279 thumbnail picture
Brailing tuna FWS 2230
New England
1280 thumbnail picture
Preparing to hoist purse rings FWS 2231
New England
1281 thumbnail picture
Deck load of tuna FWS2233
New England
1282 thumbnail picture
Deck load of tuna FWS2234
New England
1283 thumbnail picture
Ready for first hoist FWS 2236
New England
1284 thumbnail picture
Brailing fish FWS 2237
New England
1285 thumbnail picture
Large tune fish on deck FWS2238
New England
1286 thumbnail picture
Coiling line on FWS research vessel OREGON - long-lining for tuna
Gulf of Mexico
1287 thumbnail picture
Coiling line on FWS research vessel OREGON - long-lining for tuna
Gulf of Mexico
1288 thumbnail picture
Yellowfin tuna. Catch on FWS research vessel OREGON.
Gulf of Mexico
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Long-line fishing for tuna from BCF research vessel JOHN R. MANNING
Hawaii
1290 thumbnail picture
Crew of the BCF research vessel JOHN R. MANNING hualing tuna longlines on a rough day in the central Pacific.
Hawaii
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Landing a 120-lb yellowfin tuna on the FWS research vessel OREGON
Gulf of Mexico
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Catching tuna by pole on the BCF research vessel HUGH M. SMITH
Phoenix Islands, Hull Island (Orona Atoll)
1293 thumbnail picture
Skipjack fishing
Mariana Islands, Tinian
1294 thumbnail picture
Landing big-eyed tuna
Hawaii, Kauai
1295 thumbnail picture
Landing a yellowfin tuna on board the BCF research ship UNDAUNTED
British West Indies, St. Vincent Island 1966 winter
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Hawaiian fishermen aboard the Hawaiian sampan BUCCANEER mend bait nets at sea while cruising on the fishing grounds. The fisherman in the foreground wears the straw hat and blue denim kimono traditional in the fishery.
Hawaii, Oahu 1963
1297 thumbnail picture
Fishermen landing a two-pole tuna from a live-bait boat in the eastern tropical Pacific Ocean. Fishing for the largest of Pacific tunas requires four-pole operation.
Pacific Ocean eastern tropical 1963
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Chummer throwing live bait to attract skipjack aboard Hawaiian sampan BUCCANEER.
Hawaii, Oahu
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Bluefin tuna being hoisted aboard the FWS research vessel DELAWARE
Atlantic Ocean western

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