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NOAA Photo Library Image - fizh1117

The LOIS G., built in 1957, is a 57 gross ton, 72-foot wooden snapper vessel of the type used in the 1960's fishery. These vessels had ample storage space for ice for long periods at sea. It was not uncommon for them to stay 20 days catching up to 30 thousand pounds or more of mixed species of snappers and groupers.

Image ID: fizh1117, NOAA's Historic Fisheries Collection
Location: Alabama, Mobile
Photo Date: 1961
Credit: NOAA Central Library Historical Fisheries Collection

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