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Old 21st October 2017, 18:51
johnvoe johnvoe is offline  
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Summer herring season Lerwick 1984

Trying to figure out from Lerwick port records what vessels were involved in the summer herring season 1984. The pursers are easy to find but the smaller boats are difficult (for me!) to know if whitefish or herring and wondered if anyone on here could help. I have Dayspring Fr306, Ocean Crest Fr217, Accord Fr262, Replenish Bf382, Uberous Fr50, Modulus Fr272, Radiant Way Fr234, Maureen June Pd363, Scottish Maid Bf317 and Spes Melior Pd397. These all shown as arrivals during the herring season but the harbour records don’t note whether on whitefish or herring. Finally if any of these were fishing herring would it be by trawling / pair trawling. Thanks John

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