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The decline of herring fishing; an attempt to trick buyers., 1953

Track ID : 9750

The decline of herring fishing; an attempt to trick buyers. Charles 'Codlins' Simpson reflects on the joys of herring fishing. You got a twelfth share, free of all expenses, apart from sea-boots a...

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Press-gang anecdotes; a fishing crew missing for six months..., 22 July 1976

Track ID : 86421

Press-gang anecdotes; a fishing crew missing for six months after a tragic storm. Anecdotes about the press gang and where men hid from them. A fishing boat from Brough was the only one of six fr...

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Fishing during the First World War; life on Foula; biographi..., 20 June 1984

Track ID : 96735

Fishing during the First World War; life on Foula; biographical information. The contributor recounts how he first went to the herring fishing in the Lord Kitchener after working in small boats. H...

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Biographical information about Alec Smith, who set up a fish..., 27 November 1976

Track ID : 39581

Biographical information about Alec Smith, who set up a fishing industry in Argentina, and then in Queensland, Australia. Alexander Smith's Uncle Alec and a cousin, George Smith, went from Buckie ...

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The word 'minister' brings bad luck on fishing trip; other S..., 1958

Track ID : 33826

The word 'minister' brings bad luck on fishing trip; other Shetland fishing superstitions. Margaret Umphray and her pal went to the herring one night, and her friend mentioned the word 'minister' ...

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The fishing boat, the Teal Duck, foundered on the South Ness..., 1958

Track ID : 34379

The fishing boat, the Teal Duck, foundered on the South Ness of Foula and was lost with all hands. The fishing vessel, the Teal Duck, had been sheltering on the lea side of the island [Foula] till...

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A witch cursed a fishing boat but the skipper was told how t..., 1959

Track ID : 98377

A witch cursed a fishing boat but the skipper was told how to break the spell. Thomas Tait was the skipper of a sixareen [six-oared boat]. He told the following as a true story. The rest of the cr...

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Fish livers used to calm the sea; portage across Mavis Grind..., 13 October 1970

Track ID : 79351

Fish livers used to calm the sea; portage across Mavis Grind. The crew of a boat once had to throw a massive box of fish livers overboard to calm the sea so that they could get past a baa [submerg...

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A vision saved a fishing boat crew from the storm., 21 September 1975

Track ID : 78527

A vision saved a fishing boat crew from the storm. Mrs Anderson's grandfather was going to Funzie to join his fishing boat and when he was at the Baelans he saw a fleet of boats on dry land. He di...

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Story about a group of Yell men line-fishing at sea., 04 June 1972

Track ID : 85443

Story about a group of Yell men line-fishing at sea.

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