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An accident while pearl fishing., August 1954

Track ID : 10849

An accident while pearl fishing. Once, Maggie Stewart's husband was pearl fishing in Balquhidder, in a boat made from old sailcloth. The boat cowped [capsized], and he was trapped underneath and n...

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Incidents involving Shetland fishing boats., 22 August 1982

Track ID : 83996

Contributors :

Unknown Person

Smith, Lenny, 1916-1990 (8272)

Incidents involving Shetland fishing boats. Lenny Smith talks about life in his young days and what a struggle it was to make a living at inshore fishing. He tells of a disagreement that arose on ...

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Animals considered unlucky to the fishing ships., 15 June 1969

Track ID : 109693

Contributors : Gunn, Margaret C. (10020)

Description of various animals considered unlucky to the fishing ships, including rabbits, pigs and hares.

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It was unusual in great line fishing to return without shoot..., August 1971

Track ID : 62671

Fieldworkers :

Unknown Person

It was unusual in great line fishing to return without shooting the lines, even if the fish were not located. Herring boats fished at night, as herring don't rise until after dark. Both herring an...

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A pearl fishing success; anecdotes and reminiscences of trav..., October 1978

Track ID : 55961

A pearl fishing success; anecdotes and reminiscences of travelling in Ireland and playing the pipes for a living. When Alec Stewart was a boy his father was pearl fishing on a wet day. The water w...

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Anecdote about shares in fishing boats and stock market shar..., 1963

Track ID : 13304

Anecdote about shares in fishing boats and stock market shares. The owners of the Locksley, a steam-boat, had two-fifths of the shares and the crew three-fifths. One day a lad in the crew offered ...

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A Shetland fishing crew's drunken escapade., 25 September 1974

Track ID : 76955

A Shetland fishing crew's drunken escapade. When Alec Morrison was at the fishing, one of his crewmates, an old man, had some great stories. Once they were lying at Levenwick, on the East Side, an...

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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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Fishing in sailboats off Yarmouth; anecdote about getting he..., August 1971

Track ID : 61921

Contributors :

Unknown Person

Port, George, 1881- (6704)
Fieldworkers :

Unknown Person

Fishing in sailboats off Yarmouth; anecdote about getting herring after other boats had given up. George Port talks about beating into Yarmouth harbour in a sailing boat. At sea when the nets were...

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Four brothers were lost on the same fishing boat., 05 October 1974

Track ID : 82681

Contributors : Slater, Robert (5877)

Four brothers were lost on the same fishing boat. Fishermen would turn out at one o'clock in the morning to go to sea and might row from Trondra to the other side of Foula. On one occasion, a Full...

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