The Mother of Trawling
By 1850, Brixham was established as the largest fishery in England with 270 vessels employing 1600 seamen and utilising the crafts of local shipbuilders, sailmakers and ropemakers.
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|Format||duotone printed matter; 210 mm x 149 mm; photograph|
|Publisher||Torbay Library Services|
|Rights||Torbay Library Services|
|Source||Torbay Library Services|
|Subject||Maritime. Fishing. Brixham|
|Keywords||fish cow town boat building|