The Mother of Trawling

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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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Technical Information (Metadata)
Technical Information (Metadata)
Title Value
Identifier ref 417
Coverage Devon. Brixham
Format duotone printed matter; 210 mm x 149 mm; photograph
Language en-uk
Publisher Torbay Library Services
Rights Torbay Library Services
Source Torbay Library Services
Subject Maritime. Fishing. Brixham
Type Image
Keywords fish cow town boat building