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Fish ‘N’ Ships: Volume 2

Synopsis
Three films showing the the fishing industry in Grimsby and Hull during its heyday in the half century up to the 1970s.
Part 1: Follows a giant freezer trawler, one of the then mighty Ross fleet from Grimsby, on a trip to Icelandic waters during the early 1960s. Shows in detail life and fishing as it was on board then for thousands of men.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video; Videocassette. VHS. b&w/col. 43 min.
Year of production
1987
Availability
Sale; 1995 sale: £35.25 (inclusive)
Documentation
Part 3: A film make in the the early 1960s for the Grimsby fishing industry, extolling the virtues of becoming a fisherman. It is ironic in view of what was to happen to the industry in the next 20 years, but there are many shots of Grimsby as it was.
Subjects
History
Keywords
fishing communities; fishing industries; Grimsby; Hull; local history

Sections

Title
Trawler captain
Synopsis
Part 1: Follows a giant freezer trawler, one of the then mighty Ross fleet from Grimsby, on a trip to Icelandic waters during the early 1960s. Shows in detail life and fishing as it was on board then for thousands of men.

Title
Fishing 1920s’ style

Title
Career in trawl fishing, A

Production Company

Name

Praxis Films Ltd

Distributor

Name

Praxis Films Ltd

Phone
01472 398547
Fax
01472 398683
Address
PO Box 290
Market Rasen, Lincolnshire
LN3 6BB
Notes
Contact: John Goddard (7/99), e-mail jrgoddard@compuserve.com
 

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