NJ9967 : Purse seine boats landing herring

taken 49 years ago, near to Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire, Great Britain

Purse seine boats landing herring
Purse seine boats landing herring
These Peterhead (PD) fishing boats are landing herring. The picture dates back to 1970 after which the herring fishery collapsed in the North Sea due to over-fishing.
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Date Taken
11 May 1970   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 25 November, 2011
Geographical Context
Coastal  Industry  Docks, Harbours 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NJ 9994 6715 [10m precision]
WGS84: 57:41.6507N 2:0.1602W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NJ 9992 6716
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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