HU4841 : Norwegian klondykers curing herring in Bressay Sound

taken 52 years ago, near to Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Great Britain

Norwegian klondykers curing herring in Bressay Sound
Norwegian klondykers curing herring in Bressay Sound
Here the locally caught herring are being gutted and beheaded before salting and packing. The cured herring are then shipped in barrels to Scandinavian or Baltic ports. This industry collapsed with the demise of the herring shoals in the North Sea circa 1970.
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HU4841, 96 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
20 March 1967   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 25 November, 2011
Geographical Context
Coastal  Industry  Docks, Harbours  Estuary, Marine 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HU 4802 4191 [10m precision]
WGS84: 60:9.5308N 1:8.2048W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HU 4793 4188
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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