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More on the last Portuguese fishing schooners

[ad#intheboatshed-post] Brites, built in 1936 crossing the Atlantic in the 1960s – her wooden dories clearly visible on deck (Above, left )Adelia Maria, (above, right) Coimbra, both of which were built in 1948 Novos Mares Following his tip-off about the … Continue reading

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A beautiful model of a ring-netter

[ad#intheboatshed-post] Jay Cresswell’s model of Ribhinn Donn I, and (bottom right) Antonia & Ruaraidh This stunning model of a ring netter has been made by Jay Cresswell, an ex-trawler skipper, long-standing Old Gaffers Association member and authority on marine history … Continue reading

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