Colour photograph of Nick Turnbull fishing with lobster creels off Mull in around 1973, in a boat made by the father of Duncan Cameron, Scarinish.
Colour photograph of Nick Turnbull in his Tiree-built boat ‘Tiree Maid’ fishing for lobsters off Mull in around 1973.
Letter dated 11th January 1966 from B Witt, Fish Salesman, London, requesting that the unknown recipient “send all possible [lobsters] whilst prices are high”.
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Six labels for shipment of live lobsters to S. Scutt Ltd and to B.H. Witt Ltd, both in Billingsgate, London. Used in the mid-1900s.
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Booklet “Practical Hints for Lobster Fishermen”, ca. 1980
Paper-covered blue booklet produced by the Fisheries Board for Scotland containing advice for lobster fishermen. Belonged to the uncle of Alasdair Sinclair, Brock.
Black and white photograph of a horse-drawn wagon transporting lobster creels at Pictou Island in the early 20th century.
A horse-drawn wagon transporting lobster creels at Pictou Island in the mid-20th century. Lachie Dan MacCallum (1881-1967), great-grandson of the first miller at Cornaig, would have used a similar wagon to haul his gear until he stopped fishing around 1964.