Colour photograph of a burnt fishing boat at Milton taken in April 2004.

The burnt remains of one of the six fishing boats destroyed by fire at Milton harbour on 20/3/2004 photographed by Dr John Holliday in April 2004.


Object Details

Other Number: F133

Burnt out fishing boat at Milton Harbour in 2004

Six boats of Milton Harbour`s fishing fleet were destroyed when an electrical fault in one of the freezer units on the pier set fire to a neighbouring fuel tank. Some of the fishermen replaced their boats while others decided not to return to the industry.
Normal Location: Photograph Shelves: photographs – F100-199
Current Location: normal location

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *