Holland's famous herring fleet prepares for an eight week trip to the North Sea.
LS. General view of the fishing trawlers alongside the quay in Dutch fishing harbour. Supplies going aboard the ships, including storage ice - herring fishermen are preparing for an eight week trip to North Sea. Various shots of the Dutch women in traditional costume repairing nets. Various shots of the crowded fishing harbour with trawlers ready to leave. Fishermen saying goodbye to their families. Several close up shots of the fishermen, women and children. Several shots of the ships going out to sea. LS. The silver bodies of fish seen near the surface of the sea as the fishermen pull the nets. MS. Fishermen hauling in the fish filled nets.
Date found in the old record - 04/07/1947.