• Short Summary

    Fishermen at work at English ports as officials discuss new Fisheries Conservation Convention.

  • Description

    Titles read: "RUIN FACES FISH INDUSTRY".

    Various locations of events.

    Fishermen unload herrings at an English port.

    At the International Fisheries Conference in London we see various shots of delegates from Russia, Netherlands, Germany and Iceland sitting around a table.

    General view of fishing boats in port. Shots of the Icelandic trawler 'Olafur Johanesson' which landed fish at Grimsby, Hull. Fish is unloaded from the ship.

    At Lowestoft, Suffolk, Mr FE Catchpole, Chairman of the English Herring Catchers Association (on left of picture) talking to a drifter skipper and another man. Interior shot of herring drift nets being made by women. Two trawling nets being compared, showing large mesh and small mesh. C/U of fish heads waiting to be prepared and packed for the market. Interior shot of men at work cutting and preparing the fish for packing. Fishermen gathered round during the buying of fish and camera pans down to cases of fish. General view of fishing boats in port.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1567.09
    Media URN:
    58727
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    26/01/1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:16:00 / 01:18:36:00
    Canister:
    59/8

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