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Deep Sea Fisheries - Heroes of the North Sea (1925/b&w/silent)
Fishermen battling against the elements to bring back the catch from the deep sea fisheries of the North Sea. (2 minutes 13 seconds �EAFA)

Preparing the Trawl - Heroes of the North Sea (1925/b&w/silent)
Fishermen preparing the trawl. Watch how they prepare the nets and get ready to bring on board a bumper catch. (2 minutes 54 seconds �EAFA)

The Trawl - Heroes of the North Sea (1925/b&w/silent)
The decks of an east coast trawler and watch the fishermen trawling in the nets with their catch in a rare scene from the 1920s. (3 minutes 58 seconds �EAFA)

The Cannery - The Fishing Industry(b&w/silent)
Go inside a cannery and see how the workers processed canned fish in the early years of the fishing industry. (22 seconds �Jim Williams/Dovedale Films)

Preparing for a Voyage - Drifting (1949/b&w/silent)
How the main drift ports such as Great Yarmouth, Lowestoft, North Shields and Aberdeen operated. The fishermen prepare their boats ready for the big catch." (1 minute 17 seconds �EAFA)

Making an Advert - Tender Memories (1960s/colour/sound)
The Flying Scotsman becomes a celluloid star when it stars in an advertisement. (3 minutes 10 seconds �Alan Pegler)

Herring Fisherwoman - Fish Quay Scenes (1902/b&w/silent)
Herring fishergirls gutting and filleting herrings on Great Yarmouth quayside in one of the earliest films from the East Anglia Film Archive. (3 minutes �EAFA)

Goodbye to Home - Trawl Fishing: Lowestoft (1930/b&w/silent)
Trawlermen leaving Lowestoft to go fishing in 1930. The fishermen were destined to be away from shore for nine days during which time they had to face a variety of weather conditions. (2 minutes 20 seconds �EAFA)

Hauling the Trawl - Trawl Fishing: Lowestoft (1930/b&w/silent)
Fishermen hauling the trawl on a fishing trip out of Lowestoft in the 1930s. (3 minutes 24 seconds �EAFA)

A Breezy Haul - Trawl Fishing: Lowestoft (1930/b&w/silent)
Trawlermen hauling in the nets in the breezy conditions of the North Sea in the 1930s. These fishermen were away from their homes for over a week in search of a good catch. (1 minute 22 seconds �EAFA)

A Friend Pays a Visit - Trawl Fishing: Lowestoft (1930/b&w/silent)
Trawlermen jump ship to see friends on other boats in the fleet. (1 minute 12 seconds �EAFA)

Sorting Out the Best Fish - Trawl Fishing: Lowestoft (1930/b&w/silent)
Lowestoft trawlermen sorting out the fish from their catch on a typical fishing trip in the 1930s. This fishing trip took nine days during which the men searched for a bumper catch. (1 minute 27 seconds �EAFA)

Landing The Catch - Trawl Fishing: Lowestoft (1930/b&w/silent)
Fishermen on the deck of their trawler as they land the catch on a typical fishing trip from Lowestoft in the 1930s. (45 seconds �EAFA)

On the Quay - Herring: Great Yarmouth (1946/b&w/sound)
On the quayside in Great Yarmouth watch the fish sellers plying their trade. Join the herring girls gutting the herrings in one of the smelliest jobs on the quay. (2 minutes 22 seconds �EAFA)

Fish Processing and the Herring Girls - Herring: Great Yarmouth (1946/b&w/sound)
Herring girls gutting fish, and undertaking 'women's work'. Join the fish on its journey from the shore to the shops, and visit the freezing, smoking and packaging plants." (3 minutes 34 seconds �EAFA)

Going Out to the Catch - Herring: Great Yarmouth (1946/b&w/sound)
The fishermen prepare to haul in the catch and bring it back to Great Yarmouth in this film dating from just after the Second World War. (2 minutes 31 seconds �EAFA)

Hauling in the Nets - Herring: Great Yarmouth (1946/b&w/sound)
Fishermen from Great Yarmouth haul in the nets and race back to port to bring home the catch. (2 minutes 58 seconds �EAFA)

Quayside Scenes - Scotch Fisher Girls at Great Yarmouth (1936/b&w/silent)
Fish is unloaded and made ready for the herring girls. (1 minute 26 seconds �EAFA)

Gutting Fish - Scotch Fisher Girls at Great Yarmouth (1936/b&w/silent)
Herring girls gutting fish as it was brought in to the quay, and fishing boats going out to bring back another catch." (2 minutes 42 seconds �EAFA)

Coming into Port - Great Yarmouth - Herrings For Sale (1955/b&w/silent)
fishing boats return to port with their catches. (3 minutes 11 seconds �EAFA)

Unloading and Packing the Catch - Herrings For Sale (1955/b&w/silent)
The catch is unloaded from the fishing boats and packed ready for sale. (3 minutes 47 seconds �EAFA)

Hauling in the Catch - A Man's World (1973/colour/sound)
On board a fishing boat from the east coast see the crew hauling in their catch. (1 minute 39 seconds �EAFA/British Trawlers Federation)

Cod Liver Oil - Arctic Harvest (1950s/b&w/sound)
Far from the Arctic waters, see how fish oils are made into cod liver oil at the factory. Watch cod liver oil being distributed around the country and see it being used in homes." (4 minutes 55 seconds �EAFA)

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