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    Re: World's FISHING BOATS

    This is a hansom fishing vessel:

    Look at the lines!!! She has a wooden hull some more!!!
    (You have to look away from the clutter of equipment around her deck)

    Looks like he has had a lucky trip here:


    But his brother was even luckier, "he fished until he sunk".
    Last edited by ombugge; September 24th, 2012, 16:35.

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      Hard to believe that she is still safe when so heavy in the bow.

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        Romy Jay HL 1086 entering Lowestoft harbour.

        Inside

        Ivy

        "To thine own self be true.......
        Thou canst not then be false to any man."

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          How nice to see some pictures of the port next to your home!! Impressing waves in the harbour entrance.
          Lofoten '07 ...... Nordnorge '11

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            Thank you, Ralf. These were taken back in July, a day with a "normal" strong wind, but what you see above is a mere ripple compared to what slams its way through the narrow harbour entrance when it really gets going. Lowestoft is the most easterly point of the British Isles and this is the North Sea! The town was once famous for its herring fishing fleet, when the boats came in loaded with the "silver darlings" and the girls came down from Scotland to clean and gut the fish. But nothing very exciting comes in these days.
            However, I'll try to brave the elements now and again, particularly later in the season, (Lowestoft is always twice as "bracing" as anywhere further inland) and see what I can find.
            Ivy

            "To thine own self be true.......
            Thou canst not then be false to any man."

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              That’s so very East Anglian light you’ve captured in those photos Ivy. That rough sea made me think of some Benjamin Britten music, from Peter Grimes.

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                Then I must away to Aldeburgh and capture the waves crashing on to the shingle, much more in keeping with Peter Grimes. The haunting almost desolate music is in tune with the strange atmosphere I always feel when on the beach there.
                Yes, the light in this part of the world is certainly special, Cecilia. It can be so clear and sparkling that it lifts one's spirits no matter what the mood before.
                Ivy

                "To thine own self be true.......
                Thou canst not then be false to any man."

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                  "Remøy Viking" moored at a pier on the mainland at Tromsdalen.
                  The ship has been under arrest since May after the monetary claims of the crew.
                  What happens next is hard to say.

                  Best wishes from
                  Bengt Domben

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                    "Eirado Do Costal" passing Tromsø on her way south.

                    Best wishes from
                    Bengt Domben

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                      "Almak" on her way into the pier yesterday.

                      Best wishes from
                      Bengt Domben

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                        "Ramoen" in to Tromsø earlier this morning.

                        Best wishes from
                        Bengt Domben

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                          "Kapitan Shaytanov" on Tromsø strait this morning.

                          Best wishes from
                          Bengt Domben

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                            I hope they know their anchor is not in "place"....
                            With best regards from Jan-Olav Storli

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                              YE 1 JANNA MARIA at the Amsterdam Rijncanal.



                              Jack Mulder

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                                KATHRIN G at Kristiansund Mech.
                                "IF GOD COULD MAKE ANGELS...., WHY IN HELL MAKE MAN?"

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