Throwing out and hauling in the nets

Photographs of drifters at sea, throwing out and hauling in the nets

By John Layton

The crew needed to be physically fit, as a net full of fish was very heavy indeed!

Here you can see some of the weather conditions.  Note the heavy waves behind the boat.

Photo:Hauling in the nets

Hauling in the nets

Great Yarmouth Musuems

Photo:Throwing out the nets

Throwing out the nets

Gt Yarmouth Museums

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