A Fish Pontoon at Grimsby by Fortunio Matania
An illustration of what was described in the Sphere as one of the greatest fishing ports in the world. In 1790 the population was less than 1, 000 and in 1907 it was 65, 000. In 1854 453 tons of fish were landed, and at the time of the picture, this number was frequently exceeded in a single day. The docks at Grimsby covered 100 acres
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Factors governing an invasion by G. H. Davis
The situation of Britain face to face with a German north-west Europe: factors governing an invasion during the Second World War. A map giving the distances from the ports held by the Germans to points in the British Isles, and a schematic illustration of the vast quantity of shipping needed for transporting even a small invading force.
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Malta - Spinola Bay - once a thriving fishing port, but in recent years tourism has taken over
Malta - Spinola Bay - once a thriving fishing port, but in recent years tourism has taken over.
The brighly coloured traditional Maltese fishing boats are called "Luzzu". November.
David C Dixon
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