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  • GRIMSBY TRAWLERS: EVERYDAY LIFE WITH THE FISHERMEN, GRIMSBY, LINCOLNSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

    GRIMSBY TRAWLERS: EVERYDAY LIFE WITH THE FISHERMEN, GRIMSBY, LINCOLNSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    D 24789

    Deckhands Tom Clingan and Albert Carroll rest in their quarters on board the SS RIGHTO, a North Sea fishing trawler, operating from Grimsby in Lincolnshire. Tom sits on the top bunk and smokes as he reads the newspaper. Albert is a sleep in the lower...

  • GRIMSBY TRAWLERS: EVERYDAY LIFE WITH THE FISHERMEN, GRIMSBY, LINCOLNSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

    GRIMSBY TRAWLERS: EVERYDAY LIFE WITH THE FISHERMEN, GRIMSBY, LINCOLNSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    D 24788

    Lunchtime in the ward room of the SS RIGHTO, a North Sea fishing trawler operating from Grimsby in Lincolnshire. The original caption states that there are three meals (breakfast at 7:30am, dinner at 12 noon, and tea at 6:30pm) and that the crew eat in...

  • GRIMSBY TRAWLERS: EVERYDAY LIFE WITH THE FISHERMEN, GRIMSBY, LINCOLNSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

    GRIMSBY TRAWLERS: EVERYDAY LIFE WITH THE FISHERMEN, GRIMSBY, LINCOLNSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    D 24803

    Crushed ice is fed into the ice room of the SS RIGHTO, a North Sea trawler at Grimsby docks, Lincolnshire. The original caption states that such a trawler "needs tons of ice for a 7 day trip". The ice is used to keep the fish fresh.

  • GRIMSBY TRAWLERS: EVERYDAY LIFE WITH THE FISHERMEN, GRIMSBY, LINCOLNSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

    GRIMSBY TRAWLERS: EVERYDAY LIFE WITH THE FISHERMEN, GRIMSBY, LINCOLNSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    D 24801

    The Mate and Third Hand mend the net on board the SS RIGHTO, a North Sea fishing trawler, operating from Grimsby in Lincolnshire. Both are wearing raincoats and sou'westers, and the sea looks quite choppy.

  • GRIMSBY TRAWLERS: EVERYDAY LIFE WITH THE FISHERMEN, GRIMSBY, LINCOLNSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

    GRIMSBY TRAWLERS: EVERYDAY LIFE WITH THE FISHERMEN, GRIMSBY, LINCOLNSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    D 24845

    On board the SS RIGHTO, a fishing trawler operating from Grimsby in Lincolnshire, the Third Hand, J W Barber, ties the codend (the tapered end of the net where the fish is held), as the skipper, 67-year-old George Burgess, examines the catch. The...

  • GRIMSBY TRAWLERS: EVERYDAY LIFE WITH THE FISHERMEN, GRIMSBY, LINCOLNSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

    GRIMSBY TRAWLERS: EVERYDAY LIFE WITH THE FISHERMEN, GRIMSBY, LINCOLNSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    D 24792

    A busy night-time scene on board the SS RIGHTO, a North Sea fishing trawler, operating from Grimsby in Lincolnshire. The original caption states that "the third hand (left) is re-tying the slipknot on the codend. The skipper (right) examines the...

  • GRIMSBY TRAWLERS: EVERYDAY LIFE WITH THE FISHERMEN, GRIMSBY, LINCOLNSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

    GRIMSBY TRAWLERS: EVERYDAY LIFE WITH THE FISHERMEN, GRIMSBY, LINCOLNSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    D 24812

    Deckhand William Jackson is hard at work below decks in the ice room of the SS RIGHTO, a North Sea fishing trawler, operating from Grimsby in Lincolnshire. He is filling the side pounds alternately with fish and ice.

  • GRIMSBY TRAWLERS: EVERYDAY LIFE WITH THE FISHERMEN, GRIMSBY, LINCOLNSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

    GRIMSBY TRAWLERS: EVERYDAY LIFE WITH THE FISHERMEN, GRIMSBY, LINCOLNSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    D 24813

    On the deck of the SS RIGHTO, a North Sea fishing trawler operating from Grimsby in Lincolnshire, two fishermen wash baskets of gutted fish before taking them down for storage below decks.

  • GRIMSBY TRAWLERS: EVERYDAY LIFE WITH THE FISHERMEN, GRIMSBY, LINCOLNSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

    GRIMSBY TRAWLERS: EVERYDAY LIFE WITH THE FISHERMEN, GRIMSBY, LINCOLNSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    D 24814

    On board the SS RIGHTO, a North Sea fishing trawler operating from Grimsby in Lincolnshire, the skipper removes a large plank of wood which has become entangled in the net.