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 Arthur and Harry Death on the Rowhedge ELLEN CK321 catching sprats. [DW]

Arthur and Harry Death stowboating aboard the ELLEN of Rowhedge in the 1920s. They are passing girdlines round a sleeve, and have pulled a forward sleeve up on to the main halyard to get it out of the way, having worked the fish aft from it. [The Stowboaters, page 19.]

Also used in The Sailor's Coast, page 37. 
Cat1 Smacks and Bawleys Cat2 Fishing

Arthur and Harry Death on the Rowhedge ELLEN CK321 catching sprats. [DW]
Arthur and Harry Death stowboating aboard the ELLEN of Rowhedge in the 1920s. They are passing girdlines round a sleeve, and have pulled a forward sleeve up on to the main halyard to get it out of the way, having worked the fish aft from it. [The Stowboaters, page 19.]
Also used in The Sailor's Coast, page 37.
Date: 1920s      


Photo: John Leather Collection - Douglas Went
Image ID BOXB5_070_001
Category 1 Smacks and Bawleys
Category 2 Fishing


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This image is part of the Mersea Museum Collection.