The video was
filmed at sea by fishermen and includes many fishing vessels
from around the UK ,in all weathers and sea conditions,
including inshore creel boats, to deep sea trawlers fishing in
areas including Rockall, Iceland and the Faeroes, and includes
footage of “sidewinder” trawlers around 1970 to modern day
vessels filmed in the 1990’s - 2004.
Some of the
vessels featured in the video are still fishing today, but not
all, as they have been scrapped in the latest round of
are seine net fishing vessels and building and launching
catamarans, as well as vessels and ports around the UK
including Hull, Grimsby, Orkney, Shetland, Scrabster,
Peterhead, as well as Iceland and the Faeroes.
Ross Juno GY 660 .
around 1970 this is a cine film of the 137 foot Grimsby
sidewinder trawler leaving from Grimsby and fishing at the
Faeroe Islands. Also includes footage of vessels including the
William Wilberforce and the Ross Tiger, as well as other
vessels of the era.
Vega LK 330
in 1997 This well known Shetland stern trawler is filmed
trawling near Foula, Shetland, shortly before decommissioned.
Budding Rose PD 418
Peterhead seine netter is shown being launched in Campbeltown
in 1990 and on a trip fishing from and landing in Peterhead in
the early 1990’s. Visit their website www.buddingrose.co.uk
Sunbeam LK 335
48.88 meter Shetland stern trawler is filmed on two different
trips. One at Rockall catching big cod in 1998 which features
many of the deep water trawlers from Scotland working the grounds, including
Banff, Ullapool and Kirkwall registered boats, as well as
others. Includes footage of the Fraserburgh trawler Steadfast
IV fishing in bad weather. The Sunbeam is also shown fishing
for Redfish before going into Iceland.
Thornella H 96
is a compilation of footage recorded onboard the Hull stern
trawler on various trips between 2002-03 The boat which was
recently decommissioned is shown visiting ports such as Scrabster, Faeroe
Islands, and Shetland, with many other vessels from these
areas and more are shown both at sea and in port.
Faith Hope K 122
brand new Cygnus Cyclone Orkney creel boat was shown on one of
its first trips hauling and shooting creels in the Pentland
Firth in early 2003.
Ceol na mara CN 699
of this Kingfisher 26 was filmed in Orkney in 2004.The boat is
shown fishing from Tingwall, hauling and shooting creels
before returning in bad weather.Other Tingwall based boats are
of a promotional film of the Essex catamaran boatbuilders.
Includes footage of the Standsure UL552 fishing with prawn
creels. Visit their website www.geminiworkboats.com
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