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Commercial Fishing

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Fishing Boats in Porthleven Harbour, 1950s

NumberHESFM:1994.6426.27
PlacePorthleven Cornwall United Kingdom
Date1950 — 1958. Photograph possibily taken 1950s
KeywordsPorthleven Trades and Professions Commercial Fishing
PhotographerHawke, Alfred Herbert
Copyright© Estate of A H Hawke

PZ595 and other fishing boats in Porthleven Harbour, possibily taken in the 1950s. There are a number of men standing on the quay. This is a similar photograph to HESFM:1994.6426.20 but there is a person on the boat in that photograph. There are nets and ropes piled up on the quay and draped over the walls. Breageside, including the Ship Inn and the lime kiln, can be seen in the background. Photograph by A H Hawke of Helston.