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Commercial Fishing

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Fishing Boat, Porthleven, 1928

NumberHESFM:2014.12176.19
PlacePorthleven Cornwall United Kingdom
Date1928
KeywordsPorthleven Trades and Professions Commercial Fishing
PhotographerDarwell, Dyott W
Copyright© Helston Museum

A two masted fishing boat at Porthleven. The photograph was taken in 1928 looking towards Breageside. Immediately above the masts of the ship are three large houses and a row of cottages. These are no longer there and two large houses stand on the land.