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The Fishing Industry

  • Peter Hjul

Abstract

The industrial revolution of the nineteenth century came late to Britain’s fishing industry. When it did, just about one hundred years ago, the transformation was quick, drastic and significant in the way fish was distributed and consumed. Trawling by steam-powered vessels, cooling of catches in ice and later, also by mechanical refrigeration, and fast transport by train inland from the ports, were the three main agents of change.

Keywords

Marine Diesel Engine Common Fishery Policy Trawling Freezer Distant Water Bottom Fish 
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© Geoffrey Till 1984

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  • Peter Hjul

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