Gloucestermen stories of the fishing fleet by James B. Connolly

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Published by Scribner in New York .

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  • Gloucester (Mass.)


  • Fishing stories, American.,
  • Fishers -- Fiction.,
  • Sea stories, American.,
  • Gloucester (Mass.) -- Fiction.

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Statementby James B. Connolly.
LC ClassificationsPZ3.C763 Gl, PS3505.O4833 Gl
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 457 p.
Number of Pages457
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6740497M
LC Control Number30008267

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Census. An important center of the fishing industry and a popular summer destination, Gloucester consists of an urban core on the north side of the harbor and the outlying neighborhoods of Annisquam County: Essex.

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Growing up "Down the Fort" in one of the many families that comprised Gloucester's Italian fishing fleet, he spent his childhood among the fishermen, the boats and the : Paperback. Hardy Gloucester men and large fishing vessels known as Gloucestermen were ever-present along the busy waterfront of the North Shore city between the midth century and the early years of the 20th century.

As part of the giant fishing industry, the vessels, which were owned by Yankee, Portuguese, and Italian fishermen, were a dramatic and colorful accent along the inner harbor. Get this from a library. Gloucestermen: stories of the fishing fleet.

[James B Connolly] -- A mix of Gloucestermen book and fiction about fishermen and sailors sailing from Gloucester. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Gloucestermen by James B. Connolly,Scribner edition, in English Gloucestermen ( edition) | Open LibraryPages:   The Andrea Gail.

The Andrea Gail, a year-old, foot vessel, was scheduled to return to Gloucester after a sword fishing trip to Newfoundland’s Grand Banks, more than miles away.

Review of ‘The Perfect Storm Sonnet’ an estimated ten thousand Gloucestermen have died at sea Sometimes a storm would hit the Grand Banks and half a dozen ships would go down, a Author: Paul Trachtman. Also records from The Fishermen's Memorial & Record Book, and The Fisherman's Own Book, ) - A year of extreme leniency, a total of eight vessels and fifty four men lost.

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On a cold wet day in I stood beside a retired fisherman on the end of a long wooden pier in Gloucester, Massachusetts, where, sincefishermen had departed and returned with the north Atlantic bounty in the holds of their vessels.

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Yet Connolly, who wrote in The Book of the Gloucester Fishermen () that he’d sailed with Gloucestermen “to the fishing banks, loafed with them ashore, sat with them in their homes,” set a standard for writing about the maritime life here that later writers had to measure up to, including Garland and Kim Bartlett, whose The Finest Kind.

I'm indebted for my glimpse of the book to Tom Meehan, a contemporary Newport News connection of the Dimmocks and Seldens.

He is typical of many descendants of rural Gloucestermen who have moved. Justin Demetri is a native of the historic fishing port of Gloucester, Massachusetts.

Growing up "Down the Fort" in one of the many families that comprised Gloucester's Italian fishing fleet, he spent his childhood among the fishermen, the boats and the : Justin Demetri.


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