The Perilous Catch: A History of Commercial Fishing by Mike Smylie

By Mike Smylie

for hundreds of years Britain’s advertisement fishermen have ventured out into the ravages of the encompassing seas to carry fi sh again either to provide a house industry and for export world wide. Fishing is considered one of history’s most deadly jobs, and whilst mess ups ensue they could have an effect on entire groups: in 1872 a few 129 males have been misplaced in a single evening on my own. Fishermen have misplaced their lives due to severe climate, fishing equipment entanglement, loss of emergency aid and sometimes just by falling overboard. this day, advertisement fishing continues to be some of the most perilous occupations and nonetheless claims the lives of fishermen every year, leaving their households behind.

The Perilous trap is a well-researched, finished and poignant background of the fishing written by way of maritime historian Mike Smylie.

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