Note: Hooker

By H H Brindley , published March 1912

Abstract

Brindley contributes to the debate concerning the use of the name ‘hooker’. He confirms that in 1884, whilst visiting the Isle of Arran, he saw such vessels in use with the Galway fishing fleet and they were referred to as such in the area.

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Filed under: Atlantic | Other (Nineteenth C)
Subjects include: Whaling & Fishing

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