Author Results for H. Oliver Hill

Brixham Trawlers Part I

By H. Oliver Hill

There are two classes of Brixham Trawler, “smacks” (over 40 tons) and “mules” (under 40 tons). All are ketch rigged and the largest about 78 ft in length with an 18 ft beam. Crewed by 4 men, they can move fast in a good breeze. Fishing grounds are mainly in the English Channel, the wrecks […] Read More

Filed under: English Channel | Other (Twentieth C)
Subjects include: Shipbuilding & Design | Whaling & Fishing