Thursday, March 8, 2007

Old Trap Skiff

Old Trap Skiff, originally uploaded by Clyde Barrett.

Old Trap Skiff

Early motorboats like this one were used in the Newfoundland cod fishery. Fifty years ago, the familiar and distinctive sound of their simple "make 'n' break" engine could be heard in every harbour as they went to and from the fishing grounds.

Uploaded by Clyde Barrett on 5 Mar '07, 7.17am AST.

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