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Trawlermen working on the North Sea in 1953.
Trawlermen working on the North Sea in 1953.

Until the 1960s, Britain remained a major participant in long-distance trawling. By 1976, the industry had greatly declined as the Icelandic government denied access to its fishing grounds.

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Further reading

  • Robinson, R., The Development of the British Distant-Water Trawling Industry 1880-1939 (Jamieson, 1998)
  • Jamieson, A. & Starkey, D.J., Aspects of Britain's Maritime Economy since 1870 (Exeter: University of Exeter Press)
  • Robinson, R., Trawling: The Rise and Fall of the Brittish Trawl Fishery (Exeter: University of Exeter Press, 1996)
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