This painting of a 19th Century fishing boat by the artist B Bauckham (1800 - 1900) shows an activity on a calm day. John Goodlad's new book, The Cod Hunters, describes the turbulent and lucrative operations of Shetland fishermen in that era. It is featured in Shetland News.
Scottish Islands Explorer - more calm than turbulent
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