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Title: Fishermen of Hastings. 200 Years of the Hastings Fishing Community
Description: East Sussex, News Books, 1986. Second Impression with Amendments, Binding: Softcover, Very Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 0951070606 Softcover Fishermen of Hastings. 200 Years of the Hastings Fishing Community Two hundred years of the bustle and turmoil of Hastings Old Town the notorious 'chopbacks' got their name..fraud and swindle over the Harbour that could never be..the deep sea luggers..the tragedy of the Great Blizzard..the drama and heroics of the the netshops came about..why sail gave way to power. This is a book capturing the warmth and vitality of a community that traces its roots back to the Middle Ages and beyond. This book is the first full history of one of Britain's oldest fishing communities, today boasting the largest fleet of beach-launched fishing boats in the country. The book also records for the first time the full stories of the Hastings Harbour and lifeboat. It is profusely illustrated with over 140 pictures, maps and drawings - many of which have never been published before. Illustrated.

Keywords: Non-Fiction/Fishermen of Hastings/200 Years/Hastings Fishing Community/Hastings Old Town/Harbour/Lifeboat/Netshops

Price: GBP 12.00 = appr. US$ 17.14 Seller: The London Bookworm
- Book number: 090989

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