The History of Maine Fisheries database contains digitized images of historical records relating to fishing.

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Submissions from 1967

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Account Book, Cecil Pierce, 1967-1991, Cecil Pierce

Submissions from 1966

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Records of the State of Maine Department of Sea and Shore Fisheries, Maine Sardine Industry, 1966, Maine Sardine Industry Research and Quality Control Laboratory

Submissions from 1965

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Records of the State of Maine Department of Sea and Shore Fisheries, Lobsters – Traps, 1965, Maine Department of Sea and Shore Fisheries and John F. Anderson

Submissions from 1962

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Ledger, Norman Davis, 1962, Norman Davis

Submissions from 1961

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Records of the State of Maine Department of Sea and Shore Fisheries, Boat Surveys, 1961, Maine Department of Sea and Shore Fisheries

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Records of the State of Maine Department of Sea and Shore Fisheries, Dragger Permits, 1961-1966, Maine Department of Sea and Shore Fisheries

Submissions from 1960

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Invoices, Norman Davis, 1960, 1969, Norman Davis

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Records of the State of Maine Department of Sea and Shore Fisheries, Maine Sardine Industry, 1960-1961, Maine Department of Sea and Shore Fisheries

Submissions from 1958

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Records of the State of Maine Department of Sea and Shore Fisheries, Maine Sardine Council, 1958-1966, Maine Department of Sea and Shore Fisheries and Maine Sardine Council

Submissions from 1957

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Records of the State of Maine Department of Sea and Shore Fisheries, Herrings and Sardines – Report of the Maine Sardine Industry, 1957, Maine Department of Sea and Shore Fisheries

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Records of the State of Maine Department of Sea and Shore Fisheries, Maine Sardine Industry, 1957-1961, Maine Department of Sea and Shore Fisheries

Submissions from 1955

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Records of the State of Maine Department of Sea and Shore Fisheries, Canada, 1955-1963, Maine Department of Sea and Shore Fisheries

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Records of the State of Maine Department of Sea and Shore Fisheries, Clam Management, 1955, Maine Department of Sea and Shore Fisheries

Submissions from 1954

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Records of the State of Maine Department of Sea and Shore Fisheries, Maine Shellfisheries Association, 1954-1962, Maine Department of Sea and Shore Fisheries

Submissions from 1953

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Records of the State of Maine Department of Sea and Shore Fisheries, Maine Seafood Directory Survey, 1953, Maine Department of Sea and Shore Fisheries

Submissions from 1952

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Records of the State of Maine Department of Sea and Shore Fisheries, Lobsters – Size Change, District 1, 1952, Maine Department of Sea and Shore Fisheries

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Records of the State of Maine Department of Sea and Shore Fisheries, Lobsters – Size Change, District 2, 1952, Maine Department of Sea and Shore Fisheries

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Records of the State of Maine Department of Sea and Shore Fisheries, Lobsters – Size Change, District 3, 1952, Maine Department of Sea and Shore Fisheries

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Records of the State of Maine Department of Sea and Shore Fisheries, Lobsters – Size Change, District 4, 1952, Maine Department of Sea and Shore Fisheries

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Records of the State of Maine Department of Sea and Shore Fisheries, Lobsters – Size Change, District 5, 1952, Maine Department of Sea and Shore Fisheries

Submissions from 1949

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Records of the State of Maine Department of Sea and Shore Fisheries, Herrings and Sardines – Boats, 1949-1958, Maine Department of Sea and Shore Fisheries

Submissions from 1948

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Account Book, Manville W. Davis, 1948-1954, Manville W. Davis

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Records of the State of Maine Department of Sea and Shore Fisheries, Crabs, 1948-1949, 1962, Maine Department of Sea and Shore Fisheries

Submissions from 1947

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Records of the State of Maine Department of Sea and Shore Fisheries, Alewives, 1947-1952, 1965, Maine Department of Sea and Shore Fisheries

Submissions from 1941

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Final Pack Reports, Maine Sardine Council, 1941-1996, Maine Sardine Council

Submissions from 1938

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Account Book, Manville W. Davis, 1938-1947, Manville W. Davis

Submissions from 1933

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Invoices and Letter, Lagerstrom Collection, 1933, Leslie P. Davis and Horatio D. Crie

Submissions from 1931

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Lobster Account Book 2, Frank W. Reynolds, 1931-1932, Frank W. Reynolds

Submissions from 1930

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Logbook, U.S.S. Pelican, 1930-1933, George W. Greenleaf and United States Bureau of Fisheries

Submissions from 1929

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Lobster Account Book 1, Frank W. Reynolds, 1929-1930, Frank W. Reynolds

Submissions from 1926

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Lobster Account Book, Manville W. Davis, 1926-1966, Manville W. Davis

Submissions from 1925

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Records of the State of Maine Department of Sea and Shore Fisheries, Finny Fish, 1925-1965, Maine Department of Sea and Shore Fisheries

Submissions from 1923

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Fishermen’s License, George F. Stinson, 1923, Maine Department of Sea and Shore Fisheries

Submissions from 1920

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Account Book, Maynard Brackett, 1920-1925, Maynard Brackett

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Fishermen of the Atlantic, Fishing Masters' Association

Submissions from 1913

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Logbook, U.S.S. Gannet, 1913-1916, George W. Greenleaf and United States Bureau of Fisheries

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Abstract of Bond on Withdrawal of Salt for Curing Fish, United States Customhouse (Castine, Me.), 1913, United States Customhouse (Castine, Me.)

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Abstract of Oaths of Licensed Vessels under 20 Tons, United States Customhouse (Castine, Me.), 1913-1915, United States Customhouse (Castine, Me.)

Submissions from 1912

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Logbook, U.S.S. Gannet, 1912-1913, George W. Greenleaf and United States Bureau of Fisheries

Submissions from 1911

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Account Book, Lobster Fishermen, 1911-1917, Maynard Brackett, C B. Amerman, Dick Stanley, and Scott Warren

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Bonds on Withdrawal of Salt for Curing Fish, United States Customhouse (Castine, Me.), 1911-1912, United States Customhouse (Castine, Me.)

Submissions from 1910

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Fishermen of the Atlantic, Fishing Masters' Association

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Bonds on Withdrawal of Salt for Curing Fish, United States Customhouse (Castine, Me.), 1910, United States Customhouse (Castine, Me.)

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Bonds on Withdrawal of Salt for Curing Fish, United States Customhouse (Castine, Me.), 1910-1913, United States Customhouse (Castine, Me.)

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Master’s Oath – License for Enrolled Vessel, United States Customhouse (Castine, Me.), 1910-1913, United States Customhouse (Castine, Me.)

Submissions from 1909

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Abstract of Bond on Withdrawal of Salt for Curing Fish, United States Customhouse (Castine, Me.), 1909-1911, United States Customhouse (Castine, Me.)

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Bonds on Withdrawal of Salt for Curing Fish, United States Customhouse (Castine, Me.), 1909, United States Customhouse (Castine, Me.)

Submissions from 1908

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Bonds on Withdrawal of Salt for Curing Fish, United States Customhouse (Castine, Me.), 1908, United States Customhouse (Castine, Me.)

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Records, United States Customhouse (Castine, Me.), 1908-1912, United States Customhouse (Castine, Me.)

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Records, United States Customhouse (Castine, Me.), 1908-1917, United States Customhouse (Castine, Me.)

Submissions from 1907

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Album, Sidney Baldwin, 1907-1917, Sidney Baldwin

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Abstract of Oaths of Licensed Vessels under 20 Tons, United States Customhouse (Castine, Me.), 1907-1910, United States Customhouse (Castine, Me.)

Submissions from 1906

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Papers, Boothbay Packing Company, 1906, Boothbay Packing Company, Harold Bishop, and W F. Bishop

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Records, United States Customhouse (Frenchman’s Bay, Me.), 1906-1913, United States Customhouse (Frenchman’s Bay, Me.)

Submissions from 1905

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Bonds on Withdrawal of Salt for Curing Fish, United States Customhouse (Castine, Me.), 1905-1909, United States Customhouse (Castine, Me.)

Submissions from 1903

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Invoices, Linwood Davis, 1903-1906, Linwood Davis, B Davis, Mansfield Davis, L A. Davis, and G Davis

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Report of the Commissioner of Sea and Shore Fisheries of the State of Maine for the year 1902, Alonzo R. Nickerson and Maine Department of Sea and Shore Fisheries

Submissions from 1902

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Fishing Weir Applications, 1902-1905, Machiasport (Me.). Board of Selectmen.

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Records, United States Customhouse (Castine, Me.), 1902-1918, United States Customhouse (Castine, Me.)

Submissions from 1901

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Report of the Commissioner of Sea and Shore Fisheries of the State of Maine for the year 1900, Alonzo R. Nickerson and Maine Department of Sea and Shore Fisheries

Submissions from 1900

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Pencil Drawing, Smelt Net, [n.d.], Anonymous

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Photograph, Catching herring, [n.d.], Anonymous

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Photograph, Fishing Boat, [n.d.], Anonymous

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Photograph, Lobster Smacks, [n.d.], Anonymous

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Photograph, Unloading Fish, [n.d.], Anonymous

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Postcard, Fish Flakes, [n.d.], Anonymous

Submissions from 1899

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Excerpt from Ten Years at Pemaquid by J. Henry Cartland, J Henry Cartland

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Account Book, F. M. and G. G. Tucker, c. 1899-1926, F M. Tucker and G G. Tucker

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Master’s Oath – License for Enrolled Vessel, United States Customhouse (Castine, Me.), 1899-1909, United States Customhouse (Castine, Me.)

Submissions from 1898

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Report of the Commissioner of Sea and Shore Fisheries of the State of Maine for the year 1898, Alonzo R. Nickerson and Maine Department of Sea and Shore Fisheries

Submissions from 1897

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Abstract of Oaths of Licensed Vessels under 20 Tons, United States Customhouse (Castine, Me.), 1897-1910, United States Customhouse (Castine, Me.)

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Report of the Commissioner of Sea and Shore Fisheries of the State of Maine for the year 1896, Orin Whitten and Maine Department of Sea and Shore Fisheries

Submissions from 1895

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Abstract of Bonds for License of Vessels under 20 Tons, United States Customhouse (Castine, Me.), 1895-1897, United States Customhouse (Castine, Me.)

Submissions from 1893

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Petition to Prohibit Seine Fishing, 1893, Tristram Griffin

Submissions from 1892

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Journal of Fishing Voyage with Typescript, Schooner Lizzie Lee, 1892, E L. Dorr

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Account Book, Boon Island, 1892-1906, Charles S. Williams and Boon Island Lighthouse (Me.)

Submissions from 1889

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Bonds on Withdrawal of Salt for Curing Fish, United States Customhouse (Castine, Me.), 1889-1899, United States Customhouse (Castine, Me.)

Submissions from 1888

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Photographs, Fishing Weirs and Salting Fish, c. 1888-1908, Anonymous

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Journal of Fishing Voyage, Schooner Lizzie Lee, 1888, E L. Dorr

Submissions from 1884

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Bonds on Withdrawal of Salt for Curing Fish, United States Customhouse (Castine, Me.), 1884-1898, United States Customhouse (Castine, Me.)

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Journal of Fishing Voyage, Schooner Edith B. Coombs, 1884, E M. Yeaton

Submissions from 1882

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Minutes, Bucks Harbor Packing Company, 1882-1898, Bucks Harbor Packing Company

Submissions from 1880

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Photographs, Fisheries in Machiasport (Me.), c. 1880-1925, Anonymous

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Records of the State of Maine Department of Sea and Shore Fisheries, Lobsters, 1880-1962, Maine Department of Sea and Shore Fisheries

Submissions from 1879

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Unidentified Fish Dealer, Account Book, 1879-1882, Anonymous

Submissions from 1875

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Records of the State of Maine Department of Sea and Shore Fisheries, Herrings and Sardines – General, 1875-1967, Maine Department of Sea and Shore Fisheries

Submissions from 1868

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Devereaux Family Papers, Account Book, 1868-1873, Reuben Devereaux

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Account Book, Clams and Pogies, 1868-1871, R A. [Illegible] and W A. [Illegible]

Submissions from 1864

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Account Book, Schooner Astoria, 1864, Anonymous

Submissions from 1862

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Diary, Paul A. Durgan, 1862-1868, Paul A. Durgan

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Diary, Chandler M. Jewett, 1862, Chandler Mahony Jewett

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Fishing Licenses for Cod and Mackerel, 1862-1864, United States Customhouse (Bath, Me.)

Submissions from 1861

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Journal of Fishing Voyage, Schooner Speedwell, 1861, William E. Rand

Submissions from 1860

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Journal of Fishing Voyage, Fishing Boat Two Sisters, 1860, James Bagley Jr

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Ship’s Papers, Schooner Eothen, 1860-1861, Witherle and Company

Submissions from 1859

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Journal of Fishing Voyage, Fishing Boat Pilot, 1859, George Chipman

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Journal of Fishing Voyage, Schooner Ann, 1859, Coffin Crowley

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Journal of Fishing Voyage, Schooner Argo (Harrington, Me.), 1859, Henry B. Flagg

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Journal of Fishing Voyage, Schooner Sabina, 1859, Hubbard Flagg

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Journal of Fishing Voyage, Schooner John, 1859, Nathan W. Huff