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Inspection certificates issued by the Maine Commissioner of Sea and Shore Fisheries for sardine carriers owned by various sardine packing and canning companies in Maine, including the names of individual boats and factories, location of factories, and the total carrying capacity of the vessels in hogsheads, 1949-1957; memo from the Commissioner of Sea and Shore Fisheries concerning the Sealing of sardine carriers, 1949; lists of sardine boats and herring carriers, including the names of individual boats, name and location of factories that own them, total carrying capacity of the vessels in hogsheads and whether or not the boat has been Sealed or measured, 1949-1958; and an explanation of the method of computing the capacity of sardine carriers, n.d. [Note: Oversized documents necessitated scanning some pages in two parts.]


State of Maine Department of Sea and Shore Fisheries

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From the holdings of the Maine State Archives. For more information, contact the Maine State Archives directly at: Maine State Archives, 84 State House Station, Augusta, Maine 04333, tel: (207) 287-5788, email:, website:


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