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Records include coaster’s manifests and related papers for various coasting vessels employed in the importation and exportation of salt used for curing fish and salted fish, including cod and herring, with mention of both foreign and domestic ports, 1908-1917; ship’s papers for various schooners out of Castine, Me. on fishing voyages, primarily cod and herring, to the Grand Banks and the Newfoundland fisheries, including mention of fishing outfits and salt carried on board for curing fish at sea, 1913-1917. [From Series I of the Customhouse Records Collection, Penobscot Marine Museum. Note: Oversized documents necessitated scanning of some pages in two parts.]


Gift of [Mrs. Robert Applebee, 1980].

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