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Augusta, Maine

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Annual sardine pack reports by county and factory, including names and locations of factories, and quantity of cases by type of pack (e.g., oil, mustard, tomato, smoked), 1937-1939; statistics for statewide totals of cases of canned sardines, 1875-1949; monthly totals of pounds of Sardines processed by three unnamed plants in Lubec, Me. and Eastport, Me., ca. 1940; list of Maine sardine packers, including factory name, location, and contact person, ca. 1940; table showing amount in bushels of fish received and rejected in Maine sardine factories, including factory name and location, 1946; list of Maine sardine, alewife and flake fish packers, 1947; memo to wardens concerning change in sardine season, 1947; list of Maine smoked herring and bloater packing factories, 1947; list of total sardine pack by factory, including factory name and location, 1947; memo regarding herring production in Maine, 1947; list of total sardine packs by county and/or factory, 1937-1938; memo to all licensed herring seiners, weirmen and factory operators concerning laws on the releasing or dumping of herring after scaling and the smothering of herring, 1950; list of measured herring carriers, including name of boat, factory, location, and carrying capacity in hogsheads, 1951; list of Maine sardine packers, 1953; list of measured herring carriers, including name of boat, factory, location, and carrying capacity in hogsheads, 1953; disposition of Maine catch and imports of herring, 1966; text of An Act Relating to Purse Seining for Herring in Shoal Waters, 1967; total dollar value of Sea herring landings, 1959-1965, 1967. [Note: Oversized documents necessitated scanning some pages in two parts.]


State of Maine Department of Sea and Shore Fisheries

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