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Monday, 21 May 2012

Ajax at sea

 Steaming past with the crew gutting in the afterdeck, the Breton trawler Scuderia........
 always a tricky moment for the man in the side deck, waiting to see if he has thrown the grapple far enough to pick up the dhan rope........
 fish guts always prove a popular dish with the escorting sea birds......
 unusual catch of the day.......
 two men ithe side deck 'picking out' the fish from the net as it comes off the hauler......
 the hake are ket in slush ice on deck to chill them before they are iced away in the fish room below.....
 'overending' the net into the net pound ready to be shot away again......
 and then the glit arrived.......
 no amount of washing with the deck wash........
 seems to move the stuff.......
 as it pours of the deck.......
 look out Tom Daley, there's a late challenge coming from Cornwall for the high dive.......
 who struggles to get back aboard.......

before being given the traditional flour bagging......
big marks high up in the water on the sounder.