Fishing Barges of California 1921-1998 by Ed Ries

SKU Bx128-FISHINGBARGESCA1921-1998/0967924707

Monterey Publications 2000, softcover, 8 1/2 x 11", 104 pages

Looks back at the 110+ fishing barges moored off the coast of California. Covers the business, the barges & their unique histories, & of course, fishing on the barges.

This book is the result of many years of research and with 280 historical photos and illustrations, the complete story of the barge industry is documented from its beginnings in 1921 until the last barge was decommissioned in 1998. To date, it is the only book ever published on the subject. All who are interested in ocean fishing and local history will enjoy the many stories about the Fishing Barges of California 1921-1998, a forgotten era of maritime history unique to Southern California.

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