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Account Book, Cecil Pierce, 1967-1991, Cecil Pierce Jan 1967

Account Book, Cecil Pierce, 1967-1991, Cecil Pierce

History of Maine Fisheries

Account book of Cecil Pierce, a lobster fisherman out of Southport (Me.). Records sales of lobsters and shrimp caught, including dollar amount received but not weight or quantities, and expenses paid for bait, license fees, supplies, utilities, boat maintenance and other items. Last page of book records expenses for “new house,” dated late 1970s. Pierce was credited for inventing one of the first plastic vents on lobster traps that enables smaller lobsters (“snappers” or “shorts”) to escape the traps unharmed, thus encouraging conservation of the species.


Records Of The State Of Maine Department Of Sea And Shore Fisheries, Maine Sardine Industry, 1966, Maine Sardine Industry Research And Quality Control Laboratory Jan 1966

Records Of The State Of Maine Department Of Sea And Shore Fisheries, Maine Sardine Industry, 1966, Maine Sardine Industry Research And Quality Control Laboratory

History of Maine Fisheries

Annual reports of the Maine Sardine Industry Research and Quality Control Laboratory, including grade summaries and case distribution of Sardines by can (e.g., keyless, key open), pack style (e.g., oil, mustard, tomato), and average number of fish per can in a given Season; also includes map showing division of coastal areas under the jurisdiction of the Maine Department of Sea and Shore Fisheries, 1966.


Records Of The State Of Maine Department Of Sea And Shore Fisheries, Lobsters – Traps, 1965, Maine Department Of Sea And Shore Fisheries, John F. Anderson Jan 1965

Records Of The State Of Maine Department Of Sea And Shore Fisheries, Lobsters – Traps, 1965, Maine Department Of Sea And Shore Fisheries, John F. Anderson

History of Maine Fisheries

Memorandum from John F. Anderson, Chief Coastal Warden, to Ronald W. Green, Commissioner, on L.D. #334 – An Act Limiting Number of Lobster Traps per Person, including the number of fishermen who set more than 250 and 350 traps, respectively, dated March 29, 1965


Ledger, Norman Davis, 1962, Norman Davis Jan 1962

Ledger, Norman Davis, 1962, Norman Davis

History of Maine Fisheries

Monthly ledger sheets of accounts kept by Norman Davis, a lobster fisherman out of New Harbor (Me.). Includes daily records of pounds, prices, traps hauled and stock for each month’s lobstering, as well as expenses for supplies, trap stock, gasoline, bait, and general maintenance. [Note: Oversized document necessitated scanning all pages in two parts.]


Records Of The State Of Maine Department Of Sea And Shore Fisheries, Dragger Permits, 1961-1966, Maine Department Of Sea And Shore Fisheries Jan 1961

Records Of The State Of Maine Department Of Sea And Shore Fisheries, Dragger Permits, 1961-1966, Maine Department Of Sea And Shore Fisheries

History of Maine Fisheries

Lists of permits issued to draggers operating in Casco Bay, Me., including name of the boat, its operator, and homeport, 1961-1966


Records Of The State Of Maine Department Of Sea And Shore Fisheries, Boat Surveys, 1961, Maine Department Of Sea And Shore Fisheries Jan 1961

Records Of The State Of Maine Department Of Sea And Shore Fisheries, Boat Surveys, 1961, Maine Department Of Sea And Shore Fisheries

History of Maine Fisheries

Surveys completed by wardens of various coastal districts in Maine that include the total number of outboard motor boats used at the “peak of [the] season” for various commercial fishing activities, including the lobster industry, clam and worm industry, weir fishing, seining, lobster pounds, and other miscellaneous fishing activities. the name of the warden is provided, but not the district or location. Also includes initial memo sent with the survey from the Commissioner of the State of Maine Department of Sea and Shore Fisheries to all coastal wardens, as well as a final grand total for the surveys.


Invoices, Norman Davis, 1960, 1969, Norman Davis Jan 1960

Invoices, Norman Davis, 1960, 1969, Norman Davis

History of Maine Fisheries

Collection of 192 invoices for Norman Davis, a lobster fisherman out of New Harbor (Me.) for the years 1960 and 1969. Records transactions with lobster dealers for lobsters sold, including pounds and prices, and supplies bought, including oil, gasoline, and bait. Dealers include Manley Gilbert of New Harbor (Me.), Small Bros. Wharf of New Harbor (Me.), and the Pemaquid Fisherman’s Co-operative of Pemaquid Harbor (Me.).


Records Of The State Of Maine Department Of Sea And Shore Fisheries, Maine Sardine Industry, 1960-1961, Maine Department Of Sea And Shore Fisheries Jan 1960

Records Of The State Of Maine Department Of Sea And Shore Fisheries, Maine Sardine Industry, 1960-1961, Maine Department Of Sea And Shore Fisheries

History of Maine Fisheries

Annual reports of the Maine Sardine Industry Research and Quality Control Laboratory, including grade summaries and case distribution of sardines by can style (e.g., keyless, key open), pack style (e.g., oil, mustard, tomato), and average number of fish per can in a given season, 1960-1961.


Records Of The State Of Maine Department Of Sea And Shore Fisheries, Maine Sardine Council, 1958-1966, Maine Department Of Sea And Shore Fisheries, Maine Sardine Council Jan 1958

Records Of The State Of Maine Department Of Sea And Shore Fisheries, Maine Sardine Council, 1958-1966, Maine Department Of Sea And Shore Fisheries, Maine Sardine Council

History of Maine Fisheries

Records of the Maine Sardine Council, including correspondence concerning use of various herring parts for non-food products (e.g., artificial pearl, nail polish, fire-fighting foam), 1958; minutes of the Research Sub-Committee of the Maine Sardine Council and the Maine Sardine Packers’ Association, 1959-1966; Nielsen reports to the Maine Sardine Council on the U.S. consumer sales and distribution of Sardines, some of which include both consumer selling prices and dealer buying prices by region and type of store, 1960-1962, 1965-1966; letter from the Commissioner for the Maine Department of Sea and Shore Fisheries to the U.S. Committee for Reciprocity ...


Records Of The State Of Maine Department Of Sea And Shore Fisheries, Maine Sardine Industry, 1957-1961, Maine Department Of Sea And Shore Fisheries Jan 1957

Records Of The State Of Maine Department Of Sea And Shore Fisheries, Maine Sardine Industry, 1957-1961, Maine Department Of Sea And Shore Fisheries

History of Maine Fisheries

Research reports of the Maine Sardine Industry ReSearch and Quality Control Laboratory on various aspects of the Maine Sardine industry, including sample tracking of defects and spoilage rates by packing method (e.g., keyless, key open, mustard, oil, tomato) and grade; fish count and weight; liquid content summary by type of liquid (e.g., oil or water); salt and moisture reSearch; reclassification of grades; distribution of fish by pack according to the geographical movement of the source of supply; comparison of transportation methods on quality of pack; comparison of storage methods prior to processing; comparison of quality by plant; major ...


Records Of The State Of Maine Department Of Sea And Shore Fisheries, Herrings And Sardines – Report Of The Maine Sardine Industry, 1957, Maine Department Of Sea And Shore Fisheries Jan 1957

Records Of The State Of Maine Department Of Sea And Shore Fisheries, Herrings And Sardines – Report Of The Maine Sardine Industry, 1957, Maine Department Of Sea And Shore Fisheries

History of Maine Fisheries

Report of the Maine Sardine Industry comparing labor and dollar value statistics between sardine packing and other manufacturing industries, 1957.


Records Of The State Of Maine Department Of Sea And Shore Fisheries, Clam Management, 1955, Maine Department Of Sea And Shore Fisheries Jan 1955

Records Of The State Of Maine Department Of Sea And Shore Fisheries, Clam Management, 1955, Maine Department Of Sea And Shore Fisheries

History of Maine Fisheries

Statement on the Proposed Shellfish Management Program appropriation for the State of Maine Department of Sea and Shore Fisheries concerning clam production in maine by pounds and dollar value and better management of decreasing stocks, 1955.


Records Of The State Of Maine Department Of Sea And Shore Fisheries, Canada, 1955-1963, Maine Department Of Sea And Shore Fisheries Jan 1955

Records Of The State Of Maine Department Of Sea And Shore Fisheries, Canada, 1955-1963, Maine Department Of Sea And Shore Fisheries

History of Maine Fisheries

Statistics for Maine landings from selected Canadian fishing areas by species and weight of fish, with some mention of boat names and number of fishing trips made to a given fishing ground, 1955-1963; also includes list of Portland, Me. and Rockland, Me. fishing boats used in Canadian waters, with boat names, location of fishing grounds, and total weight of fish landings, c. 1956-1958.


Records Of The State Of Maine Department Of Sea And Shore Fisheries, Maine Shellfisheries Association, 1954-1962, Maine Department Of Sea And Shore Fisheries Jan 1954

Records Of The State Of Maine Department Of Sea And Shore Fisheries, Maine Shellfisheries Association, 1954-1962, Maine Department Of Sea And Shore Fisheries

History of Maine Fisheries

Records of the Maine Shellfisheries Association, including statement by the Research Director of the Maine Department of Sea and Shore Fisheries regarding a proposed shellfish management program, 1954; lists of clam buyers and dealers for each coastal district in Maine, completed by the coastal warden for those districts, 1954; minutes for industry meetings of the Maine Shellfisheries Association, 1956, 1960, 1962; list of shellfish (including lobster and clam) dealers and processors, 1960; and list of maine clam dealers, ca. 1962.


Records Of The State Of Maine Department Of Sea And Shore Fisheries, Maine Seafood Directory Survey, 1953, Maine Department Of Sea And Shore Fisheries Jan 1953

Records Of The State Of Maine Department Of Sea And Shore Fisheries, Maine Seafood Directory Survey, 1953, Maine Department Of Sea And Shore Fisheries

History of Maine Fisheries

Survey sent by the Maine Department of Sea and Shore Fisheries to seafood suppliers of Maine seafood products, primarily within but also outside of the state of Maine, in order to determine the need for publication of an annual directory for the Maine seafood industry. Responses included the name and address of the company or individual to whom the survey was sent, types of seafood produced or distributed, and whether or not the end product was canned, frozen, fresh or live, 1953.


Records Of The State Of Maine Department Of Sea And Shore Fisheries, Lobsters – Size Change, District 5, 1952, Maine Department Of Sea And Shore Fisheries Jan 1952

Records Of The State Of Maine Department Of Sea And Shore Fisheries, Lobsters – Size Change, District 5, 1952, Maine Department Of Sea And Shore Fisheries

History of Maine Fisheries

Record of size changes in lobsters completed by the Maine Department of Sea and Shore Fisheries Coastal Warden for District 5 during the period of May-December, 1952, including individual names and locations of lobster fishermen and/or dealers, and whether a measurement change has occurred. [Note: Oversized documents necessitated scanning some pages in two parts.]


Records Of The State Of Maine Department Of Sea And Shore Fisheries, Lobsters – Size Change, District 4, 1952, Maine Department Of Sea And Shore Fisheries Jan 1952

Records Of The State Of Maine Department Of Sea And Shore Fisheries, Lobsters – Size Change, District 4, 1952, Maine Department Of Sea And Shore Fisheries

History of Maine Fisheries

Record of size changes in lobsters completed by the Maine Department of Sea and Shore Fisheries Coastal Warden for District 4 during the period of May-December, 1952, including individual names and locations of lobster fishermen and/or dealers, and whether a measurement change has occurred. [Note: Oversized documents necessitated scanning some pages in two parts.]


Records Of The State Of Maine Department Of Sea And Shore Fisheries, Lobsters – Size Change, District 3, 1952, Maine Department Of Sea And Shore Fisheries Jan 1952

Records Of The State Of Maine Department Of Sea And Shore Fisheries, Lobsters – Size Change, District 3, 1952, Maine Department Of Sea And Shore Fisheries

History of Maine Fisheries

Record of size changes in lobsters completed by the Maine Department of Sea and Shore Fisheries Coastal Warden for District 3 during the period of May-December, 1952, including individual names and locations of lobster fishermen and/or dealers, and whether a measurement change has occurred. [Note: Oversized documents necessitated scanning some pages in two parts.]


Records Of The State Of Maine Department Of Sea And Shore Fisheries, Lobsters – Size Change, District 2, 1952, Maine Department Of Sea And Shore Fisheries Jan 1952

Records Of The State Of Maine Department Of Sea And Shore Fisheries, Lobsters – Size Change, District 2, 1952, Maine Department Of Sea And Shore Fisheries

History of Maine Fisheries

Record of size changes in lobsters completed by the Maine Department of Sea and Shore Fisheries Coastal Warden for District 2 during the period of May-December, 1952, including individual names and locations of lobster fishermen and/or dealers, and whether a measurement change has occurred. [Note: Oversized documents necessitated scanning some pages in two parts.]


Records Of The State Of Maine Department Of Sea And Shore Fisheries, Lobsters – Size Change, District 1, 1952, Maine Department Of Sea And Shore Fisheries Jan 1952

Records Of The State Of Maine Department Of Sea And Shore Fisheries, Lobsters – Size Change, District 1, 1952, Maine Department Of Sea And Shore Fisheries

History of Maine Fisheries

Record of size changes in lobsters completed by the Maine Department of Sea and Shore Fisheries Coastal Warden for District 1 during the period of May-December, 1952, including individual names and locations of lobster fishermen and/or dealers, and whether a measurement change has occurred. [Note: Oversized documents necessitated scanning some pages in two parts.]


Records Of The State Of Maine Department Of Sea And Shore Fisheries, Herrings And Sardines – Boats, 1949-1958, Maine Department Of Sea And Shore Fisheries Jan 1949

Records Of The State Of Maine Department Of Sea And Shore Fisheries, Herrings And Sardines – Boats, 1949-1958, Maine Department Of Sea And Shore Fisheries

History of Maine Fisheries

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 ...


Account Book, Manville W. Davis, 1948-1954, Manville W. Davis Jan 1948

Account Book, Manville W. Davis, 1948-1954, Manville W. Davis

History of Maine Fisheries

Account book for Manville W. Davis records seine fishing activities, including quantity of fish caught and sold with prices per pound, primarily herring, mackerel, porgies and blue-backs, with some mention of lobster bait.


Records Of The State Of Maine Department Of Sea And Shore Fisheries, Crabs, 1948-1949, 1962, Maine Department Of Sea And Shore Fisheries Jan 1948

Records Of The State Of Maine Department Of Sea And Shore Fisheries, Crabs, 1948-1949, 1962, Maine Department Of Sea And Shore Fisheries

History of Maine Fisheries

Correspondence of the State of Maine Department of Sea and Shore Fisheries concerning lobster and crab shipments and the construction of crab traps, 1948-1949, 1962.


Records Of The State Of Maine Department Of Sea And Shore Fisheries, Alewives, 1947-1952, 1965, Maine Department Of Sea And Shore Fisheries Jan 1947

Records Of The State Of Maine Department Of Sea And Shore Fisheries, Alewives, 1947-1952, 1965, Maine Department Of Sea And Shore Fisheries

History of Maine Fisheries

Memos and correspondence of the Maine Department of Sea and Shore Fisheries concerning statistics for alewives, alewife runs, alewife fishing regulations, and the construction of fish ladders, 1947-1952, and 1965.


Final Pack Reports, Maine Sardine Council, 1941-1996, Maine Sardine Council Jan 1941

Final Pack Reports, Maine Sardine Council, 1941-1996, Maine Sardine Council

History of Maine Fisheries

Final annual pack reports for various Maine sardine Packing companies documenting the overall yearly total of tins Packed with breakdown by individual plant; type and size of container; and whether or not the Final product included spices (mustard or chili), oils (soybean, cottonseed, peanut or olive), tomato or hot sauces, or were smoked.


Account Book, Manville W. Davis, 1938-1947, Manville W. Davis Jan 1938

Account Book, Manville W. Davis, 1938-1947, Manville W. Davis

History of Maine Fisheries

Account book for Manville W. Davis records seine fishing activities, including quantity of fish caught and sold with prices per pound, primarily herring, mackerel and pollock, with some mention of cod. Also contains some records of expenses for maintenance and supplies.


Invoices And Letter, Lagerstrom Collection, 1933, Leslie P. Davis, Horatio D. Crie Jan 1933

Invoices And Letter, Lagerstrom Collection, 1933, Leslie P. Davis, Horatio D. Crie

History of Maine Fisheries

Invoices belonging to Leslie P. Davis of Monhegan Island for lobsters sold and supplies bought, including lumber, twine, gasoline, and food items from locations in Boothbay Harbor (Me.), Rockland (Me.), Portland (Me.), and Spruce Head (Me.), as well as Gloucester (Mass.). Also includes letter from Horatio D. Crie, Commissioner for the State of Maine Department of Sea and Shore Fisheries concerning the depletion of lobster stocks


Lobster Account Book 2, Frank W. Reynolds, 1931-1932, Frank W. Reynolds Jan 1931

Lobster Account Book 2, Frank W. Reynolds, 1931-1932, Frank W. Reynolds

History of Maine Fisheries

Account book of a lobsterman from Addison, Maine. The book lists number of lobsters caught, their weight and price per pound, the gallons of gas used and price, and the number of bushels of bait used and price per bushel.


Logbook, U.S.S. Pelican, 1930-1933, George W. Greenleaf, United States Bureau Of Fisheries Jan 1930

Logbook, U.S.S. Pelican, 1930-1933, George W. Greenleaf, United States Bureau Of Fisheries

History of Maine Fisheries

Logbook of the U.S.S. Pelican, a research vessel commanded by Captain George W. Greenleaf for the United States Bureau of Fisheries hatchery located on McKown Point in Boothbay Harbor (Me.). The vessel was used by the hatchery in its efforts to preserve and increase fish stocks, including cod, haddock, polluck and flounder, as well as lobsters. Records daily activities along the coast, including the number of seeders and eggs harvested and/or released, water temperatures, weather, and general maintenance of the vessel.


Lobster Account Book 1, Frank W. Reynolds, 1929-1930, Frank W. Reynolds Jan 1929

Lobster Account Book 1, Frank W. Reynolds, 1929-1930, Frank W. Reynolds

History of Maine Fisheries

Account book of a lobsterman from Addison, Maine. The book lists number of lobsters caught, their weight and price per pound, the gallons of gas used and price, and the number of bushels of bait used and price per bushel.