Maritime

Maritime

The photo shows final touches being made to PZ 389 Ann Marcell at Peake's Boat Yard Tolcarne (archive reference 733). Ann Marcell was a 27-foot crabber built by Peake for David Hosking of Porthleven and launched in 1965.

The section of the catalogue about maritime matters includes photos and documents about coastguards, lifeboats, rocket wagons and shipwrecks. It includes material about the fishing industry, the trades associated with it (like boat building, net making, sail making, rope making) and fishing boats. 

PDF link: pdfMaritime Archive