Commercial Fishing Video Of The Day | Jess The Scottish Herring Lass


 

A song about the Herring fishing industry when it was at its peak in the early 1900`s.

Following the fortunes of the herring lasses.

The Scottish Herring Lassies were the salt of the earth, they followed the herring boats from Northern Scotland down the coast as far as East Anglia, gutting and packing as they went. They were a common sight on the country's docks for many decades during the last century.

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