• Memories of Reg Matthews – by Trevor Bartlett

    Memories of Reg Matthews – by Trevor Bartlett

    7th February 2019

    There have been a few people who have helped me along the way during my career within the fishing industry, but none more so than Reg Matthews, who sadly passed away on 22 January, 2019, aged 87. Reg Matthews was…

  • Hull trawler memories

    Hull trawler memories

    26th July 2017

    Sailing smacks and box fleets in the late 1800s. Hull trawlerman William Oliver reminisces. Above: Socrates is a typical steam trawler that fished from Hull in the early 1900s. (Photo: Dr Alec Gill) My first recollections of Hull Fish Dock were…


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