Tag Archives: Captain Gordon White

Cleaning our desk

We are extremely pleased to say that the book has gone to our publisher at last. Alert readers will remember this is the project we started during our fellowship at the Rachel Carson Center in Munich, almost three years ago. … Continue reading

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The perch spot and the fisherman’s black book

 Charles R. (Bob) Hitz                                                       Oct. 29, 2012 In George Moskovita’s book “Living off the Pacific Ocean Floor” he mentions fisherman Jackie Ray. “He was something, that fellow.  He went places in the fishing business.  … Continue reading

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Oregon trawlers called them “rosies”

One of the stories that I vividly remember from my days working for The Oregonian was a meeting that Oregon Sea Grant agent Bob Jacobsen set up with four of Newport’s older fishermen. One of them was Gordon White and … Continue reading

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