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Dr. George Yost Harry, 1919-2015

It is with regret that we write of the passing of Dr. George Yost Harry, who was a central figure in the early days of West Coast groundfish research.  Dr. Harry was one of the first employees the Oregon Fish … Continue reading

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Nick Bez and his clear conscience

“The tuna business is largely concentrated in Southern California. That industry, which always shows surface indications of bursting apart violently from internecine squabble, is capable of uniting almost instantly to give the most ruthless competition, in either the production, processing, … Continue reading

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More American boats for post-war foreign fisheries

As we have noted, a number of fishing boats were either built or reconditioned shortly after World War II and shipped to various foreign countries.  In 1949, the U.S. Army bought 12 motor trawlers for the Germany fishing industry and … Continue reading

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The fishing fleet the Americans built for the Soviets

We are feeling quite efficient these days, always pleasant. The book is actually going quite well and we are tossing around the word “deadline” without flinching very much, which perhaps is not wise. But there have been some interesting connections … Continue reading

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