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TITLE
Fishing Fleet arriving in Wick Harbour
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_CARD_1679
PLACENAME
Wick
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
CAITHNESS: Wick
PERIOD
1890s; 1900s
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
33601
KEYWORDS
postcards
Caithness
harbours
fishing boats
herring port
fishing port
fishing ports
herring fishing
herring girls
fishing fleets
Fishing Fleet arriving in Wick Harbour

Postcard of the fishing fleet arriving back in Wick Harbour.

Once one of the main herring ports in the north of Scotland, Wick harbour sheltered hundreds of boats. At times there were fifteen thousand people in Wick including the fishermen and the women cleaning and packing the fish.

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Fishing Fleet arriving in Wick Harbour

CAITHNESS: Wick

1890s; 1900s

postcards; Caithness; harbours; fishing boats; herring port; fishing port; fishing ports; herring fishing; herring girls; fishing fleets

Highland Libraries

Highland Libraries' Postcard Collection

Postcard of the fishing fleet arriving back in Wick Harbour.<br /> <br /> Once one of the main herring ports in the north of Scotland, Wick harbour sheltered hundreds of boats. At times there were fifteen thousand people in Wick including the fishermen and the women cleaning and packing the fish.