Smacks and Bawleys
|Many photographs from "Smacks and Bawleys"|
LO406 ( THISTLE ?) moored off Gravesend in the 1930s. A gaggle of ship tugs lie in the background, with CHALLENGE nearest to the camera.
Used in "Smacks and Bawleys" Page 13.
Harwich about 1947. CK104 in the foreground is the Tollesbury smack BLUEBELL, owned by L. Heard. A shrimp trawl hangs from her mast.
Used in Smacks and Bawleys, Page 110
Heaving up stowboat gear with the handspike windlass of a Leigh bawley fishing for whitebait in the Thames estuary.
From "Smacks and Bawleys" Page 65.
Source: John Leather Collection