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Lobster Fishers of Ballantyne’s Cove – Miss Ainslie

Oct 22, 2017 | Land & Sea

Miss Ainslie

Samuel Harris, Allan Adams

Vessel name: Miss Ainslie

Age of boat: about 9 years

Reason for name: “The name was on it when I purchased it.”

Berth: Pomquet banks

Obtained licence from: He bought it locally – from Eustace MacEachern.

54 years fishing

51 years with his own gear

first year fishing

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Photos – Cassie MacGillivray and Kathryn Collicott

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