BBC HomeExplore the BBC
This page was last updated in February 2004We've left it here for reference.More information

18 September 2014
Accessibility help
Text only
Legacies - North-East Scotland

BBC Homepage
 Legacies
 UK Index
 North-East Scotland
Article
Listings
Your stories
 Archive
 Site Info
 BBC History
 Where I Live

Contact Us

Like this page?
Send it to a friend!

 
Work
Aberdeen's Herring Fleet

Although the fishing industry in Aberdeen was long established, its harbour having first been mentioned in 1136, up until the mid 19th Century, the industry was small compared to other centres on the north east coast, such as Buckie, Fraserburgh, Findhorn and Peterhead. However, by the turn of the 20th Century, Aberdeen was established as the major Scottish fishing port. This turnaround brought about by the introduction of the steam trawler. More...

Read More

Your comments




Print this page
Archive
Look back into the past using the Legacies' archives. Find nearly 200 tales from around the country in our collection.

Read more >
Internet Links
Scotland's Fishing Industry
–Resource from the Scotsman
Scotland on Film
The Scottish Herring Girls
The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Web sites.
Humber
Hull's colourful history
Related Stories
Fish and Ships
Sole Mates
Shipyard Stories




About the BBC | Help | Terms of Use | Privacy & Cookies Policy