Project ID965
DescriptionWhen the Pioneer Sailing Trust completed the renovation of the 1864 deep sea oyster smack, the 'Pioneer', they asked Brightlingsea U3A to research the kind of clothing that would have been worn by the fishermen in the harsh winter conditions of the North Sea
TopicSocial history
TypeU3A-led research (SLP)
U3ABrighlingsea U3A
Organization/partnerPioneer Sailing Trust
Year started2019
Source of referenceThird Age Matters No.43 Autumn 2020, p46
Output'Oysters and Oilskins; the clothes of Victorian East Coast fishermen'
Available on ebay at £9.99
NotesThe book was supported by a grant from Essex Heritage Trust