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Marilyn Belmore

Interviewee Description Interviewer Date of Interview Location of Interview Affiliation Collection
Lars Vinjerud

Lars Vinjerud is the owner and president of Fleet Fisheries. His father was a fisherman and Lars began fishing as a boy. He fished out of New Bedford and in Alaska. He worked his way up to captain and purchased his own vessel. He discusses his life, his company, and the industry.

Marilyn Belmore New Bedford, MA Working Waterfront Festival The Working Waterfront Festival Community Documentation Project
Paul Nosworthy

Mr. Nosworthy is the owner of New England Marine Engineering. In this interview, he describes work of his company which does industrial refrigeration and electrical repairs, the challenges and the future of the commercial fishing industry.

Marilyn Belmore New Bedford, MA Working Waterfront Festival The Working Waterfront Festival Community Documentation Project
Joe Kaknes

Joe Kaknes talks about his time as a fisherman in the 1970's, the changes he saw over the years since and the future of the industry.

Marilyn Belmore New Bedford, MA Working Waterfront Festival The Working Waterfront Festival Community Documentation Project
John "Jeff" Ferreira

John (Jeff) Ferreira describes the development of his family owned business, F & B Rubberized, which supplies the commercial fishing industry. The company is a leader in the recycling industry and is known for its' innovative products. Jeff also describes his time scalloping and the changes throughout the years in the New Bedford commercial fishing industry.

Marilyn Belmore New Bedford, MA Working Waterfront Festival The Working Waterfront Festival Community Documentation Project

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