Toward an oral history of Cape Ann : Cluett, Hubert

Title:

Toward an oral history of Cape Ann : Cluett, Hubert

Creator:

Cluett, Hubert Interviewee.;Masters, David Interviewer.

Publisher:

[Gloucester, Mass] : Sawyer Free Library

Date:

1978

Description:

4 sound files, digital, MPEG3 file

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OH 15 Part 1
OH 15 Part 2
OH 15 Part 3
OH 15 Part 4

Linda Brayton and David Masters, principal oral historians.;Interviewer: David Masters

TRACKS: CD28 1. Storms and hardships -- 2. Storm of February, 1978, similarities to other storms, The Can Do and the sinking of vessels -- 3. The Can Do -- 4. How started -- 5. Early experiences, sailing and fishing -- 6. Barbados, 1920 -- 7. U.S. immigration -- 8. Disliked fishing -- 9. How he learned fishing -- 10. Shares, pay -- 11. Narrator's children -- 12. Later years CD29 1. Dead reckoning -- 2. Change in U.S. -- 3. Trouble aboard -- 4. Pay and unionism -- 5. Unions -- 6. Financing vessels -- 7. Settling up and sending money home.

Some names and terms used in this interview: Cape Breton Island, Sidney, Joran, S.E. Georges Bank, Oporto, Prince Edward Island, Main topsail, Puritan, Capt. Ben Pine, Dragging, Barbados, Trawling, Lee, Ice shore, Bellorin, Newfoundland, Flunky, Seining, Loran, Sounding lead, Pat McHugh, Raymonde, Capt, Charles Nelson, High liner.

Originally issued on sound cassettes and transferred to compact discs.

Subject:

Fisheries -- Massachusetts -- Gloucester.;Fishers -- Massachusetts -- Gloucester -- Labor Unions.;Oral history -- Massachusetts -- Cape Ann.

Ann, Cape (Mass.) -- History -- Anecdotes.;Ann, Cape (Mass.) -- Social life and customs.

Collection :

Gloucester Oral History Collection

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Citation :

Cluett, Hubert Interviewee.;Masters, David Interviewer., "Toward an oral history of Cape Ann : Cluett, Hubert," in NOBLE Digital Heritage, Item #7620, http://heritage.noblenet.org/items/show/7620 (accessed October 1, 2014).