Salt Barque, Gloucester, 1912

The Italian salt barque Nostra Signora del Boschetto drying her sails. When Gloucester could not make enough salt for our fleet, we imported it from Europe.

The Italian salt barque Nostra Signora del Boschetto drying her sails. When Gloucester could not make enough salt for our fleet, we imported it from Europe.

About Fredrik Bodin

Fred Bodin is a photographer who owns a gallery on Main Street in downtown Gloucester, MA. The gallery features Fred's land and seascapes, as well as historic images printed from the old negatives.
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3 Responses to Salt Barque, Gloucester, 1912

  1. love the photo, interesting that we needed to import salt

  2. News to me! Good one Fred! Do we know if the boat took advantage of Tarr and Wonson while they were here ;)

  3. Dave Moore says:

    Fred – this is a good one what year was this do you know? Salt production is big this way using various techniques as salt is in major demand for the countries staple food of KImshee – quite a history here. Heard about this also…
    Press Release – 27 April 2013
    FIRST SUSTAINABLE EXPORT SOLAR SALT FARM OPENED IN CAMBODIA
    http://www.infracoasia.com/images/features/InfraCo_Asia_Press_Release_27_Apr_2013_-_Cambodia_Salt_Opening.pdf

    Thanks Dave :-)

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