Tag Archives: 1943

The Wallflowers- Gloucester 1943

Click image or here to see full sized at Shorpy June 1943. “Gloucester, Mass. Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Lopez. They have two boys in the armed forces, six children altogether. He is a fish skinner in the Gorton-Pew fishery.” Photo … Continue reading

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That German U-Boat That Torpedoed Our Grandfathers Fishing Boat The Ben and Josephine? Here’s The Account of It’s Day Of Reckoning

Here’s the account of the sinking of our Grandfather Captain Joe Ciaramitaro’s Ben and Josephine- http://www.wholesalelobster.com/ David Teele forwards the link to the account of the last days of the German U-boat the 432 on the 11th of March 1943- … Continue reading

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Mackerel Fishing 1943 Out Of Gloucester Aboard The Alden, Fishermen’s Memorial Service and More

Thanks to Jo-Ann Castano for forwarding me this link Click the picture below to view the slide show of 83 photos located at the Library of Congress

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