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Transvac Herring Pump On The Plan B Video

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Herring Pump At Cape Seafood on The State Fish Pier, Gloucester

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Herring Seiner Sunlight Herring Pump

The hose highlighted with the blue arrows is attached to the pump head.  The hose gets lowered into the hold to pump out the herring.   What would take a boatload of men to bail out the fish is now … Continue reading

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Beautiful Industry- Herring Seiner Sunlight Herring Pump

The Sunlight and The Starlight are in town.  Time to get some pictures. Herring Seiner Sunlight Herring Pump, originally uploaded by captjoe06.

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On Board Herring Pump

Cape Seafoods Herring Boat Flushes Its Hold

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Herring Boat Transvac Nozzle

This is the nozzle that gets lowered down into the hold to suck the herring out.  Note the round connections.  That is a pretty standard size for these transvacs and interchange for quick connecting and disconecting in the event that … Continue reading

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The Old Empire Fish

The Old Empire Fish, originally uploaded by captjoe06. This fish company used to employ many many workers in this huge building. Now through innovations in the fishing industry like Transvac Herring pumps and herring conveyor hoppers, hundreds of thousands of … Continue reading

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Pump Hose Attatchment

This is the piece of equipment that attaches to the huge hoses that suck the herring from the holds of the herring boats. They add water to the fish and it creates a vacuum which sucks the herring out using … Continue reading

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