On board a fishing vessel out from Gloucester, Massachusetts. A winch man at the controls who has an important job as he controls the amount of trawl cable that is unwound from the winch. The amount of cable let out depends upon the depth of water, type of bottom, and tide conditions
Annotation on original negative jacket.
Title and other information from print in lot.
Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944.
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Temp. note: owibatch5
Film copy on SIS roll 16, frame 1455.