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Pictures Of Whitby By The Sea

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Whitby has many connections with the sea. The pictures in this gallery are in some way connected to the seaside. The photographs here are shown in order of date taken with the most recent coming first. View All Our Whitby Photo Galleries Here Please click the thumbnails to see full ...

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The Whale And The Sea Otter

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ASTONISHED fishermen enjoyed a close encounter of the huge kind when a young whale attempted to befriend them at sea. The juvenile humpback rubbed and carressed their vessels for 20 minutes as they fished in the waters some nine miles north-east of Whitby. Experts from marine research and conservation charity ...

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Roy Townsend RIP

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Pictured here outside the Railway Station is Roy Townsend with his record breaking Esk Sea Trout. Roy was a local legend on the Esk waters and his family still live in the area. Roy held the British sea Trout record at the time with that fish, it weighed 20lb 2oz ...

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Fleet Must Work 17 Times Harder Than It Did 100 Years Ago

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The UK’s modern fishing fleet must work 17 times harder for the same catch as their sail-powered Victorian counterparts, a study has claimed, suggesting the decline in fish stocks is more profound than previously thought. Records of fish landings dating back to the 1880s showed UK trawlers – then fishing ...

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