Banks Dories

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Banks Dory - Mother Ships
... Banks dories were carried aboard mother ships, usually fishing schooners, and used for handlining cod on the Grand Banks ... Prior to the introduction of Banks dories, fish were caught with handlines from the mother ship alone ... Weather permitting, the dories were launched early each day with one or two crew and bait from previous catches ...

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