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Dock-u-mentaries: Dories To Draggers: The Evolution Of New Bedford’s Fishing Fleet, An Illustrated Talk By Paul Doucette

Dock-u-mentaries: Dories to Draggers: The Evolution of New Bedford’s Fishing Fleet, An Illustrated Talk by Paul Doucette

When:
December 20, 2019 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm America/New York Timezone
2019-12-20T19:00:00-05:00
2019-12-20T20:30:00-05:00
Where:
New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park Theater
33 William Street
New Bedford
MA 02740
Cost:
Free
Contact:
New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center
508-993-8894

Author Paul Doucette was born and raised in Fairhaven, Massachusetts, the youngest son of Captain Louis Doucette, Jr., a New Bedford fisherman whose career spanned fifty years. His grandfather, Captain Louis Doucette, Sr., was one of the earliest proponents of the movement from dory fishing to trawling, a change which catapulted New Bedford to fishing prominence. Doucette will present an illustrated talk and share stories about the evolution of fishing vessels.

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38 Bethel Street
New Bedford, MA 02740
508-993-8894

Located in New Bedford, the nation’s most valuable fishing port, New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center is dedicated to preserving and presenting the story of the fishing industry past, present, and future through exhibits, programs, and archives.

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