MP to work alongside fishermen aboard Brixham’s newest trawler

The first new beam trawler built in a generation at Brixham is heading out to sea this weekend with a new recruit. MP Anthony Mangnall will be finding out what life is like for fishermen. The 35.2m F/V Georgina of Ladram has been hailed as a “a symbol of confidence” for Brixham and was the first new-build beam trawler in around 30 years. The MP’s South Devon constituency includes the thriving fishing port and he will set off from Brixham to spend the weekend alongside the crew who work a watch pattern of six hours on, six hours off. “Having spent two years talking about the work of the Brixham, Dartmouth, Salcombe fishermen, I thought it was about time I witnessed first-hand the hard work that goes into catching our world-class fish.  >click to read< 10:34

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