Rigby’s Encyclopaedia of the Herring

A work in progress with no end in sight

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BALDIE

On the C19th Scottish origins and naming of the herring drifter known as the Baldie, including a photograph of two at Pittenweem

VENTJAGER

How they got the good new herring from somewhere off the coast of Scotland to wealthy Dutch burghers fresh from a hard day of being painted by Rembrandt

ZULU

A compromise between the Fifie and the Scaffie, a boat with a popular design which didn't adapt well to the introduction of steam