The Story of the World’s Greatest Fishing Port
Grimsby was a phenomenon. In the space of 100 years,
from 1800 to 1900, its population soared from 1,000
past 63,000 and it rose to become the premier fishing
port in the world. But over the last 50 years, for
reasons beyond its control, its importance has dramatically
diminished. Here, the town’s rise and demise
are retold with illustrations.