Captain Carroll Curry, one of the first Black captains of a menhaden boat on The Northern Neck, started out fishing by hand nets, with chantey singers helping to ease the physical toll of hauling the nets that had tons of fish in them; the hands of Black men pulling the nets for White men’s boats.
Captain Carroll Curry of Ditchley Source: Kit Oliynyk, July 25, 2013 Faces of the Menhaden
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