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xiv   FISHERIES STATISTICS

3. Capital Equipment-Primary Operations. Value of Fishing Vessels, Boats, Nets, Traps, Piers
and Wharves, etc., employed in the Canadian Fisheries, 1919, 1920 and 1921-concluded

 

 

 

Inland

Fisheries

 

 

 

Equipment

 

1919

 

 

1920

 

 

1921

 

 

Number

 

 

Value

Number

 

 

Value

Number

 

 

Value

 

 

 

 

$

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Steam vessels or tugs    

 

145

 

898,365

 

142

 

993,357

 

136'

 

921,938

Boats (sail and row)    

 

2,675

 

171,212

 

2,280

 

148,968

 

2,528

 

151 244

Boats (gasoline)    

 

995

 

484,107

 

1,012

 

529,621

 

1,114

 

586,250

Gill nets    

 

 

 

1,119,721

 

 

 

1,246,746

 

 

 

1,056,309

Seines    

 

542

 

35,362

 

426

 

34,305

 

338

 

33,700

Pound nets    

 

1,205

 

780,245

 

1,108

 

777,107

 

1,072

 

722,410

Hoop nets    

 

2,582

 

70, 018

 

2,282

 

95,037

 

2,229,

 

78,818

Lines    

 

1,024

 

6,292

 

1,016

 

7,282

 

1,243

 

25,234

Weirs    

 

396

 

47,080

 

321

 

41,058

 

431

 

116,582

Eel traps    

 

10

 

30

 

175

 

525

 

193

 

772

Fish wheels    

 

2

 

250

 

4

 

850

 

5

 

580

Spears    

 

199

 

669

 

122

 

410

 

116

 

1,001

Fishing piers and wharves    

 

316

 

146,350

 

341

 

127,818

 

369

 

128,293

Freezers and ice-houses    

 

715

 

402,624

 

600

 

359,905

 

738

 

330,331

Small fish and smoke houses    

 

139

 

24,615

 

93

 

23,170

 

85

 

24,220

Total value    

 

 

 

4,186,940

 

 

 

4,386,159

 

 

 

4,177,682

'Including 2 barges valued at $4,000.   'Including 41 dip or roll nets valued at $324.

I. Employees in Primary Operations, 1919, 1920 and 1921

1919

1921

1919

Employees

Sea Fisheries
1920

Inland Fisheries
1920

1921

Men employed-

On steam trawlers    

On vessels    

On boats   

On carrying smacks    

Fishing not in boats    

Total       58,885   49,594   47,445   8,919   7,6031   7,785

5. Capital Equipment'-Fish Canning and Curing, 1919, 1920 and 1921

 

1919

 

1920

1921

Description of Establishment

Establish-

ments

Value

Establish-

ments

Value

Establish-

ments

Value

 

no.

$

no.

 

no.

 

Lobster canneries    

520

2,031,409

578

2,426,920

538

1,976,696

Salmon canneries    

76

13,961,100

67

10,072,356

58

10,617,367

Clam canneries    

13 l

1,131,228

9

90,449

8

71,605

Sardine and other fish canneries    

1 J

 

8

750,204

5

830,678

Whale oil and fish oil factories'

10

1,475,121

11

1,558,147

5

174,081

..............

Fish curing establishments    

308

4,602,016

267

5,614,189

228

5,741,563   t

Total    

928

23,200,874

940

20,512,265

842

19,411,990

'Comprises value of land and buildings, machinery, fish products, fuel and supplies on hand, and cash and operating accounts.

'Fish oil factories only in 1921.   1

6. Employees in Fish Canning and Curing Establishments, 1919, 1920 and 1921

 

1919

1920

1921

Description of Establishment

Male

Female

Total

Male

Female

Total

Male

Female

Total

Persons employed in-

no.

no.

no.

no.

no.

no.

no.

no.

no.

Lobster canneries    

3,730

3,516

7,246

4,280

4,001

8,281

3,323

3,504

6,827

Salmon canneries    

4,582

2,415

6,997

4,266

2,056

6,322

2,550

1,748

4,298

Clam canneries    

339

384

723

57

105

162

37

109

146

Sardine and other fish canneries   

 

 

 

431

324

755

290

413

703

Whale oil and fish oil factories'   

377

 

385

229

7

236

42

 

42

Fish curing establishments   

2,527

478

3,005

2,452

291

2,743

1,901

187

2,088

Total    

11,555

6,801

18,356

11,715

6,784

18,4991

8,113

5,961

14,104

'Fish oil factories only in 1921.

no.

200 7,821

49,994 870

no.

206 6,858 41,992

538

no.

175 5,988 40,697

585

no.

88- 7 5,416

2,61- 6

no.

854 4,888

1,86- 1

no.

 

736 5,298

 

1,75- 1


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