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Associated Fisheries

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of London

1889 J. Bennett formed his business, supplying fishmongers outside London with fish, etc

1929 Public company incorporated to carry on the business of fishmongers by acquiring J. Bennett (Billingsgate) Ltd [1][2]

Later became much involved in fishing, having a fleet of trawlers as well as fish processing.

1960s Associated had the largest British fishing fleet

1990 Geest merged its fish processing activities with those of Associated Fisheries as Macfish[3]

1992 Both partners planned to sell their joint venture, Macfish, making a significant loss[4]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Times, March 2, 1929
  2. The Times, March 11, 1929
  3. The Times, March 25, 1992
  4. The Times, April 3, 1992