Ray belongs to: The Fishermen's Mission
Ray was born in Sunderland into a fishing family. He has fished since the age of 3. He worked from North Shields and Grimsby. Ray is now retired and continues to fish in his leisure time.
Ray was interviewed by Carl Greenwood on 8 November 2005. The interview took place at North Shields Fishermen's Mission and lasted 54 minutes and 21 seconds.
In the wheelhouse of the Conduan
Sitting in the wheelhouse of the Conduan. Ray is wearing a yellow jumper, which travelled miles before eventually falling to bits. The wheelhouse was equipped with the latest navigation and sonar systems.
Ray has 17 memories in the memorynet:
Ray's memories with a Traditions theme:
Ray's other memories:
- Growing up in the fishing community
- The fishing community
- Being caught in a hurricane on the Dogger Bank
- A regular fishing trip
- An unforgetable trip
- Adjusting to life ashore
- The Fishermen's Mission
- Hauling prawns
- The Conduan
- Ray and his father
- In the wheelhouse of the Conduan
- Taking a break
- The Conduan being launched