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History: Photo of Bunker Boat Pocahontas Ashore on Plum Island

We dug into the archives to find this historic picture.

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Photo: The Long Island Collection, East Hampton Library.

From the description of the photo: The bunker boat Pocahontas ashore on Plum Island. The Pocahontas was probably in the employee of Smith Meal at Promised Land. This photograph was part of a collection of images documenting the bunker fishing or menhaden industry's ties between Promised Land in East Hampton and Greenport.


Photo: The Long Island Collection, East Hampton Library. This image is part of a collection of material on the Promised Land Fish Factory and the connection to Greenport, collected by the Sterling Historical Society.