Thank you to Andy Hall for sending me the photos above, that he got
from two contacts.
Andy has also set up a web
site giving the history of the
trawlers that sailed from Granton.
"The photos are of the net making
store of The Great Grimsby Cosalt and Tanning Co Ltd. They had this
yard to the rear of the bank at Granton Square.
The company also had
a store / shop on the Middle Pier where the fisherman would buy
gloves, sea boots, mattresses, blankets and basically almost all items of
Andy Hall, Newcastle upon Tyne, England: March 6 2008
Cosalt International Ltd is still in business (March 2008). It is
still based at Grimsby, Lincolnshire, but has a branch at Leith,
Edinburgh. It provides marine and industrial safety equipment and