Interview with Don Thompson

Don Thompson is a commercial fisherman who started fishing for mackerel in the 1940s. This is his first boat The Nomad which he built for mackerel fishing in and later used as a prawn trawler.
Don Thompson is a commercial fisherman who started fishing for mackerel in the 1940s. This is his first boat The Nomad which he built for mackerel fishing and later used as a prawn trawler.

Don Thompson is a commercial fisherman who fished on the Great Barrier Reef from the mid 1940’s till 1960. This interview is an unedited conversation between Don and Kate Osborne. Excerpts from this conversation are used in the radio documentary Latitude 18.

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