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The Furuno FE- 4200 echo sounder which is on display at the Scarborough Maritime Heritage Centre.

Essential equipment for the fishing fleet

Fishing was a major industry in Scarborough with the trawlers going to areas such as the Dogger Bank to catch fish. At one time it was up to the skill of the skipper to decide where to fish, using his experience and watching the natural signs such as sea bird behaviour. As technology developed, electronic equipment could assist the skipper and make fishing more reliable. This included the development of echo sounders.

Improved version of the dental extractor on display at Beck Isle Museum.

Tooth extractor got to the root of pain

Within the Victorian Chemists Shop at Beck Isle Museum a variety of artefacts are displayed including patent medicines, surgical instruments and spectacles. There are also a small number of dentistry artefacts.

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