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Hue and Cry Bottom This ground lies W. mile from the Portland Lightship. It is about 2 1/2 miles long by 1 miles wide and extends in a generally N. and S. direction. The bottom is mainly rocks, though there is a sandy area lying inside it. Depths are from 4 fathoms, where is a buoy and where it breaks in heavy weather, to some 35 fathoms over much of the rest of the ground.

Cod and haddock are found here In the spring, and cod, haddock, and cusk in the fall months.