SC 254: Freeman Collection - 08 - Fishing

No, it wasn't common practice to spear-fish from chasers. This is almost certainly a photograph taken shortly after a depth charge or mine detonated. It was common for many fish to rise to the surface, stunned by the detonation. crewman would simply gather them.

Catching fish.
fishing on subchaser SC 254

Edmund Freeman on SC 254, with fish.
Freeman on subchaser SC 254
Photographs courtesy of Dave Freeman, son of crewman Edmund F. Freeman.