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Publisher Description

The waters off the east coast of Canada have seen their share of accidents and disasters during the twentieth century. In Newfoundland alone, countless lives have been swallowed up by the angry seas of the North Atlantic or have fallen victim to the devastating effects of fire, explosions, collisions, and ill fortune. In Beneath the Waves, Clarence Vautier navigates the twentieth century, demonstrating the evolution of the fishery throughout these years and detailing the human will to survive through trials of skill, courage, and most of all, luck. Stories found within include . . . The Loss of Three Rose Blanche Fishermen Dorymen from the Freda M. Collision in Port aux Basques Harbour West Point Tragedy The Storm of 1964 Collision in Halifax Harbour La Poile Tragedy Collision off Cape Race Tragedy at Grand Bruit Fire On Board the Wanda R. Deborah Medals of Bravery The Wreck of the Eastcliffe Hall . . . and many more tales of hardship on the frigid North Atlantic

GENRE
History
RELEASED
2006
June 28
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
227
Pages
PUBLISHER
Flanker Press
SELLER
eBOUND Canada
SIZE
9
MB

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