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Fishing? - It was "A WAY OF LIFE"
and
Lost At Sea




Lunenburg schooners, Newfoundland
The Lunenburg fishing fleet at Burin, Newfoundland c. late 1920s
Photograph courtesy Maxwell Corkum

This old way of life of the sea has disappeared.




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Fishing Facts: Little or no fish has been brought in here as yet, owing we suppose to the scarcity. In Trinity Bay [NF] last week some fish made its appearance, and the people succeeded in catching a few quintals; but at last accounts they are not doing much. The Harbour Grace Standard and Conception Bay Advertiser, June 13, 1866 - courtesy Sue O'Neill




Fishing on Grand Banks
Primitive painting by Ivan Scott Tanner (1918-1995), Stonehurst, NS, painted with house paints c. 1980.
Depicts schooner with dories on Grand Banks



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What's New? - November 24, 2001


Lost at Sea

Alphabetical lists of names of those Lost At Sea - listed by province, state or country
(click on the province, state or country names in the tables below)
CANADA

Nova Scotia - all names (NS memorials, crew lists, counties)
New Brunswick
Newfoundland & Labrador
Prince Edward Island
Québec including Îles de la Madeleine
Manitoba
Maritimes Unknown
Canada & "The Provinces"



UNITED STATES "EAST" COAST

Alabama
Connecticut
Florida
Georgia
Indiana
Maine
Maryland
(1) Massachusetts
(2) GloucesterUSA and much more (outside link)
Michigan
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New York
North Carolina
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island

Virginia



OTHER COUNTRIES

Barbados
Belgium
British Guyana
Denmark
England
Finland
France including St-Pierre & Miquelon
Germany
Holland
Iceland
Ireland
Italy
Norway
Portugal including The Azores
Puerto Rico
Russia
Scotland
Spain
Sweden




August Gales of 1926-27 - twelve schooners, 186 men, from Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and Gloucester lost off Sable Island with names of crews lost and photographs of 83 of those men and boys

County lists of Nova Scotia fishermen and mariners lost - hundreds of names that are not on memorials organized by individual county.

Memorials to Fishermen and Mariners in Atlantic Canada - with photographs, inscriptions, names of those lost, names matched to a number of vessels, Blessings of the Fleets

The Hungry Sea - Atlantic Canada sea tragedies and tragic mysteries 1850 to 2000.

Home From The Sea - safe endings 1875 to 1950.

The Aftermath - stories of, by, from and about those left behind

List of Nova Scotia names, 1846 - 1965 - which are engraved on the Gloucester Fishermen's Memorial Cenotaph

Visit USAOut of Gloucester - Down to the Sea in Ships - sister site in Gloucester, Massachusetts.



Fishing? - It Was "A WAY OF LIFE"

The Way It Was - stories containing facts of how the fisheries was

Maps

Personal recollections, letters, diaries, accounts of the sea

Photographs - old and new

Rum Running

Seafaring Lore - weather, legends, bits and pieces

Sealing - Nova Scotia fur sealing schooners in the Southern Hemisphere

The Lighter Side

The Ties That Bind - Canada and the United States, especially Nova Scotia and Gloucester, Massachusetts

The Ties That Almost Break - Canada, United States, Reciprocity, Tariffs and the Fisheries

Tributes and Plaques - tributes & plaques in parts of Nova Scotia concerning fishing, seafaring and shipbuilding

Whaling - at New Harbour, Lunenburg County, Nova Scotia


Books

Interesting Links



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Last modified or updated November 24, 2001