This old way of life of the sea has disappeared.
Fishing Facts: Marine News: Arrived at Yarmouth NS on Wednesday, Schr.Dot & Hollie, Capt. Ritcey with 70 swordfish. The following arrived at Lunenburg NS: on Thursday, Schr. Fairmorse, Capt. Tanner, with 140,000 pounds of fresh fish; on Monday, trawler Marion Crouse with 40,000 pounds of fresh fish; trawler Marie Brenda, Capt. Lace with 40,0000 pounds of fresh fish; on Tuesday, trawler Cape George II, Capt. Demone with 60,000 pounds of fresh fish. Lunenburg Progress Enterprise July 30, 1947, courtesy Dave Tanner
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)
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 the present.
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
IN MEMORIAM Roberta Sheedy
April 20, 2005
The Way It Was - stories containing facts of how the fisheries was
Personal recollections, letters, diaries, accounts of the sea
Photographs - old and new
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
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Last modified or updated July 3, 2005