Beneath the Waves: Newfoundland Sea Stories by Clarence VautierBeneath the Waves: Newfoundland Sea Stories by Clarence Vautier

Beneath the Waves: Newfoundland Sea Stories

byClarence Vautier

Paperback | June 28, 2006

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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.<_o3a_p>


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.<_o3a_p>


Stories found within include . . .<_o3a_p>


The Loss of Three Rose Blanche Fishermen<_o3a_p>

Dorymen from the Freda M.<_o3a_p>

Collision in Port aux Basques Harbour<_o3a_p>

West Point Tragedy<_o3a_p>

The Storm of 1964<_o3a_p>

Collision in Halifax Harbour<_o3a_p>

La Poile Tragedy<_o3a_p>

Collision off Cape Race<_o3a_p>

Tragedy at Grand Bruit<_o3a_p>

Fire On Board the Wanda R. Deborah<_o3a_p>

Medals of Bravery<_o3a_p>

The Wreck of the Eastcliffe Hall<_o3a_p>


. . . and many more tales of hardship on the frigid North Atlantic.<_o3a_p>

Clarence Vautier Jr. was born in 1972 in La Poile, Newfoundland. He moved away to attend high school, and after high school he fished with his father, Clarence Sr., and his brother Raymond for a short time. Upon completion of school at the Nautical Institute of Nova Scotia in Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia, Clarence obtained employment w...
Title:Beneath the Waves: Newfoundland Sea StoriesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:227 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.56 inPublished:June 28, 2006Publisher:Flanker PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1894463978

ISBN - 13:9781894463973

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