Final Voyages Volume Iii

September 13, 2007|
Final Voyages Volume Iii by Jim Wellman
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Fishing is still the deadliest occupation in the country, and despite new and modern life-saving technology and better boats, the fatality rate in the industry is the same as it was twenty years ago. A whopping 70% of search and rescue calls are from fishing vessels in distress. For the past ten years, fisheries journalist Jim Wellman has documented the stories of some of the thousands of fishing people who have died in Atlantic Canada on small inshore fishing vessels. In Final Voyages Volume III, Wellman tells thirty-one riveting stories of the most courageous people that ever battled the merciless northwest <_st13a_place w:st="on">Atlantic Ocean.<_o3a_p>

Jim Wellman grew up in Port Anson, a small fishing and logging community on Newfoundland's northeast coast. The son of a schooner captain, Jim never strayed far from his marine roots despite choosing a career in journalism. For fifteen years, Jim was host of the popular radio program the Fisheries Broadcast on CBC Radio in Newfoundland...
Title:Final Voyages Volume IiiFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:222 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.61 inShipping dimensions:222 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.61 inPublished:September 13, 2007Publisher:Flanker PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1897317204

ISBN - 13:9781897317204

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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