Archive for the Category ‘Maritime Disasters’

When the Hurry On Went Down

Sunday, July 21st, 2019

1935 Hurry On

Sunday, July 21st, 2019

In 1935, about 20 miles from Judique, a ship listed in a storm and the crew abandoned ship in a lifeboat. The lifeboat overturned and several people were separated from…

1927 Port Hood Ice Tragedy

Sunday, July 21st, 2019

In February 1927, two young men got caught out on the ice and one died. Here is the story according to┬áThe Smiths of Cape Breton: History of Port Hood and…

Port Hood Tragegy

Sunday, July 21st, 2019

Loss of the Helen Isabel on Mistaken Point

Tuesday, May 1st, 2018

Florizel – Brazil

Wednesday, March 21st, 2018

You can hear this song here.

1930 Mary M Beldin

Friday, March 16th, 2018

The Mary M Beldin shipwrecked in November 1930 on the rocks at Cape Broyle, Newfoundland. I will eventually get around to writing more about it, but you can hear the…

Church Cove Tragedy

Friday, March 16th, 2018

The video begins with the story of the Mary M Beldin; the song begins at 3:32.

Day After Valentine’s Day, The

Friday, March 9th, 2018

Ocean Ranger, The – Corcoran

Friday, March 9th, 2018