Archive for the Category ‘Maritime Disasters’

Where’d They Go?

Tuesday, June 28th, 2016

Andrea Gail – Embrace the Dead

Thursday, March 24th, 2016

Andrea Gail – Edaline

Thursday, March 24th, 2016

Andrea Gail – Cobblestones

Thursday, March 24th, 2016

1991 Andrea Gail

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016

In September 1991, a 72-foot “long-liner” sailed from Gloucester, MA on its last sword fishing run of the season to Newfoundland’s Grand Banks. Its crew of 6 were all experienced…

La tempête / Lady Dorianne

Tuesday, March 15th, 2016

This song appears on an album called Ode à l’Acadie with performances by various artists. It can be acquired on iTunes or from Archambault.

Curse of the Marc Guylaine, The

Tuesday, March 15th, 2016

1970s Sister Ships of Saint John

Tuesday, March 15th, 2016

In 1969, three sister ships were built by Saint John Shipbuilding (1923-2003) in New Brunswick: Lady Audette, Lady Dorianne, and Marc Guylaine. All three fishing trawlers were made to the same specifications.  In November…

Loss of the Patrick Morris

Monday, March 14th, 2016

Thanks to Janet Bernier for the gentle push to get this song on the website!

1970 Patrick Morris

Monday, March 14th, 2016

From GEST Songs of Newfoundland and Labrador: The S.S. Patrick Morris was named in honour of an Irishman who had campaigned for responsible government in the 1820s. Before being obtained, the 10,000…