The Trawlermen

Clarence Vautier


The Trawlermen

The Trawlermen

  • Title: The Trawlermen
  • Author: Clarence Vautier
  • ISBN: 9781771175562
  • Page: 306
  • Format: Paperback



The fishermen who ply their trade on the Atlantic Ocean can tell thousands of tales of daring rescue and tragic loss of life In The Trawlermen, Clarence Vautier explores the lives of some of Atlantic Canada s best known sea captains He traces the history of these men and their stalwart vessels while highlighting their heroic and dangerous exploits on the high seas.FThe fishermen who ply their trade on the Atlantic Ocean can tell thousands of tales of daring rescue and tragic loss of life In The Trawlermen, Clarence Vautier explores the lives of some of Atlantic Canada s best known sea captains He traces the history of these men and their stalwart vessels while highlighting their heroic and dangerous exploits on the high seas.Featuring Charlie Prior of Pass Island, Newfoundland, who lost his life aboard the Senator Penny in 1961The HMCS Arleux, which was destroyed by a mysterious explosion outside Whitehead, Nova Scotia, in 1948Captain Archie Bond of Burnt Islands, Newfoundland, and his final voyage aboard the Straits Pride II in 1990Captain Anson Conrad of Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, and his brush with death on the Cape D Or II in 1980Captain James Green of Newfoundland, who was awarded the Star of Courage Award for his role in rescuing the crew of the ill fated Fame V in 1982The life and times of Captain Morris Nowe of Lunenburg, Nova ScotiaCaptain Joseph Dominix of Belleoram, Newfoundland, and his escape from the doomed trawler Gulf Gull in 1972 and much


Recent Comments "The Trawlermen"

The Trawlermen (2017, Flanker Press) is primarily about the trawlers working out of Nova Scotian and Newfoundland ports in the post-WWII era to the present. It is full of stories of lives lived as well as the inevitable loss of life to those who live their lives on the Atlantic Ocean, attempting to extract a living from it. The Trawlermen, however, also tells the stories of the ships themselves, their construction, the years and crews they served and, sadly, their final days. Most sad are the im [...]

Interesting collection of stories. easy read.


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