Thursday's Storm: The August Gale of 1927 by Darrell Duke

By Darrell Duke

Whilst the workforce of the fishing schooner Annie Healy left their domestic port of Fox Harbour, Placentia Bay, on Wednesday, August 17, 1927, not anyone can have imagined what destiny held in shop for them. occasions have been demanding in Newfoundland that 12 months. On shore, other halves of the staff have been usually labored to exhaustion, much more so whereas their males have been at sea. such a lot had misplaced mom and dad, siblings, or childrens to tuberculosis. every one kinfolk had at the least one tragic tale. but if a storm struck Placentia Bay on August 25 of that yr, a tragedy in contrast to any they'd lived via might unite those humans in methods untold. Now, eighty-six years later, the total tale of the ill-fated vessel and her workforce is instructed for the 1st time. The closeness of the team and their households, and the way they labored jointly to make sure their little group survived, is relived throughout the stories of kids of the staff, tales handed down from their moms, and studies from the final males to work out the schooner afloat.

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Chatham, Kent, where he had been in 1821, and where in and 1831, recording river landscape views of 1833 he sketched views near Hammond Hill, Chatham, and Benares, Manikpur, and Bhagalpur, among others. One Fort Pitt There are at least two distant prospects of Rochester illustration portrays one of the annual Hindu bathing festivals Castle, and another more finished work in pen and ink and at Allahabad, where a large group of devotees waves coloured wash picturing the small Wouldham Church on the River banners (14).

5 There was a certain amount of paperwork to be done as soon as the Royal Regiment arrived in London at their new garrison. Surgeon Dartnell's name appears on a list of seventeen officers who applied for travelling expenses, or 104. The Royals at the Ste-Anne rapid, 1840. Watercolour copy after Dartnell 105. The Royals at the entrance to the Rideau Canal, 1840. Watercolour copy after Dartnell 59 daily allowances, for the period of their six-day march. 7 However, it didn't take long for the newcomers to settle in and become an important and popular presence in the small community.

1840 62 opening in the trees on the hillside, made by Lord Stanley and Mr. " Dartnell's date of their visit must be mistaken, as Mrs. Anna Jameson, who met the Colonel in 1837, remarked in her book that a highlight of his somewhat lonely life in Canada was the visit of three young Englishmen of "rank and fortune" some years previously: Lord Stanley, Mr. Labouchere, and Mr. 17 Another Port Talbot sketch, also dated 7 June 1841, depicts "Mount Pisgah," identified as the intended burial spot of the "Lion of the West" (115).

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