Caught in a storm

In August 1926 and August 1927 the Lunenburg fishing fleet was caught in ferocious storms off Sable Island. In all, 138 fishermen were lost. Many came from the same small Nova Scotia fishing villages. The impact on their communities was devastating.

Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History
Sable Island Preservation Trust

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