Column from our March 6-12, 2022 issue
it was a scene oft repeated on wharfs in St. John’s harbour. A ship docks and hearses from local funeral parlours roll up to offload a tragic cargo.
So it was last week when recovered bodies from the sunken Spanish trawler Villa de
By Bertram Simmons | Submitted by Brian Kerr
In this first hand account, one man recalls the sinking of the William Carson the night of June 2, 1977 after striking an ice berg
Sitting together in #4 Lifeboat with a huge tarpaulin over our heads, I heard one male passenger