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Highlighting the Ingenuity of the Past: Wooden Boat Museum Project to Recreate Innovative Motorboat and Hoisting System

Nearly a century ago, a group of innovative and resourceful Winterton, Trinity Bay fishermen lived and fished seasonally on Newfoundland and Labrador’s rugged Baccalieu Island. However, the details of how they maintained this incredible venture from the 1920s to the 1940s, their community motivation and the ever-present dangers involved were nearly lost to the sands of time. Not surprisingly, only a few descendants remain who can recall the stories. Luckily for us, researching and ...