N.S. RCMP’s Newest Vessel Being Put Through its Paces
Above photo: A nine-metre ridged hull inflatable built by Nova Scotia builders Rosborough Boats, replaced a 20-year-old RCMP vessel for the Lunenburg district. Contributed photo
In its first year of service, the RCMP’s newest patrol vessel in Nova Scotia has been put to good use.
Designed for rough water and adverse conditions, the nine-metre ridged hull inflatable was built by Nova Scotia builders Rosborough Boats, replacing a 20-year-old vessel for the Lunenburg district.
Scenes from Brunette Island
Brunette Island in the middle of Fortune Bay is a vast and rugged island that has all the characteristics of many rural parts of the province. It has a sheltered cove — Mercer’s Cove — where the only fishing settlement had existed prior to resettlement of the community in the late 1950s, and where lobster fishermen still come each spring and summer to fish. It has high hills, ponds, marshland, wooded areas and a picturesque coastline.
Around Mercer’s Cove there exists the remnants of ...
First Recreational Fishery Fatality for 2016
Police are reporting what appears to be the first recreational fishery-related fatality for 2016.
According to the RCMP, one man has died and two others have sustained injuries following a boating accident near St. Vincent's, St. Mary's Bay Sunday night.
Three men, who were reportedly participating in the recreational groundfish fishery, ended up in the water in the area of the community’s breakwater after their small open boat overturned.
The RCMP members were called to the area ...