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Page 24 - Pushing off at Wreck Cove Shore

Published by Ronald Caplan on 1980/6/1 (1054 reads)

The boats are drawn up over poles laid down before the incoming vessel. Sometimes the winch engine would fail. And even when it didn't, if the shore was bad men would rush forward before the winch could take up the slack, grab hold of the boat and take her away from the sea (as in the top right photo below).
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