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Page 2 - Capt. Walter Boudreau's Story: Louisbourg Rescue, 1943, & The Sinking of the Angelus

Published by Ronald Caplan on 1993/8/1 (278 reads)

''wmm • n ''''h''' c'..-' - m • 11 ii- ..-!*" • -??" Commissioning of S.C. 709 Elizabeth City Shipyard 16 NoveiiibPv' 194 2! Commissioning of SC709 at Elizabeth City completely different area--somewhere down where the town wharf is. So we didn't know anything about them, and they didn't know any? thing about us. We left from a different place. We got there first, took the first eight peo? ple off. And then we.... APPLE Auto Glass SERVICE DIRECTORY • Windshields - Mobile service at no extra charge • Windshield Repairs - Stone bruises etc. • Auto Upholstery • Convertible Tops • Vinyl Tops • Sun Roofs • Van Accessories • Rear Sliders • Running Boards • Mirrors • Plate Glass • Thermo Units 564-6141 14 IVIaple Street, Sydney (Don't be afraid to give me the details. What was the situation when you got to Cemetery Point? Were you able to see the vessel in trouble?) Shipyard in New Jersey, November 16,1942 Are you a seaman? (No, I'm not.) If you give me a little paper, I'll show you a lot bet? ter.... This is roughly the situation.... (ifere, Walter drew us a rough map.) Here's Louisbourg Harbour, and that would be the town docks and areas there. Then there's a point way out here, way out in the country. Now then, there's a big reef goes out here, and the wreck was on the outer Atlantic side of the reef. Now be? cause of the ice and everything, and the Angelus was out here somewhere on one of these (town) docks--our captain decided: Well, we can't possibly get dories out TOURS OF: LOUISBOURG, CABOT TRAIL, MINERS MUSEUM AIR CONDITIONED UNITS 564-6200 Limousine Service o/i l'lMnQ DnAn Airport Service Taxi Fleet '"' SYDNEY '''''?' ''''''''' THE* 564-4444 'Enjoif superS dining in a Te[a?(ing & [uTQirioiiS atmospftere SPECIALIZING IN CHINESE CUISINE Canadian Dishes also available FULLY LICENSED TAKE OUT & DELIVERY ORDERS Major Credit Cards Accepted 355 Charlotte Street Downtowr' Sydney Tel: 539-7775 Open daily 11:00 am ' ONE OF '11 CAPE BRETON'S '?? FINEST i -U44- Mill UU- 4444- '??
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