Final Voyages Volume I
There are few areas in the world which possess as severe environmental conditions as the continental shelf off eastern Canada. Nowhere else are the combinations of wind, wave, fog and ice as perilous and unpredictable as in that vast and varied expanse of ocean. – The royal Commission on the Ocean Ranger
Those perilous conditions have caused the sinking and loss of hundreds of Atlantic Canadian fishing vessels with enormous loss of life.
In this book, well-known journalist and former CBC Radio Fisheries Broadcast host Jim Wellman recounts many of these gripping tales.