Lentana

 

 

The Lentana was a fishing boat owner by New Brunswick fisherman. In 1950, it was on its way to Souris from the Magdalene Islands with a load of salt fish.  About 10 miles off East Point, the wind rose and the sea whipped into a fury.  When rounding the point, a heavy sea struck the boat and the vessel began to fill.  The engine gave out, and the boat struck a sand bar.  The entire crew was lucky enough to take a dory to shore where they stayed the night at East Point Lighthouse.  

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