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The Moyle R Shipwreck

This is the story of a shipwreck of one of the coastal boats, the Moyle R, which was delivering freight along the coast of the Great Northern Peninsula of Newfoundland Labrador.  She sailed during the 1950's along with the coastal boats The Northern Ranger and the Springdale. The Moyle built

The Healing Hen

Eskimo Remedy - The most unusual old remedy for an illness that I've come across in researching Newfoundland historical records involved an Eskimo woman's treatment for blood poisoning. While her remedy appears to be rather odd, it certainly worked and it saved the life of a young boy from Trinity Bay.The