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Lobster Fishers of Ballantyne’s Cove – Ahoy

Oct 22, 2017 | Land & Sea


Marc MacEachern, Joe MacEachern, Archie MacIsaac

Vessel name: Ahoy

Age of boat: 19 years

Reason for name: I chose it and it was accepted, but we had to add an Icthys (fish) symbol because there was already an Ahoy.

Berth: St. George’s Bay

Obtained licence from: His father, James Morrison MacEachern

50 years fishing

38 with his own gear

22 years fishing

20 years fishing

10 with Joe

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Photos – Cassie MacGillivray and Kathryn Collicott

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