People’s Archive of Rural Nova Scotia

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Lobster Fishers of Ballantyne’s Cove – Cat Sass

Oct 22, 2017 | Land & Sea

Cat Sass

Michael MacEachern, Dustin MacInnis, Joanne MacInnis

Vessel Name: Cat Sass

Age of boat: 10 years

Reason for name: She was named after my two daughters – Cameron & Annie May

Berth: Back of the Cape

Licence obtained from: His father Gussie, who got it from his father before him

20 years fishing

9 with his own gear

21 years fishing

10 years fishing

Gus MacInnis

Former Captain

Will MacInnis

Temporary Deckhand

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Photos – Cassie MacGillivray and Kathryn Collicott

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