People’s Archive of Rural Nova Scotia

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Lobster Fishers of Ballantyne’s Cove – Kerry Dancer

Oct 22, 2017 | Land & Sea

Kerry Dancer

Andrew Haskett, Donald Haskett, Reggie Richard

Vessel name: Kerry Dancer

Age of boat: 21 years

Reason for name: The previous owner, my uncle, named it for a WW II ship.

Berth: South of Ballantyne’s Cove wharf

Licence obtained from: His uncle, Himmie Ballantyne

25 years fishing

12 with his own gear

17 years fishing

3 years

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Photos – Cassie MacGillivray and Kathryn Collicott

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