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Rimouski in Rimouski-Neigette MRC, Quebec — French Canadian Region
 

Naufrage du Brier Mist / Sinking of the Brier Mist

 
 
Naufrage du Brier Mist / Sinking of the Brier Mist Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 16, 2018
1. Naufrage du Brier Mist / Sinking of the Brier Mist Memorial
Inscription.  

10 milles a l'ouest de Pointe au Pere
le 27 novembre 1998
Capitaine Bastien Levesque 35 ans de Maria
Julien Boudreau 35 ans de Carleton
Carl Porlier 42 ans de Carleton
Sebastien Lapointe 18 ans de Maria
Frederic Desrosiers 25 ans de Sainte-Felicite

[English translation]

10 miles west of Pointe au Pere
November 27, 1998
Captain Bastien Levesque 35 years old of Maria
Julien Boudreau 35 years old from Carleton
Carl Porlier 42 years old from Carleton
Sebastien Lapointe 18 years old of Maria
Frederic Desrosiers 25 years old from Sainte-Felicite

 
Location. 48° 31.019′ N, 68° 28.081′ W. Marker is in Rimouski, Quebec, in Rimouski-Neigette MRC. Touch for map. Marker is near the Empress of Ireland Museum, at Pointe-au-Père Maritime Historical Site. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1000 rue du Phare, Rimouski, Quebec G5M 1L8, Canada.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Les marins decedes en mer durant la guerre 1939-1945 (here, next
Naufrage du Brier Mist / Sinking of the Brier Mist Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 16, 2018
2. Naufrage du Brier Mist / Sinking of the Brier Mist Memorial
Monument to left of large monument
to this marker); Naufrage du navire B.F. / Sinking of the Ship B.F. (here, next to this marker); Ancre de service de l'Empress of Ireland (within shouting distance of this marker); Fumée de mer / Smoke from the Sea (within shouting distance of this marker); Vivre à / Daily Life at Pointe-au-Père (within shouting distance of this marker); Le hangar de la corne de brume / Fog Alarm Shed (within shouting distance of this marker); Bienvenue / Welcome (within shouting distance of this marker); Père Nouvel (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rimouski.
 
Also see . . .
1. FVM 2015 Le Brier Mist at YouTube (in French). (Submitted on December 23, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Reassessment of the Responses to Marine Safety Recommendation M00-06. (Submitted on December 23, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. DisastersWaterways & Vessels
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 24, 2018. This page originally submitted on December 23, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 28 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 23, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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