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

Naufrage du navire B.F. / Sinking of the Ship B.F.

 
 
Naufrage du navire B.F. / Sinking of the Ship B.F. Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 16, 2018
1. Naufrage du navire B.F. / Sinking of the Ship B.F. Memorial
Inscription.  

a l'est de Pointe au Pere
le 14 mai 1952

CHS Noel Bernier capt 32 ans · Lucien Verreault 34 ans
Enoch Bernier 28 ans · Marius Parent 21 ans
Real Bernier 25 ans · Normand Beaudoin 21 ans
Francois Langelier 32 ans · Arthur Fournier 24 ans
Emilien Blais 24 ans · Gregoire Bouchard 17 ans

[English translation]
east of Pointe au Pere
May 14, 1952

CHS Noel Bernier Capt 32 years old · Lucien Verreault 34 years old
Enoch Bernier 28 years old · Marius Parent 21 years old
Real Bernier 25 years old · Normand Beaudoin 21 years old
Francois Langelier 32 years old · Arthur Fournier 24 years old
Emilien Blais 24 years old · Gregoire Bouchard 17 years old


 
Erected by Captain Raynald Tremblay.
 
Location. 48° 31.021′ N, 68° 28.08′ 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.
Naufrage du navire B.F. / Sinking of the Ship B.F. Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 16, 2018
2. Naufrage du navire B.F. / Sinking of the Ship B.F. Memorial
Monument to right of large monument
At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Les marins decedes en mer durant la guerre 1939-1945 (here, next to this marker); Naufrage du Brier Mist / Sinking of the Brier Mist (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.
 
Categories. DisastersWaterways & Vessels
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 24, 2018. This page originally submitted on December 24, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 43 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 24, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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