Sunset at Monument to Lost Fishermen & others lost at Sea

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people gathered to honour the glorious sunset and those lost at sea, at the monument dedicated to the memory of lost fishermen at Steveston, BC, Canada. This monument is a replica of a Gillnetter's Needle.
Altho' these waters look calm, they are very unpredictable, especially in the area where the river meets the open water, causing severe currents.
2 years ago a heavily laden fishing boat with a family onboard, was returning to Steveston when it capsized, - the mother, 2 children and 2 other family members drowned. Only the father survived.


Guest - Sep 23, 2006 08:55 PM EDT
thanks Golda, glad you like it. Interesting about your experience with commercial fishing. It is a lovely tribute, I didn't see the plaque when there, but looked it up online. The wondrous sunsets there really set the monument off beautifully.
Guest - Sep 23, 2006 08:09 PM EDT
Where is that spell check when you need it,lol.I mean respect.
Guest - Sep 23, 2006 08:06 PM EDT
Has this been up for long,Alandra?What a beautiful memorial.Having done some commercial fishing in my younger years,I can attest to having the ultimate of resect for the ocean.

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