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Photo Title: The ship "Maneco" partly submerged in the water
Description: L-R: William McGettigan, Captain Guy Earle and Fred Earle, standing in front of the ship "Maneco".
Image No.: PF-312.0013
Image Location: Box44/pf312_013.jpeg
Date of Creation: June, 1957
Physical Description: 1 photograph : b&w ; 7.5 x 11.5 cm
Biography/Admin History: Captain Guy Earle was born in Carbonear in 1917. He entered the family firm of Earle Freighting Services of Carbonear at the age of fourteen, and by the age of eighteen attained ship's captaincy. He was for many years a sealing captain and partner of Earle Freighting Services. He and his brother Fred Earle started the sister company, Earle Brothers Fisheries. Earle died on February 19, 1968. "Maneco" - Built in Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia in 1931, 248 gross tons, wooden, official number 157095, registered at St. John's, Newfoundland in 1933 and owned by the Bell Island Steamship Co. Lim. at that time. Later renamed the "Terra Nova". Foundered on March 21, 1964 in position of Latitude 50.18 N. and Longitude 55.07 W. and was declared a total loss.
Collector: Harold L. Lake
Source Donor: Donated by Mrs. Robin Lake, 15 December 1994
Collection Title: Harold L. Lake Photograph Collection
Associated Material: Harold L. Lake fonds
Restrictions on Access: Copyright held by the Maritime History Archive. No image from the fonds may be reproduced for research or publication without permission from the archivist.
Copyright: c-mha
Physical Condition: Very good
Notes: Title based on contents of image.
Subjects: Maneco (Ship) / Earle, Guy, Captain, 1917-1968 / Earle, Frederick, 1925-1999 / McGettigan, William.



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