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Photo Title: The ship "Maneco" partly submerged in the water
Description: L-R: Harold L. Lake, William McGettigan, and Fred Earle, standing in front of the ship "Maneco".
Image No.: PF-312.0015
Image Location: Box44/pf312_015.jpeg
Date of Creation: June, 1957
Physical Description: 1 photograph : b&w ; 7.5 x 11.5 cm
Biography/Admin History: Harold Leslie Lake (1919-1994), son of Sarah Valetta (Spencer) Lake and Harold Bertram Clyde Lake, who was a businessman and politician and founder of the firm H.B. Clyde Lake, was born in Fortune, Newfoundland on September 30, 1919. He married Flora Elizabeth Robinson Chafe in 1950, and had three daughters together: Ronda Louise (Lake) Parker, Leslie Ann (Lake) Searle and Sarah Jane Elizabeth (Lake) Conklin. After service overseas in the Royal Artillery during World War II, he joined the family fish processing and exporting business. For several years he and his brother, Spencer Lake, ran the Lake Group of Companies, with Harold as executive vice-president. In 1980 he established Newfoundland Fisheries Ltd., dealing in fish, marine insurance, boats and chartering. He later retired from business, but retained ownership of the company. Harold Leslie Lake died in 1994. "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) / Lake, Harold Leslie, 1919-1994 / Earle, Frederick, 1925-1999 / McGettigan, William.

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