A whaler remembers: One of N.L.’s last whale hunters shares his story

The South Dildo Whaling and Sealing Museum is housed in a small nondescript building along the main road into the Trinity Bay community. Inside, artifacts and memorabilia commemorate the last days of whaling off Newfoundland’s coast — a time when men took to the high seas to hunt the biggest catch of them all.  Dozens, if not hundreds, of items line the walls and tables and sit inside protective glass cases — everything from photos to whale bones to harpoons, knives and even a human-sized harpoon gun bolted to the floor. Almost everything inside this museum belongs to Vaughan George, former whaler and collector extraordinaire. Read the rest here 09:07

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