The last days of the F/V Newfie Pride

There were many nights he didn’t sleep. The numbers and scenarios turned over and over in his mind, making rest impossible. “I’d get up two, three o’clock in the morning, night after night, come out to the kitchen table and work the numbers every which way, trying to figure out how we could make it work,” Roland Genge told SaltWire this week. In the end, the Anchor Point fisherman realized it just wasn’t financially possible to keep going. So, the Newfie Pride, the family’s 60-foot shrimp trawler, is dry docked in Port Saunders on Newfoundland’s Great Northern Peninsula, sporting a fresh coat of paint and a For Sale sign. >click to read< 15:26

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