Tales a tree tells: Murray Harbour’s Christmas monument remembers fishermen lost at sea

On a stormy afternoon in August of 1940, three fishermen were returning to the harbour when their boat capsized about a mile off of Beach Point. It’s said that the waves were high that day. The boat – which had relatives Vernon Jordan, John White and Bobby Nelson on board ¬– was overturned after being swept away by a strong wind. Today, the impact of the tragedy is remembered as part of Murray Harbour’s history. This year, residents of eastern P.E.I are honouring those tragedies with Murray Harbour’s new Christmas monument. Video, photos, >click to read< 09:35

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