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March 6, 1947

March 6, 1947

The gypsum freighter Novadoc, sailing from Deep Brook, Annapolis County, for Staten Island, New York, was lost at sea. The last message heard from the ship was a distress call at 2:17 a.m. on March 3, that reported they were foundering in heavy seas about twenty-five miles off Portland, Maine, with their hatches and bulkhead badly damaged. After a prolonged search, no trace of the ship or her twenty-four crew was ever found (including thirteen Nova Scotians)....
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Binding: Hardback, 192 pages
Publication Date: 13th October 2017
ISBN: 9781459504806 Price: $34.95
Format: 10in x 8in; 300+ colour images
400 Years in 365 Days gives readers a fun, trivia-filled record which reflects the communities and peoples of Nova Scotia spanning the past 400+ years. Illustrating the entries are 300+ visuals including full colour paintings, drawings, photos, and archival objects. This informative and entertaining volume is a great reference book and a great gift for anyone interested in Nova Scotias colourful past and lively present

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LEO J. DEVEAU is an independent librarian-researcher-writer focused on Nova Scotia. On the 150th anniversary of Confederation Leo decided to update, revise and extend Shirley Elliott’s 1979 Nova Scotia Book of Days, resulting in his book 400 Years in 365 Days.