Celebration of Life – 60th Anniversary of the Escuminac Disaster – June 15th and 16th, 2019

Come one and all out to a “Celebration of Life” – 60th Anniversary of the Escuminac Disaster – June 15th and 16th, 2019 in Escuminac and the surrounding areas.

Schedule of Events

Saturday June 15, 2019

6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Meet and Greet – Baie Ste-Anne School

6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.


Film “Still Fishing” by Andrew King

Projects by students – Miramichi Rural School

Sunday June 16, 2019


St John the Evangelist Church (Bay du Vin) – 11:00 a.m.

St Stephen’s Church (Black River Bridge) – 11:30 a.m.

Christ The Redeemer (Bay du Vin) – 10:30 a.m.

St. Micheal’s by the Sea (Bay Side) – 11:00 a.m.

Église Ste-Anne (Baie Ste-Anne) – 11:00 a.m.

Starting at 2:00 p.m. Escuminac Wharf

2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. – Celebration of Life

4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. – Memorial sail for families of lost ones

Music 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. – Monique Poirier, François Émond, Flo Durelle & Daniel Leger

** Food vendors on site all day **

Lost at Sea

John Chapman

Adrien Chiasson

Albert Chiasson

Alphonse Chiasson

Robert Chiasson

William Chiasson

Fraser Cooke

Edgar Daigle

Charles Gauvin

Arthur Kelly

Hector Kelly

Hugh Kelly

Clifford Kingston

Windsor Kingston

Amon Manuel

William George Manuel

Alonzo Martin

André Martin

Rémi Martin

Alfred McLenaghan

George McLeod

Alan Mills

Andrew Mills

Jean-Louis Richard

Jeffrey Richard

Lionel Richard

Raphaël Robichaud

Victor Robichaud

Leo Roy

Harold Taylor

Cunard Williston

Eric Williston

Haley Williston

Haynes Williston

Oswald Williston

Thank You To

Maritime Fishermen’s Union (MFU)

Department of Tourism, Heritage and Culture D59

Baie Ste-Anne Seafoods Inc.

UNI Financial Cooperation

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