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February 3, 2023

Quebec historian obtains photos of salvage operation for Empress of Ireland shipwreck

The two photos that popped up for sale on eBay appeared at first glance to be nothing more than a piece of Quebec maritime nostalgia: men on a wharf in the early 20th century, with a caption reading simply “lighthouse, Gaspe 1910,” but historian David Saint-Pierre, who was sent the link by a friend, immediately knew they were something more. Source

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