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Flooding

Date: January 28, 1966

Location: La Manche

Easting: 3588500

Northing: 5225000

Latitude: 47° 10' 00" N

Longitude: 52° 52' 00" W

Fatalities: 0

Injuries: 0

Source: MUN NFLD Studies: Paper by L. Harris. Maritime History Group, 1971.

A major storm washed away all boats, anchors, stores and flakes of the community and damaged houses. Some people lost up to $30,000 in property. The community was resettled following this storm.

 
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