Natural Resources

Flooding

Date: October 24, 1938

Location: St. George's

Easting: 390200

Northing: 5365000

Latitude: 48° 26' 00" N

Longitude: 58° 29' 00" W

Fatalities: 0

Injuries: 0

Source: Western Star Oct 26, 1938

A "grim sea" caused $40,000 in storm damages. A breakwater was swept away at St. George's and the settlement was flooded. Two schooners were driven ashore and 300 cords of pulpwood swept away. There was also damage at Cape Ray railway dumps. It was reported as being the highest tide since the tidal wave of 1929.

 
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