Group photograph of survivors from the POLLUX and rescuers from Lawn, Saint Lawrence, 1988
Canada, Newfoundland (province), Saint Lawrence
emulsion on photographic paper
overall: 3-1/2 x 4-7/8 in.
Photograph; color photograph of survivors from the POLLUX (built 1939) shipwreck in 1942 and rescuers from Lawn, Saint Lawrence, 1988;handwritten on back "2nd from left, only survivor of 5 men who/ came from Lawn + pulled us up cliff"; from Henry Strauss transcript in Sound Archives: "The background are people from the POLLUX. The foreground are people from ... the first three people are from Lawn but the middle one is Jimmy Drake who is the only survivor left of the five people that hauled us up the cliff and he was a boy of 16 at the time ... I always thought that if [I] ever met any of these guys that certainly they were 6'4" and he's smaller than I am."