Date: November 26, 1978 Time: n/a
This is probably the most well known sighting in Newfoundland. I have copies of official documentation of this event.
On November 26, 1978. A Mr.Chester Lethbridge and his wife, reported to the RCMP a strange object in the sky for the second time over the duration of approximately one week over Random Island, Trinity Bay, Newfoundland.… Read the rest
The History of the First Communications Construction Squadron was in Newfoundland from 1952 to 1954
In the spring of 1953 1st Communications Construction Squadron set up two camps to do replacement of poles and anchors, etc on our cable lead that ran across the island along the railroad.… Read the rest
During the Second World War I Newfoundland began to experience a shortage or coastal ships and in 1942 the Commission of Government decided to build 10 new vessels using local materials. Clarenville was chosen because of its proximity to the railway and because many men in the area had wooden boatbuilding experience.… Read the rest
A Mr. Wiseman spent one summer in Trinity Bay experimenting with clay found near George’s Brook. His activity piques the natives’ curiosity and led John Tilley of Hants Harbour to ask the government on 28 April 1833 that he be given the exclusive rights to make bricks in Trinity Bay.… Read the rest
There is no definite date for the first settlement of what is now Clarenville. It is known that William Cowan owned a sawmill at Lower Shoal Harbour around 1848 and this was bought by Joseph Tilley and James Summers of Hants Harbour.… Read the rest