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Photograph of a man watching the salmon run from the side of a deck

Item, a photograph, is related to MS-2-202, Box 54, Folder 37, Items 1-2 in subseries Thomas Head Raddall's loose photographs. The man in the photograph may be Raddall. There is a message from David Archibald to Raddall reminiscing their trip together to Serpentine River in Newfoundland on the reverse side.

Photograph of a man looking at a hole in the keel of a salvaged boat, sitting on a beach at Seal Island with a small crowd of people amassed to observe

Item is a photograph of a salvaged boat. The hole in its keel was sustained by striking a piece of steel. An American ship went aground between Seal Island and Blonde Rock during World War II, and steel cargo was thrown overboard in an effort to lighten the vessel for subsequent salvage operations. The ejected steel remains a menace to fishing boats in those waters, where the tide rises and falls with a large margin.