Work to re­move dam­age fish­ing ves­sel com­plete

Re­me­di­a­tion project cre­ates op­por­tu­nity for more site im­prove­ment

The Pilot - - Editorial - THE PI­LOT Pa­trick.Mur­phy@ad­ver­tis­

two weeks stay­ing in nearby Lewis­porte, all driv­ing the lo­cal econ­omy, he said. Com­fort Cove res­i­dent Daryl Wheeler spent seven days work­ing on the project and agrees with Nip­pard’s as­sess­ment. On the beach at Fawkes Dock, The Pi­lot found Wheeler at the beach en­joy­ing the view long af­ter the project had been com­pleted.

“I had seven days as night watch­man,” said Wheeler. “Take a look around, it’s never looked bet­ter. You can’t even tell they were here.”


A truck can be seen parked on a raised plat­form of crushed slate left by a sal­vage crew at Fawkes Dock in Em­bree.


Crews left an ac­cess way to the lower beach so res­i­dents can still ac­cess the wa­ter. Em­bree coun­cil will dis­cuss fur­ther de­vel­op­ment of the site at a later meet­ing.

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