The Strathcona, ca. 1910
The Strathcona, ca. 1910

The Grenfell Mission acquired the medical vessel Strathcona in 1899, which allowed volunteers to treat patients at remote fishing stations and coastal communities in Labrador and northern Newfoundland.

From Wilfred T. Grenfell, Labrador: The Country and the People (New York: The MacMillan Company, 1910) 246.
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