Rimouski Impression (V) Pointe-au-père

Memory is not a river of no return, it is so alive and in vain.

This area belongs to Rimouski city, which is famous for its lighthouse and Maritime Museum (Musée de la mer).

This museum commemorates the 1914 sinking of the Canadian ocean liner Empress of Ireland, a disaster which claimed 1,012 lives. This thoroughly compelling exhibit features relics taken by divers from the shipwreck itself and a dramatic 3-D film presentation that documents the events which led to the tragedy.

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Museum with part of it slanting the same way as the wreak does on the sea floor 8 miles off the point:

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