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Waterford Port Láirge

Co. Waterford fishermen were fishing for cod on the Grand Banks as early as the 16th c.

The first record of a Waterford vessel in the waters off Newfoundland was 1534.










The Palliser Expedition, intended to open up a route for the Canadian Pacific Railway, was led by Captain John Palliser from Co. Waterford