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A community of fishermen once called Bonaventure Island home, their stories and secrets are now forever interwoven with this ancient rock, carefully concealing its treasure trove of pirate’s yarns, buried gold, and adventures on the high seas. From across waves of time enters now into our tale upon this tiny island in Gaspe, Captain Peter John Du Val, swashbuckler of the high seas, Captain of “The Vulture”, the legendary terror of the French coasts during the times of Napolean. Our story begins across the Atlantic Ocean, on the tiny isle of Jersey, off the shores of Northern France in the year 1769...

A Gaspesian Tale of Pirates and Birds Of Bonaventure Island

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