Photographer's Note

I call this Chain Rock, as the orange/white buoy was used as a connection point for a chain and antisubmarine net that spanned the harbour entrance. The chain and net proved to be very effective to keep out unwanted submarines and vessels during World War 2. It is located in the harbour entrance of St.John's, Newfoundland. The entrance is referred to as the Narrows, and the small fishing Village of the Battery can also be seen in the background.

It is a misconception that North America escaped the attack of Germans during WWII. Newfoundland was the only location to feel the effect of German Uboats. In 1942 the city of St.John's was fired on by two torpedoes, but sustained no serious damage.

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