National Geographic : 1949 Jun
@DNational Gcographic Sci ty 796 Kodachromre by Andrew 11. Brown Drums of Seal Oil on a St. John's Wharf Give No Hint of the Hunters' Icy Perils In sealing's heyday Newfoundlanders employed 152 vessels and took up to 350,000 skins a season. After a brief wartime halt, the industry revives. Many a sealer, trapped by blizzard on the floes, has perished.