Painting: Joe Dwyer 2003
Courtesy of the Bell Island Community Museum and the Dwyer family
Photo: Daniel Rees 2019, with permission from the Bell Island Community Museum
A section of the painting Sinking of the Saganaga by Joe Dwyer. The painting shows the explosion as a German torpedo strikes the side of the steamship Saganaga on September 5, 1942. A second ore ship, Lord Strathcona, is anchored in the background.