Captain Michel Pouliot- a Nautical Heritage

☘☘☘ Monday, January 15. at 7:30 p.m. – Irish Heritage Quebec hold an activity in McMahon Hall, 1145 De Salaberry in Quebec City — Irish Heritage Quebec will receive Captain Michel Pouliot who will present the heritage of the Pouliot family.  He will describe his years at St. Patrick’s School, at the Marine School and at sea.  Michel will also present his experiences as a licensed marine pilot on the St. Lawrence River and comment on the future of the ports on the St. Lawrence River. Members and friends are invited. Come and see the only life preserver from the Titanic left in existence and hear a great raconteur.

Michel Pouliot was born and raised in Quebec City and gained extensive sea experience in the Americas and the West Indies.  He was a licensed marine pilot in the Lower St. Lawrence district from 1965 until his retirement in 2009.  He served as President of the Lower St. Lawrence Pilots’ Association and as President of the Canadian Marine Pilots’ Association.  He is also the only Canadian to have served as President of the International Marine Pilots’ Association. Refreshments will be served and parking stubs for Îlot St-Patrick will be validated. For further information phone Irish Heritage Quebec at 418-704-3404. ☘☘☘