Not the least among the heros of the Titanic was Rigel, a big black Newfoundland water rescue dog, belonging to the first officer, who went down with his ship. But for Rigel, the fourth boat picked up might have been run down by the Carpathia. For three hours he swam in the water where the Titanic went down, evidently looking for his master, and was instrumental in guiding the boatload of survivors to the gangway of the Carpathia
The Governor's Stairway, Blow Me Down Provincial Park in western Newfoundland is situated on a peninsula between Lark Harbour and York Harbour. Magnificent views of the Blow Me Down Mountains and the Bay of Islands make this park one of the most scenic locations in the area to visit. Located on Route 450, the park is 60 km west from Corner Brook and the Trans Canada Highway Route 450, Lark Harbour.