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Andrea Gail: Quiz


Question 1: The vessel and its 6 man crew had been fishing the North ________ out of Gloucester, Massachusetts.
Indian OceanArctic OceanPacific OceanAtlantic Ocean

Question 2: The Andrea Gail was a 72 foot (22 m) commercial fishing vessel constructed in Panama City, Florida in ________.

Question 3: Captain Tyne reported his coordinates as 44°00′N 56°24′W / 44°N 56.4°W / 44; -56.4, or about 180 miles (330 km) northeast of ________.
Nova ScotiaHalifax Regional MunicipalitySable IslandCanada

Question 4: Fuel drums, a fuel tank, the ________, an empty life raft, and some other flotsam were the only wreckage ever found.
Cospas-SarsatElectric beaconDistress radiobeaconGlobal Positioning System

Question 5: The story of the Andrea Gail and her crew inspired Sebastian Junger's 1997 book, The Perfect Storm, and a 2000 motion picture film, distributed by ________.
Turner EntertainmentWarner Bros. TelevisionWarner Bros. AnimationWarner Bros.

Question 6: An extensive air and sea search was launched by the 106th Rescue Wing from the New York Air National Guard, United States Coast Guard and ________ forces.
Fisheries and Oceans CanadaCanada Border Services AgencyCanadian Coast GuardRoyal Canadian Mounted Police

Question 7: Her last reported position was 180 miles (330 km) northeast of ________ on October 28, 1991.
CanadaNova ScotiaHalifax Regional MunicipalitySable Island

Question 8: She sailed also from ________ where she would offload her catch and reload food, fuel and stores for her next run.
Newburyport, MassachusettsGloucester, MassachusettsPeabody, MassachusettsBeverly, Massachusetts

Question 9: On November 6, 1991, Andrea Gail's emergency position-indicating radio beacon (EPIRB) was discovered washed up on the shore of ________.
Halifax Regional MunicipalitySable IslandCanadaNova Scotia


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