After dedicating many good years to the company, we had a some retirements in 2022. We thank them all and wish them the best in their retirements!
After 27 years, Patty has decided to retire. He joined Quin-Sea in 1995, just before crab. He was a major advocate for the Avalon Region when licences first came out in area 3L – St. Mary’s to Cape Freels. He was instrumental in helping identify and setup ports and keeping all harvesters updated on the progress. He was also key in helping get the plant in Cape Broyle up and running after the purchase. Patty plans on spending his retirement with family and travelling. We wish you all the best and hope you enjoy retirement to the fullest, it’s well deserved!
Ray has been with the company for 25 years. He began his career back in 1997 and has been procurement supervisor in area 3K – Cape Freels to Cape Onion. Ray was a key member in developing crab and shrimp quotas in this area. He assisted with setup, port locations, and providing progress updates to harvesters and the public. He played a massive role in supplying Conche, Old Perlican and Long Cove with Pelagics. Ray plans to spend more time as his cabin in the Birchy Bay area. Thank you, Ray for everything over the last 25 years. We wish you all the best and hope you enjoy retirement to the fullest, it’s certainly well deserved!
After 43 years in the fish processing industry, Wayne Crocker has decided it’s time to retire. Wayne began his career as a carpenter helper with Ocean Harvester back in 1979. He quickly transitioned to the maintenance department due to his experience and skillset. For the last 36 years, Crocker has been the Maintenance Manager at our plant in Old Perlican. He has completed several courses at marine institute and other places over the years. Wayne will remain in the company in an advisor role until a new maintenance manager is found. We want to thank Wayne for his tireless efforts in the organization. Wayne, we wish you all the best and hope you enjoy retirement to the fullest, it’s certainly well deserved!
Bill has been with Quin-Sea for 20 years. He started back in 2002 where he was split 50/50 between Quin-Sea and Quinlan Brothers. Bill was responsible for area 4R – Port Aux Basque to Cape Onion. He played a major part in determining who was who for shrimp and lobster quotas in Conche. He played a big part in the structuring of supervisors Port Choix and Port Saunders icehouse. Bill plans to spend more time in his hometown in Labrador. We wish you all the best and hope you enjoy retirement to the fullest, it’s well deserved!
Jim is no stranger to Quin-Sea as he joined our operations at the very beginning in 1986. He has been with us for 35 years and oversees the South Coast area 3PS. Jim has managed all species processed in our plants and was a major contributor for bringing skin on fillets into the UK market along with trap fish and COD in Old Perlican and Long Cove. He was also instrumental in assisting harvesters during the rise of crab and whelk in the early 90s and during the purchase of Southern Harbour plant from Phonse Best. Thank you, Jim for everything over the last 35 years. We wish you all the best and hope you enjoy retirement to the fullest, it’s certainly well deserved!