The Bedford Institute of oceanography is home to many coast guard research vessels. Note The Aerials in the Background – those belong to Halifax VTS, up on Shannon Hill.
CCGS Frederick G. Creed
CCGS Alfred Needler
Canadian minesweeper Middlesex lost just after the war near Lawrencetown Beach. She wrecked so close to the shore that a gangway was rigged to take the crew ashore.
Photo credit: Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, MP35.17.2, N-7,455
From the Shipwrecks of Nova Scotia Lots of ships lie in the Harbour and Approaches this site Lists them.
Natural Resources Canada has put togeather an intersting site on Halifax Harbour. The site explores the geology and geography of the harbour, and pays particular attention to the various man made influnces on the harbour
It also explores common Harbour myths such as the Tunnel to Georges Island (False) and Previous Narrows Bridges (true)
The Tern is now on its way to Vancouver (after performing a compass swing, seen here on AIS) Via the Panama Canal
ETA Panama Canal, PM of April 15
ETA Vancouver, AM of April 28
From the Chronicle Herald:
“Cmdr. Josee Kurtz became the first woman to command one of the country’s major warships, a development she said highlights the progress females have made since they won the right to serve on naval vessels 20 years ago.”
Waiting for the weather to clear.
Departing tuesday at the earliest.
The Norwegian Frigate Roald Amundsen paid a visit to halifax, Departing Yesterday Morning.