Monthly Archives: July 2011

Evans Mckeil, and HM Dock 1

Evans McKeil Arrived with the barge HM Dock 1 and Tied up at Navy L. They will be taking the remaining Oberon Class Submarines to ontrio where 2 will be scrapped, and 1 will be turned into a museum. The 4th was towed to Rimouski PQ, and is already a Museum.

That tow, By the Tug Jerry Newberry had issues with the toeline parting, which I suppose was the reason to transport the remaining subs on a barge.

USCG Eagle

CG Eagle arrived and Anchored in Anchorage 1. She will move to the Cable Wharf at 0830 tomorrow, and will be open for tours Tomorrow afternoon and throughout the weekend.

Originally named SSS Horst Wessel, she was is a sister ship of the German navy tall ship Gorch Fock. Built by Blohm & Voss in Hamburg, in 1936, She was handed over to the Americans as war reparations after the second world war.

MarbleHead to Halifax

A large number of yachts are tied up today around the Royal NS Yacht Squadron (AIS Targets in the ARM) and on the waterfront. These vessels arrived yesterday completing the biennial Ocean Race from Marblehead MA to Halifax.

Also Seen today, A fleet of Opti’s – training the sailors of tomorrow.