Category Archives: spring

Ocean Princess

The fishing boat Ocean Princess in James Bay, with HMCS Malahat in the background

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CCGS Sir Wilfrid Laurier

CCGS Sir Wilfrid Laurier in James Bay

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Across the harbour

Looking across Halifax harbour to Georges Island National Historic Site Georges Island was occupied by military forces for 200 years from 1750, acting as a key fortification protecting access to a key British station. Between 1755 and 1763, during the … Continue reading

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Nova Pilot

The pilot boat Nova Pilot heading out from her berth, while Scotia Pilot stays tied up

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A bit of Halifax

Train tracks and towering stowage silos – this is a scene that could be in the port of Montreal or the port of Vancouver, but it’s a bit of Halifax.

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Nanaimo Four in a row – tug boats

Four tug boats in a row at the Nanaimo Marina Boat Basin

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C-GOPP

C-GOPP, a Harbour Air 1959 Dehavilland DHC-3 in Nanaimo

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C-GHAS

C-GHAS a Harbour Air 1958 Dehavilland DHC-3 float plane in Nanaimo

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Gasperaux River bridges

There was a rather nice sunset as we headed onto the Highway101 twin bridges over the Gasperaux River, just to the west of Avonport. The Nova Scotia provincial government named the 301 km controlled access Highway101 as the Harvest Highway … Continue reading

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Rocky Defender – Port of Nanaimo

Rocky Defender positioning log booms for longshoreman that are assembling logs into packets that will be hoisted and stacked on a cargo ship.

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