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Canadian Museum of Immigration

A few of my favorites in the luggage project at the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21

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HMCS Sackville National Historic Site of Canada

HMCS Sackville (K181) – Canada’s oldest warship HMCS Sackville is the last of Canada’s 123 Flower-class corvettes, one of many convoy escort vessels built in Canada and the United Kingdom during World War II. In 1988, Sackville was designated a … Continue reading

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Maritime Museum of the Atlantic – ships figure heads

Figureheads at the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic

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Sambro Island Lighthouse Lens

The First Order Fresnel Lens that was used on the Sambro Island Lighthouse from 1906 until 1967. The lens is on display at the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic. Builder: Barbier, Bernard & TurennePlace Built: Paris, FranceType: First Order Fresnel … Continue reading

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Halifax – Maritime Museum of the Atlantic

One of the intricate ship models at the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic

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CH-133A Labrador

CH-133A Labrador in the Air Park at the Greenwood Military Aviation Museum

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Greenwood Military Aviation Museum – CT-133 Silver Star

Lockheed/Canadair CT-133 Silver Star at the entrance to CFB Greenwood

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Greenwood Military Aviation Museum – CP-140A Arcturus

Lockheed CP-140A Arcturus at the Greenwood Military Aviation Museum A variant of the CP-140 Aurora, the CP-140A Arcturus was not equipped with surface and sub-surface warfare equipment. This made the Arcturus more fuel efficient, and well suited for crew training … Continue reading

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Greenwood Military Aviation Museum CC-130E Hercules

The Lockheed CC-130E Hercules at the Greenwood Military Aviation Museum CC-130E RCAF 130328 was fitted with experimental satellite communication antenna 1978 through 1983. She jumped her wheel chocks during an engine run up at CFB Trenton in 1983 and ran … Continue reading

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Greenwood Military Aviation Museum CC-144

Bombardier CC-144 Combat Support Challenger in the Air Park at the Greenwood Military Aviation Museum. In the 1980s 12 CL-600S Challenger business jets were purchased Canadair, and designated as CC-144, CE-144, and the CX-144. These jets flew with 414 “Black … Continue reading

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