The Empress of Canada is seen at Halifax Nova Scotia in the late 1930s. This photo was used by the Balitmore Sun to report the vessle's loss to an Italian Submarine in March, 1943. The ship was sunk with a loss of nealy 400 lives.
In this close-up view, Aquitania is again seen completing her first war-brides voyage into Halifax. This picture was taken on the port side amidships and it shows the large number of women and their children, who were coming to Canada to start their new life.
Aquitania arrives in Halifax dressed overall to mark the occasion of her first war-brides voyage from Europe. The ship carried about 5000 war brides and their children as shown in this picture taken on March 2nd, 1946.
This picture was taken by my friend, who lives on Prince Edward Island. These vessels are out of Halifax, NS.
I was caught in a similar situation, in February 1972, when my ship, MV La Sierra, a Buries Markes ore carrier, was caught in ice, on our way to Sept Iles. We also had to retreat to Halifax
The Narrows,Halifax looking South East toward the Eastern Passage with Pier 9 and the Halifax Shipyards,HMC Dockyard on the right as viewd from the MacKay (Narrows) bridge.Vessel in the floating dock is Arctic Class icebreaker CCGS Louis S St Laurent,Canada's largest breaker.
Fairview Cove terminal,Bedford Basin,Halifax wih container vessels LONDON EXPRESS and THAILAND EXPRESS alongside.Photographed on 23rd May 2011.
Fairview Cove is located in the South West corner of the Basin and is one of two container terminals at Halifax. The Basin is a large protected anchorage No
Fairview Cove Terminal,Halifax,Nova Scotia 10th December 2010.The terminal is located in the South West corner of the Bedford Basin.Vessels must transit the main harbour and the Narrows passing under two major suspension bridges to reach this facility.
Maughers Beach ,McNab's Island,Halifax view from helo looking toward McNab's Cove,Garrison Pier on McNab's Island and Shearwater in the far distance.
Often refered to as Hangman's Beach,harking back to the days of Royal Navy practice of leaving corpses of deserters,etc to rot in a gibbit as warning