Icebreaker "Peter the Great" (PETER DER GROSSE)
Icebreaker of the Riga Stock Exchange Committee.
Built in 1910 in Gothenburg, Götaverken.
Dimensions 55.5 x 15.5 x 6.5 m.
21 years ago I took a Noble Caledonia cruise, and ever since I've received probably every brochure they've issued. In terms of cost, I think I'm probably ahead now. Otherwise, I have no financial interest in Noble Caledonia or its associates; I just thought SN viewers might be interested in the info
Acrylic painting 40X30 inches on gallery canvas.
It might look like the Canadian 50$ bill it is no coincidence. I took the photo(s) while the Bank of Canada hired photographer Jorge. Peral did the shots. I remember also supplying graciously the Canadian Governement agency with a similar photo on
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 Tug/Icebreaker Laplander, Birmingham Canal Navigation (BCN)No.2, British Waterways (BW) No.60704. Built in the 1830s of wooden construction and as I understand with open deck.
Recorded on the stock of BCN in 1858 it is also said to have been repaired in 1879 and noted as being used in Wolverham