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Archival description
"Albert J. Lutz" Schooner
82-322-7022 · Item · ca. 1917

Item is a photograph of the "Albert J. Lutz", a schooner outfitted as a Canadian Q ship during World War 1. A 4" gun was mounted on its deck behind the dories. It was stationed in Sydney harbour from 1917-1918.

"Amy G. McKean"
CA BI 79-29-3009 · Item · 1919

Item is a photograph of the launching of the ship Amy G. McKean, built at Dartmouth, Nova Scotia.

Boat Builders, Beinn Bhreagh
CA BI 77-86-220 · Item · 1918

Item is a photograph of female boat builders, taken by Charles Martin of the National Geographic Society. Four women work indoors on a lifeboat in the foreground, while two others work on another boat in the background. These lifeboats were built at Beinn Bhreagh, Baddeck under the supervision of Alexander Graham Bell during the First World War.

Identified from left to right as Miss Ongo, Mary MacNeil Campbell, and Louise MacNeil, who worked in Baddeck in 1918.

Martin, Charles
Boat Builders, Beinn Bhreagh
CA BI 77-85-219 · Item · 1918

Item is a photograph of female boatbuilders, taken by Charles Martin of the National Geographic Society. Thirteen boatbuilders pose with lifeboats built at Beinn Bhreagh, Baddeck under the supervision of Alexander Graham Bell.

Martin, Charles
CA BI 77-814-948 · Item · 1967

Item is a photograph of boats on the Sydney Harbour during the Sydney Centennial Celebration.

CA BI 77-505-639 · Item · ca. 1950

Item is a photograph of a view of the Cape Breton Highlands National Park, near Ingonish.

CA BI 89-1188-19383a · Item · 1919

Item is a photograph of Capt. John Macdonald on a small boat with others in Gabarus harbour during World War 1.

CA BI 77-124-258 · Item · 1914-1918

Item is a photograph of a convoy in Sydney Harbour during the WWI, taken from the coal piers. At least two ships are visible in the harbour.

Crawley's Creek, Westmount
82-174-6874 · Item · ca. 1905

Item is a photograph of the view of the steel plant from Crawley's Creek in Westmount, with boats docked.

Geadiola
CA BI 78-959-2809 · Item · 1943

Item is a photograph of the ship Geadiola.

"General Byng"
CA BI 78-420-2170 · Item · 1918

Item is a photograph of the schooner "General Byng," taken during its construction during the First World War.

Glace Bay Harbour
CA BI 77-80-214 · Item · ca. 1920

Item is a photograph of a view of Glace Bay Harbour filled with sailing ships.

Government of Nova Scotia
H.M.S. Pelican
CA BI 77-391-525 · Item · 1956

Item is a photograph of the raising of the H.M.S. Pelican, an Elizabethan wreck in Sydney Harbour. The ship was later towed out and destroyed.

L'Ardent
CA BI 80-23-4203 · Item · 1898

Item is a print of L'Ardent, inscribed to M. Bourinot from the officers of the ship. It shows seamen aboard the ship.

"May Queen"
CA BI 77-546-680 · Item · ca. 1898

Item is a photograph of the Side Wheeler "May Queen" at Baddeck wharf.

82-527-7227 · Item · 1914

Item is a photograph of a naval convoy moving along the coast near Plymouth, England during World War 1. Taken on October 14, 1914, the ink description on the photo reads "The largest fleet of liners to cross the Atlantic at one time (32 in number) with 33,000 Canadian troops on board."

Abrahams and Sons, Devonport
Port Bevis Shipping Piers
CA BI 79-473-3453 · Item · 1896

Item is a photograph of the Victoria Gypsum Mining and Manufacturing Co. Ltd. pier with ships at anchor.

Sailboat Race at Baddeck
CA BI 79-536-3516 · Item · 1894

Item is a photograph of a sailboat race at Baddeck.

S.S. Adriatic
CA BI 79-22-3002 · Item · Mar-1862

Item is a photograph of the S.S. Adriatic. In the month of March, 1862, when this photograph was taken, the Adriatic became stuck in the ice in North Sydney harbour. The ice was sturdy enough to support the crew as they walked to shore from the ship.

Sydney Harbour Convoys
CA BI 77-414-548 · Item · ca. 1940

Item is a photograph of convoys in Sydney Harbour during WWII.

"The Squeke"
CA BI 84-123-14223 · Item · 1914-1920

Item is a photograph of Percy Willmot on a river or lake in his boat, identified as "The Squeke", taken during World War 1.

The "War Wasp"
CA BI 78-97-1847 · Item · July 9, 1917

Item is a photographic postcard of the view from the upper deck of the "War Wasp," launched in Trenton, Pictou County, at 1pm on Monday, July 9th, 1917. Crew members on deck and another vessel in the background are visible.

The "War Wasp"
CA BI 78-96-1846 · Item · July 9, 1917

Item is a photographic postcard of the "War Wasp," launched in Trenton, Pictou County, at 1pm on Monday, July 9th, 1917.

Troops Embarking at Halifax
CA BI 77-1538-1672 · Item · 1914-1918

Item is a photographic postcard of a number of troops embarking in Halifax during WWI. Soldiers in full uniform are visible on the upper and lower decks of the boat while onlookers, mostly in day wear, are visible on the dock.