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"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.

Blowers Archibald Sr.

  • CA BI 79-99-3079
  • Item
  • 1965

Item is a photograph of Blowers Archibald Sr. Blowers was born in Sydney Mines N.S. January 18th 1856 and is the son of T.D. Archibald. He was educated at Boston Latin School and then Harvard Law School. Blowers was admitted to the government of N.S. in June of 1878.

Boats on the Bras d'Or

  • 94-620-25135
  • Item
  • n.d.

Item is a photograph of boats on the Bras d'Or. The Cabot Trail is to the right with small fishing crafts in the harbour at Cheticamp.

Cape Breton Ships and Men

  • CA BI 79-42-3022
  • Item
  • ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of a dock with ships nearby in Sydney N.S.

Capt. John MacDonald on boat, Gabarus

  • 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.

Cement Ship Permanencia

  • CA BI 77-320-454
  • Item
  • 1920

Item is a photograph of the cement ship "Permanencia," built of concrete in North Sydney in 1920. It was wrecked in the fall of 1922 at St. Pierre, carrying a capacity of 400 tons.

Cement Ship Permanencia

  • CA BI 77-321-455
  • Item
  • 1920

Item is a photograph of the cement ship "Permanencia," built of concrete in North Sydney in 1920. It was wrecked in the fall of 1922 at St. Pierre, carrying a capacity of 400 tons.

Centennial Celebrations

  • CA BI 77-790-924
  • Item
  • 1967

Item is a photograph of a naval ship at dock in Sydney Harbour for the 1967 Centennial Celebrations.

Coal Shipping Pier

  • CA BI 79-97-3077
  • Item
  • 1965

Item is a photograph of the coal shipping pier in Sydney N.S, situated north of Falmouth St.

Coal Shipping Pier

  • CA BI 79-96-3076
  • Item
  • ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of a coal shipping pier in Sydney N.S, situated north of Falmouth St.

Coal Shipping Pier

  • CA BI 79-107-3087
  • Item
  • ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of a coal shipping pier in Sydney N.S, situated north of Falmouth St.

Coal Shipping Piers

  • CA BI 77-108-242
  • Item
  • ca. 1893

Item is a photograph of shipping piers at the Esplanade.

Convoy in Sydney Harbour, WWI

  • 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.

English and French Warships in Sydney Harbour

  • CA BI 77-1505-1639
  • Item
  • 1906

Item is a postcard of English and French warships in Sydney Harbour with the caption, "A Glimpse of the Harbour, Sydney, Cape Breton, English and French Warships in Port".

Floating Dock, North Sydney

  • CA BI 78-22-1772
  • Item
  • 1912

Item is a photograph of a man on a floating dock in North Sydney.

Gisborne Bridge

  • CA BI 77-315-449
  • Item
  • 1879

Item is a photograph of the Gisborne Bridge with a train crossing it, over the Mira River. There are sailboats visible on the river.

Glace Bay Harbour

  • CA BI 77-1500-1634
  • Item
  • ca. 1928

Item is a photograph of fishing vessels in the Glace Bay harbour.

Glace Bay Harbour

  • CA BI 77-225-359
  • Item
  • ca. 1920

Item is a photograph of Glace Bay Harbour showing schooners.

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

Glace Bay Harbour, Side I

  • CA BI 77-613-747
  • Item
  • ca. 1920

Item is a photograph of Glace Bay Harbour and vessels.

Gowrie Shipping Pier and Breakwater

  • CA BI 77-585-719
  • Item
  • ca. 1890

Item is a photograph of the Gowrie Shipping Piers and Breakwater in Port Morien, Nova Scotia. There are several ships and small boats in the harbour.

Greener's Wharf

  • CA BI 77-340-474
  • Item
  • 1909

Item is a postcard of the entrance to Sydney Harbour at Sydney Mines. The Indian Cove Hall is visible in the background, and Greener's Wharf is visible in the foreground.

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.

Hon. T.D. Archibald

  • CA BI 79-98-3078
  • Item
  • 1965

Item is a photograph of Senator Thomas D. Archibald who was a Nova Scotia senator. He was born April 18th 1813, and died in 1890. He was a Senator from 1867 to 1890 in Sydney Mines.

International Coal Piers, Sydney

  • CA BI 77-6-135
  • Item
  • ca. 1899

Item is a photograph showing of the old No. 1 pier, known as a bucket loader. The two men standing on the bucket are identified as William and Frank Fitzgerald.

International Shipping Piers

  • CA BI 77-1570-1704
  • Item
  • ca. 1871

Item is a photograph of the International Shipping Piers on the Esplanade in Sydney.

John Gibson

  • CA BI 79-106-3086
  • Item
  • ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of the barque John Gibson which weighed 314 tons and was built in Little Bras D'Or in 1875.

Louisbourg

  • CA BI 77-436-570
  • Item
  • ca. 1920

Item is a photograph of a winter scene in Louisbourg with ships in the harbour.

Naval Personnel

  • CA BI 77-410-544
  • Item
  • ca. 1942

Item is a photograph of naval and civilian personnel and the Sydney Harbour defences during WWII.

Naval Personnel

  • CA BI 77-409-543
  • Item
  • ca. 1942

Item is a photograph of naval and civilian personnel and the Sydney Harbour defences during WWII.

Neptune

  • CA BI 79-100-3080
  • Item
  • 1894

Item is a photograph of the paddle wheel steamer Neptune, which is docked at a pier in North Sydney N.S.

North Sydney Harbour

  • CA BI 78-135-1885
  • Item
  • 1977

Item is an aerial photograph of the harbour in North Sydney.

North Sydney Harbour Ships

  • CA BI 78-133-1883
  • Item
  • 1977

Item is a photograph of two ships at the dock in North Sydney, with the town visible in the background.

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