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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.

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

Bras d'Or Lakes

  • CA BI 77-217-351
  • Item
  • 20th century

Item is a photograph of a sailboat on the Bras d'Or Lakes, near Baddeck.

Canso Causeway

  • CA BI 77-20-149
  • Item
  • 1955

Item is a photograph of ships passing through the Canso Causeway after it was completed.

Canso Causeway

  • CA BI 77-21-150
  • Item
  • 1955

Item is a photograph of a small ship passing through the lock at the the Canso Causeway.

Canso Causeway Construction

  • CA BI 77-30-159
  • Item
  • 1954

Item is a photograph of the last passenger boat to pass through the Canso Strait before the causeway was constructed.

Canso Causeway Opening

  • CA BI 77-2-131
  • Item
  • 1955

Item is a photograph of the H.M.C.S. Quebec at the opening of the Canso Causeway.

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 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.

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 77-225-359
  • 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.

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.

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.

Louisbourg

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

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

"May Queen"

  • CA BI 77-546-680
  • Item
  • ca. 1898

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

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.

Peary arriving at Sydney Harbour

  • CA BI 78-970-2820
  • Item
  • 1909

Item is a photograph of Robert Peary's S.S. Roosevelt arriving at the Cape Breton Electric Company Wharf in Sydney Harbour.

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.

Portugese Fishing Vessels

  • CA BI 79-233-3213
  • Item
  • 1959

Item is a photograph of a Portugese fishing vessel at North Sydney.

Settlers off the "Highland Lass"

  • CA BI 78-1217-2967
  • Item
  • ca. 1890

Item is a photographic postcard of the surviving settlers who went to Australia and New Zealand with Norman MacLeod on the ship called the "Highland Lass".
Back row, L to R: J. McKay 'Ban' (Napier), D. McKay 'Ban' (Waipu), W. McDonald (Waipu), Dan McKay 'Ban' (Waipu), K. McDonald (Waipu), D.H. McKenzie (Waipu), K. Stewart (Whangarei Hds).
Third row, L to R: Miss J. McKenzie (Waipu), Miss C. McKay (Waipu), Mrs. J.W. Durham (Waipu), A. MacKay 'Ban' (Waipu), N. McKenzie 'Prince' (Waipu), W. McLennan (Waipu), J.R. MacKay (Waipu), Miss E. McKay 'Ban' (Waipu), Mrs. Webster (Waipu), Mrs. R. Campbell (Waipu).
Second row, L to R: H. McKenzie (Waipu), R. Finlayson (Waipu), Mrs. P.H. McKay (Waipu), Mrs. Anderson (Mangere), Mrs. Sheddon (Auckland), Mrs. W. McKenzie (Waipu), Mrs. D. McKenzie 'Prince' (Waipu), Mrs. J. Finlayson (Waipu), Mrs. D. McLeod (Waipu), Mrs. M. McAulay (Waipu).
Front row, L to R: D. McKay 'Ban' (Waipu), Capt. J. McKenzie 'Prince' (Waipu), J. McLean (Waipu), D. Stewart (Whangarei Hds).

South Ingonish Harbour

  • CA BI 77-87-221
  • Item
  • ca. 1930

Item is a photograph of South Ingonish Harbour with several ships at anchor in the foreground.

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 Foundry and Machine Works

  • CA BI 79-198-3178
  • Item
  • 20th century

Item is a photograph of the Sydney Foundry and Machine Works with the ship Mabel Frye at dock.

Sydney Harbour

  • CA BI 77-734-868
  • Item
  • 1899

Item is a photograph of French dreadnoughts in Sydney Harbour.

Sydney Harbour Convoys

  • CA BI 77-416-550
  • Item
  • ca. 1940

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

Sydney Harbour Convoys

  • CA BI 77-414-548
  • Item
  • ca. 1940

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

Sydney Mines Harbour

  • CA BI 78-108-1858
  • Item
  • ca. 1870

Item is a tinted print of of a view of Sydney Mines harbour.

LeBreton

Wentworth Creek

  • CA BI 77-840-974
  • Item
  • Ca. 1990

Item is a photograph of a young man in a canoe in Wentworth Creek, Sydney.

Yachts and Club House, Sydney

  • CA BI 77-611-745
  • Item
  • 1907

Item is a photograph of yachts and the club house in Sydney, showing the wharf and the steamer "Marion."