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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.

"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.

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
Coal Shipping Piers
CA BI 77-108-242 · Item · ca. 1893

Item is a photograph of shipping piers at the Esplanade.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Glace Bay Harbour
CA BI 77-225-359 · Item · ca. 1920

Item is a photograph of Glace Bay Harbour showing schooners.

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.

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.

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.

H.M.S. Pelican
CA BI 77-389-523 · Item · ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of the H.M.S. Pelican, which launched in April 1877 and sunk in 1933.

Kazanjian, Kaiden
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.

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.

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.

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

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

Sydney Harbour Convoys
CA BI 77-416-550 · Item · ca. 1940

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

Louisbourg
CA BI 77-436-570 · Item · ca. 1920

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

CA BI 77-505-639 · Item · ca. 1950

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

S.S. Bruce I
CA BI 77-510-644 · Item · 1898

Item is a photograph of the first voyage of the S.S. Bruce I, a passenger boat that sailed between North Sydney and Newfoundland.

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

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

CA BI 77-570-644 · Item · 1980

Item is a reproduction of a photograph of the S.S. Bruce I entering North Sydney harbour at full steam on its maiden voyage as the marine connection between North Sydney and Newfoundland.

SS Marion
CA BI 77-584-718 · Item · ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of the side view of the steamer "Marion" in Sydney, Cape Breton.

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.

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.

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."

Glace Bay Harbour, Side I
CA BI 77-613-747 · Item · ca. 1920

Item is a photograph of Glace Bay Harbour and vessels.

The "Earl Grey"
CA BI 77-713-847 · Item · ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of the "Earl Grey," an ice breaker.

The "Minto"
CA BI 77-714-848 · Item · ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of the "Minto," an icebreaker.

Sydney Harbour
CA BI 77-734-868 · Item · 1899

Item is a photograph of French dreadnoughts in Sydney Harbour.

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.

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
CA BI 77-814-948 · Item · 1967

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

H.M.S. Pelican
CA BI 77-838-972 · Item · ca. 1950

Item is a photograph is of the H.M.S. Pelican.

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.

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
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
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.

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
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).

The Schooner, "Hazel Bill"
CA BI 78-128-1878 · Item · 20th century

Item is a photograph of the schooner, "Hazel Bill".

The Schooner, "Hazel Bill"
CA BI 78-129-1879 · Item · 20th century

Item is a photograph of the schooner, "Hazel Bill".

Coasting Schooner, Sydney
CA BI 78-165-1915 · Item · 1907

Item is a photograph of a coasting schooner in Sydney.