Canadian Maritime Visit, Day 7, page B
Halifax, NS to Fall River, NS
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It's quite a steep walk down to the Halifax waterfront
We especially liked tugs named Point Vim and Point Vigour
Display outside the Maritime Museum
Walt and Wren especially like this Hydrographic Survey Ship which they spent a long time touring
More information about the ship can be found at: http://museum.gov.ns.ca/mma/AtoZ/acadia.html
The scientists' wardroom ... with their cabins to the outside.
Private stateroom of the chief scientist
CSS Acadia's triple expansion steam engine
Model of the engine found inside the museum.
More pictures of ship and the museum can be can be found on the Full Tour
Inside the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic ...
In 1917 Halifax was the site largest non-atomic explosion in
history when a ship carrying munitions was hit by another ship.
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