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There’s no better place to immerse yourself in Nova Scotia’s rich maritime heritage than the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic
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Maritime Museum 12h
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So happy it worked out! Always great to see a passion for history! :)
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TitanicSocietyAtlCan 12h
Naomi & I had a wonderful time this afternoon! Thank you to Ian and Naomi’s family for the invitation & opportunity to assist her with her film project. - Dee Ryan-Meister
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Maritime Museum 22h
TDIH: (1652) The Battle of Barfleur. An Anglo-Dutch fleet crushed a huge French squadron.
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Maritime Museum 23h
Congrats to the royal couple! Pictured is the Royal Yacht Britannia passing the stern of CSS Acadia on June 13 1983. The vessel was accompanying the Prince & Princess of Wales on their tour of NS. In 1981, Charles & Diana honeymooned on this same ship.
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Maritime Museum May 18
Only 3 weeks away to our Ocean's Day celebrations on the waterfront! Come celebrate the body of water that connects us all with those who live, work and play in the Ocean on June 8th 10-3pm
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Maritime Museum May 18
TDIH: (1861) The brigantine Amazon was launched at Spencer's Island, Nova Scotia. She was later renamed Mary Celeste.
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Maritime Museum May 18
Happy International Museum Day! Pictured is 1994 staff aboard the boat play structure (known to some as the Halcyon) that sat alongside the museum for 2 generations before it was replaced with the orange submarine playstucture that resides there today!
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Maritime Museum May 17
TDIH: (1799) Edward, Duke of Kent was appointed commander-in-chief of the British forces in North America.
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Maritime Museum May 16
TDIH: (1822) The 64 gun French warship, L'Africaine was wrecked off .
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Maritime Museum May 15
Two weeks ago Patricia spoke with CTV Atlantic News on her 95th birthday about her storied career. Tonight (Tuesday) join her at the museum for "Musings from a Life at Sea" at 7pm as she tells stories from her long naval career extending back to WWII.
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Maritime Museum May 15
TDIH: (1937) William Crowell of Dartmouth survived a lightning strike on his ketch Queen Mary off the coast of Costa Rica.
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My_Waterfront May 14
Spring tune up and fresh paint are on deck for the Submarine Playground! Please note it will be closed from May 15 to May 21 for work to take place
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Maritime Museum May 14
TDIH: (1929) The steamers Grace Hankinson and Ruby L were lost near East Ferry, Neck after running aground in heavy weather.
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Maritime Museum May 13
TDIH: (1749) British colonists under the command of Colonel Edward Cornwallis sailed from England to found Halifax.
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Maritime Museum May 12
Festivities have begun! Join us today 10am-3pm to celebrate Merlin the Macaw’s 16th birthday!
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Maritime Museum May 12
TDIH: (1918) The White Star passenger liner RMS Olympic rammed and sank U-10 in the English Channel.
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Maritime Museum May 11
Merlin's Birthday is tomorrow (Saturday May 12th), but he's already received a card. Hope to see you tomorrow 10am-3pm to celebrate the big day!
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Nova Scotia Museum May 11
Sat. May 12 from 10 am to 3 pm Join us as we celebrate the 16th birthday of our fine feathered friend, Merlin Macaw. There will be scavenger hunts throughout the day and crafts and colouring sheets in the Small Craft Gallery.
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Maritime Museum May 11
TDIH: (1799) The privateer vessel Charles Mary Wentworth from Liverpool, NS returned home from the Caribbean with 5 captured ships.
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Maritime Museum May 10
TDIH: (1782) The frigate, HMS Blonde was lost near Seal Island, NS. Most of her crew were rescued the men from the island a week later.
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