P’tit Charles II

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The fishing boat P’tit Charles II in Meteghan

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Raising Grace

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The fishing boat Raising Grace in Yarmouth

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A Bit Of Rust

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A rusty pair of fishing boats – Lady Yvette II and Lady Denise II

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Lady Yvette II and Lady Denise II

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The fishing boats Lady Yvette II and Lady Denise II in Yarmouth

Lady Denise II:

  • Gross tonnage: 310 tons
  • Length: 39 m
  • Breadth: 8 m
  • Year of build: 1963
  • Builder: Davie Yards, Levis Canada

Lady Yvette II:

  • Gross tonnage: 312 tons
  • Length: 39 m
  • Breadth: 8 m
  • Year of build: 1965
  • Builder: Davie Yards, Levis Canada

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Cape Saint Mary Lighthouse

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Cape Saint Mary – the western most spot on the Nova Scotia mainland

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  • Characteristic: Flashing White (1992)
  • Tower Height: 029 ft
  • Height Above Water: 104 ft
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Sea Level I

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The fishing boat Sea Level I in Port Maitland

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Volvo EC160EL

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A Volvo EC160EL Crawler Excavator at the Port Maitland Fog Alarm building

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Port Maitland

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The fishing boats Never Ashore, Sea Level I, and Finally Here in Port Maitland

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Cape Forchu Lighthouse

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The 30 metre tall Cape Forchu Lighthouse on a sunny day

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Bunker Island Lighthouse

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Bunker Island is situated near the middle of Yarmouth Harbour

  • Light Type: Cassion Light
  • Location: On reef, SW point of Bunker Island
  • Standing: This light is still standing.
  • Operating: This light is operational
  • Automated: All operating lights in Nova Scotia are automated.
  • Date Automated: Automated by 1984
  • Construction Began: 1959
  • Year Lit: 1959
  • Structure Type: Square concrete tower, on engine room, white, on red cassion
  • Light Characteristic: Fixed Red (1992)
  • Tower Height: 030 feet high.
  • Light Height: 032 feet above water level.
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