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Snapshots

  1. Navy Docks heritage clock

    Snapshot Title: Navy Docks heritage clock
    Taken by: T. E. Smith-Lamothe

    Image: Halifax, Nova Scotia harbour view
    Image Owner: T. E. Smith-Lamothe



    Description:

    In the late 1700's, this clock was set up in the Royal Navy dockyards to keep everyone on schedule. It's tower and original mechanism were given to the city of Halifax and installed next to the ferry...



  2. wave

    Snapshot Title: wave
    Taken by: coril

    Image: Halifax, Nova Scotia harbour view
    Image Owner: T. E. Smith-Lamothe



    Description:

    the big wave and tugboats



  3. great place

    Snapshot Title: great place
    Taken by: coril

    Image: Halifax, Nova Scotia harbour view
    Image Owner: T. E. Smith-Lamothe



    Description:

    our favorite walking place



  4. coffee

    Snapshot Title: coffee
    Taken by: coril

    Image: Halifax, Nova Scotia harbour view
    Image Owner: T. E. Smith-Lamothe



    Description:

    sat here alot having coffee



  5. my fav place

    Snapshot Title: my fav place
    Taken by: coril

    Image: Halifax, Nova Scotia harbour view
    Image Owner: T. E. Smith-Lamothe



    Description:

    halifax



  6. Remolcador

    Snapshot Title: Remolcador
    Taken by: Marcelo Raidan

    Image: Halifax, Nova Scotia harbour view
    Image Owner: T. E. Smith-Lamothe



    Description:

    Simpatico



  7. wow!

    Snapshot Title: wow!
    Taken by: Marcelo Raidan

    Image: Halifax, Nova Scotia harbour view
    Image Owner: T. E. Smith-Lamothe



    Description:

    yacht with chopper



  8. Cruise Ship

    Snapshot Title: Cruise Ship
    Taken by: T. E. Smith-Lamothe

    Image: Halifax, Nova Scotia harbour view
    Image Owner: T. E. Smith-Lamothe



    Description:

    The aerodynamic smoke stack of a cruise ship is often seen at the port's landing facility across from George's Island.



  9. wooden boats

    Snapshot Title: wooden boats
    Taken by: T. E. Smith-Lamothe

    Image: Halifax, Nova Scotia harbour view
    Image Owner: T. E. Smith-Lamothe



    Description:

    As part of an ongoing program at the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, classic wooden boats are built by volunteers under the guidance of an experienced boat-builder. For more information about the mu...



  10. CSS Acadia

    Snapshot Title: CSS Acadia
    Taken by: T. E. Smith-Lamothe

    Image: Halifax, Nova Scotia harbour view
    Image Owner: T. E. Smith-Lamothe



    Description:

    Now a permanent exhibit of the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, this vessel was used for researching and mapping purposes in its long career.



  11. MacDonald Bridge

    Snapshot Title: MacDonald Bridge
    Taken by: T. E. Smith-Lamothe

    Image: Halifax, Nova Scotia harbour view
    Image Owner: T. E. Smith-Lamothe



    Description:

    There are two suspension bridges linking Halifax and Dartmouth across the harbour. This is the older of the two, the MacDonald Bridge. It is lit theatrically at night and sometimes used as a platfor...



  12. Harbour Hopper

    Snapshot Title: Harbour Hopper
    Taken by: T. E. Smith-Lamothe

    Image: Halifax, Nova Scotia harbour view
    Image Owner: T. E. Smith-Lamothe



    Description:

    This is the Harbour Hopper, an amphibious tourist vehicle which gives tours of the city on land and then plunges into the harbour for a look at the city from the water. Rumour is that it once patrole...



  13. Theodore Too

    Snapshot Title: Theodore Too
    Taken by: T. E. Smith-Lamothe

    Image: Halifax, Nova Scotia harbour view
    Image Owner: T. E. Smith-Lamothe



    Description:

    The full-sized tugboat which emulates the children's TV series hero Theodore Tugboat (now only seen in re-runs or children's books). It gives tours of the harbour all summer long.



  14. Yacht with helicopter

    Snapshot Title: Yacht with helicopter
    Taken by: T. E. Smith-Lamothe

    Image: Halifax, Nova Scotia harbour view
    Image Owner: T. E. Smith-Lamothe



    Description:

    Like those huge RV's which tow an SUV behind them on the highway for short jaunts from a base, this multi-million dollar yacht has its own piggy-backing helicopter. It is docked next to the HMCS Sack...



  15. George's Island

    Snapshot Title: George's Island
    Taken by: T. E. Smith-Lamothe

    Image: Halifax, Nova Scotia harbour view
    Image Owner: T. E. Smith-Lamothe



    Description:

    Tiny George's Island is honeycombed with bunkers and gun emplacements. Any enemy ship would have to pass under all those cannons to get any further into the harbour --- none ever tried it!



  16. Boat

    Snapshot Title: Boat
    Taken by: Thomas Goldberger

    Image: Halifax, Nova Scotia harbour view
    Image Owner: T. E. Smith-Lamothe



    Description:

    moored at quayside