Canadian Maritime Visit, Day 7, page B
Halifax, NS to Fall River, NS
It's quite a steep walk down to the Halifax waterfront
Vim and 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
Not sure what CGS stands for, we were told she was the CSS Acadia (Canadian Scientific Ship)
Back-up steering only
This room on topmost deck was where the scientists worked
Seamen's Quarters (these were for the lowest ranking hands, there were
different rooms for firemen, etc. each getting better as you went up the ranks)
There were even heads and shower rooms for each rank ... these were the seamen's
Above a certain rank, you rated your own cabin
The scientists' wardroom ... with their cabins to the outside.
Private stateroom of the chief scientist
his separate sleeping quarters
CSS Acadia's triple expansion steam engine
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.
Model of the CSS Acadia's triple expansion steam engine.
Corner where we ate dinner
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