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Drawing of the Bluenose II

Item is a drawing of the Bluenose II prepared by Smith & Rhuland Ltd. of Lunenburg, Nova Scotia. The drawing shows a view from above and a cross section of the ship.

Drawings of details of the hull and gaff of a ship

File contains two technical drawings of an unidentified ship, probably the Bluenose II. One drawing shows the ship from above and from the side and also includes a detail of the gaff. The other drawing shows two views of the ship from the side and one from the back.

Drawing of a ship with a detail of the gaff

Item is a section of a drawing of an unidentified ship, probably the Bluenose II. The ship is shown from above and from the side. The drawing also includes a detail of the gaff. All of the parts of the ship are labelled. The drawing is a reproduction and parts of the original are cut off.

Drawing of the Maritime Supplies and Exchange warehouse and the electrical supply for Bluenose II

Item is a drawing of the Maritime Supplies & Exchange warehouse and the electrical supply for the Bluenose II. The warehouse is shown from above and from the side. Part of the electrical diagram is crossed out. The drawing was completed by O. K. Gashus for Yeatman, Endal & Company of Halifax, Nova Scotia. See MS-4-135, Box 156, Folder 4 for related documents

Drawings of proposed electrical arrangements and modifications to propoulsion shafting for the Bluenose II

File contains three drawings of proposed modifications for the Bluenose II. The drawings include a diagram of the existing electrical arrangement with proposed modifications; two copies of a drawing of a proposed modification to the propulsion shafting; and two copies of a proposed schematic diagram of electrical distribution. All of the drawings were completed at the Halifax Shipyards in 1965. See MS-4-135, Box 128, Folder 16 and Box 153, Folder 3 for related documents.

Existing electrical arrangement of Bluenose IInd 32 volt D.C. & 115 volt A.C.

Item is a technical drawing of the existing electrical arrangement of the Bluenose II. The drawing was prepared on July 19th, 1965 for the Halifax Shipyards as is labelled "Sketch No H.S.L.-BL/EL-2." The sketch is overlaid with proposals for expansions or changes to the arrangement, which are printed in red.

Bluenose II proposed modification to propulsion shafting

Item consists of two copies of a drawing of the propulsion shafting of the Bluenose II. The drawing includes a plan view of the existing shafting and a detail of the proposed modification, showing the installation of a twin disc coupling. The drawing was completed by G. T. Nelson from the Halifax Shipyards Drawing Office on September 23rd, 1965. The drawing is labelled "DRG. No. MX-625." Both copies of the drawing are stamped and dated by Halifax Shipyards. One copy has a stamp of approval from the Canada Department of Transport, which is dated October 4th, 1965.

Culp family fonds

  • MS-2-539, SF Box 44, Folders 2-15
  • Fonds
  • 1798-1902
Fonds comprises land deeds, wills and other legal documents, as well as charter agreements for the schooner Mary and a bill of sale for the Candid.

Culp Family

Armand Therrien Photograph Collection

  • MS-2-304, Box 8-10
  • Collection
  • 1804-1945
Collection consists of over 500 photographs of ships. Collection also contains French-language clippings: Liste des newspages dans le Monde d'Apres Le Journal Courrier De Londres et Gazette de la Grand Bretagne 1804-1807; Registre des Navires Canadienne et Etrangers Coules Derrand La Guerre 1939-1945; Registre notes des Croisieres des U Boot Allemandes Guerre 1939-1945.

Therrien, Armand

Joseph Simpson Harris fonds

  • MS-2-147
  • Fonds
  • 1872-1928
Fonds comprises writs of execution, auction registers, papers regarding the barque Redento (1895), and correspondence (primarily postcards) reflecting Harris's work as High Sheriff for Pictou County.

Harris, Joseph Simpson

O'Brien Family fonds

  • MS-4-242
  • Fonds
  • 1838-1876
The fonds consists predominantly of correspondence and vessel papers. The fonds also contains records that document the family's business activity, particularly that of Joseph O’Brien.

O'Brien Family

Papers of the SS Corfu Island

  • MS-4-231, SF Box 21, Folder 19
  • File
  • 1953-1962
File contains papers of the SS Corfu Island, including a survey of the vessel from March 4, 1953, a list of crew members from July 11, 1957 to May 14, 1960, and miscellaneous papers from 1956, 1961, and 1962.

SS Corfu Island.

Shipping Reference Collection

  • MS-8-Ref
  • Collection
  • [ca. 1880]-[ca. 1970]

The Shipping Reference Collection incorporates virtually all miscellanous shipping records and reference material that were accessioned as part of "MS-8-Ref." A large portion of the collection consists of reference files on various vessels and shipping lines. A card-catalogue index known as "Master and Mates" provides references to microfilmed vessel papers, trade records, registers, and other related materials. The collection also includes photographs, slides, and published materials such as the Lloyd's Register of Ships.

The collection contains four series:


Shipping Line reference files

Vessel reference files

Published materials

Armour, Charles

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