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Departing Halifax, we passed CMA CGM Osiris, no doubt making the sixth boro its next stop. 

Heading NE from Halifax, we had fabulous weather following the NS coastline and seeing fish boats like this one, Chief Stephen J. Gleade Sr., if I’ve read that right. 

Turning in at the point in Canso, we meet Strait Falcon.

CCGC Kopit Hopson was anchored off the shore.  Check out this information about this vessel’s name. 

Seaways Colorado is moored at Point Tupper, 

where Svitzer Bedford, Montreal, and Chebucto stand by. 

Rt. Hon. Paul E. Martin loads where Alice used to.

It was fantastic to see my friend Jack Ronalds, photographer who casts a long shadow,  doing what he does, photographing passing vessels.  See Jack’s previous contributions to this blog here

Strait Raven tows a work barge away from the causeway.

Before sunrise, pilot boat JRG delivered a pilot.

Later, when we tied up, she was at the dock, accompanied by 

Mr. Ben, a Coastal Stevedoring vessel.

All photos, any errors, WVD, who’s Great Lakes bound.


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