Archives Posted in August 2014

Proud of our History - the SS St. George

by Darrell Mercer

Marine Atlantic, its predecessor CN Marine, and pre-confederation Newfoundland coastal boats have a strong and proud history serving the people of Atlantic Canada through ferry terminals, passenger vessels and rail service. In this week’s “Throwback Thursday” blog posting we highlight the SS St. George that sailed the Bay of Fundy service between Saint John and (Read More)

Marine Atlantic Takes the Ice Bucket Challenge

by Darrell Mercer

The ice bucket challenge continues to raise significant awareness regarding the fight against ALS and is helping to raise funds to combat the disease. The social media sensation has spread across the internet and introduced many people to a disease that impacts thousands of people each and every year. People from all walks of life (Read More)

Proud of our History - the SS Minto

by Darrell Mercer

Marine Atlantic, its predecessor CN Marine, and pre-confederation Newfoundland coastal boats have a strong and proud history serving the people of Atlantic Canada through ferry terminals, passenger vessels and rail service. In this week’s “Throwback Thursday” blog posting we highlight the SS Minto that travelled between Prince Edward Island and Nova Scotia from 1899-1914. Named (Read More)

Proud of our History - the SS Northern Ranger

by Darrell Mercer

Marine Atlantic, its predecessor CN Marine, and pre-confederation Newfoundland coastal boats have a strong and proud history serving the people of Atlantic Canada through ferry terminals, passenger vessels and rail service. In this week’s “Throwback Thursday” blog posting we highlight the SS Northern Ranger that serviced coastal Newfoundland and Labrador communities from 1936-1966. At 1366 (Read More)

Proud of our History - the MV Caribou

by Darrell Mercer

Marine Atlantic, its predecessor CN Marine, and pre-confederation Newfoundland coastal boats have a strong and proud history serving the people of Atlantic Canada through ferry terminals, passenger vessels and rail service. In this week’s “Throwback Thursday” blog posting we highlight the MV Caribou that serviced the Port aux Basques-North Sydney crossing from 1986-2010. Named in (Read More)