Archives Posted in July 2015

Proud of our History – MV Bonavista

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 Bonavista, a Newfoundland and Labrador coastal boat that served from 1956-1986. Named after (Read More)




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 Pictou-Caribou-Wood Islands ferry service, which played a significant role in connecting Nova Scotia and (Read More)




Proud of our History – SS Cabot Strait

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 Cabot Strait which serviced the Port aux Basques-North Sydney crossing and coastal Newfoundland (Read More)




Proud of our History - MV Petite Forte

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 Petite Forte, a Newfoundland and Labrador coastal vessel that served from 1961-1983. Named (Read More)




MV Stena Carrier

Proud of our History - MV Stena Carrier

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 Stena Carrier that served the Port aux Basques-North Sydney crossing from 1970-1974. The (Read More)