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Proud of our History - the SS Random

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 Random, a Newfoundland coastal boat that operated from 1942-1962. Named after Random Island (Read More)

Proud of our History – the Newfoundland Railway

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 Newfoundland Railway which was an integral part of Marine Atlantic and its predecessors’ service (Read More)

Proud of our History – the SS Dundee

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 Dundee which serviced Newfoundland coastal communities from 1900-1919. A member of the ‘alphabet (Read More)

Proud of our History – the MV Marine Runner

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 Marine Runner which serviced southern Newfoundland coastal communities from 1975-1997. Similar to its (Read More)

Proud of our History - The Grand Manan Ferry Service

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 Grand Manan ferry service which was operated through a former Marine Atlantic subsidiary company (Read More)

Proud of our History - MV Hopedale

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 Hopedale which served Newfoundland and Labrador coastal communities from 1960-1984. Named after the (Read More)

Proud of our History - St. Anthony, NL

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 St. Anthony, NL, which had a historical attachment to Marine Atlantic and its predecessors until (Read More)

Proud of our History - the SS Scotia II

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 Scotia II that carried freight and passengers across the Strait of Canso and (Read More)

Proud of our History - The SS Glencoe

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 Glencoe, a Newfoundland coastal boat that served from 1900-1959. Named after a location (Read More)

Proud of our History - The MV Joseph and Clara Smallwood

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 Joseph and Clara Smallwood which serviced the Port aux Basques-North Sydney and Argentia-North (Read More)