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Proud of our History - the original MV Bluenose

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 original MV Bluenose, which serviced the Yarmouth, NS to Bar Harbour, ME route from (Read More)




Proud of our History- the MV Frederick Carter

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 Frederick Carter, which serviced the Port aux Basques-North Sydney crossing from 1968-1986. Designed (Read More)




Proud of our History - Remembering the SS 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 remember the SS Caribou. Named after the symbolic woodland caribou that inhabits Newfoundland and Labrador (also (Read More)




Proud of our History - the SS Kyle

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 Kyle, which served the people of Newfoundland and coastal Labrador between 1913 and (Read More)




Proud of our History - the original MV Abegweit

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 original MV Abegweit, which made the Prince Edward Island-New Brunswick crossing from 1947-1982. The (Read More)




Proud of our History - the Port aux Basques terminal

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 Port aux Basques terminal, which has been servicing the Port aux Basques-North Sydney crossing (Read More)




Proud of our History - the MV William Carson

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 William Carson, which served the Port aux Basques-North Sydney crossing, and later the (Read More)