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Throwback Thursday - Milly Harrison

by Stefan Carew

Milly Harrison started work with Marine Atlantic in 1973 when the Corporation was known as Canadian National Railway (CNR). Her father, an Assistant Chief Steward with CNR, moved their family from Fortune Bay, Newfoundland to North Sydney, Nova Scotia to be closer to work. She remembers getting hired with a group of eight to ten (Read More)

Throwback Thursday - MV Marine Packer

by Stefan Carew

The MV Marine Packer is the first ship to get featured as part of our #ThrowbackThursday series. 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 (Read More)

Proud of our History - MV Stena Grecia/MV Atlantic Freighter

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 Grecia/MV Atlantic Freighter which served the Port aux Basques-North Sydney crossing from (Read More)

Proud of our History – Bar Harbor, Maine

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 Bar Harbor, Maine, which connected Nova Scotia to the New England states from 1956-1997. Located (Read More)

Proud of our History – MV Seatrader

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 Seatrader which served the Port aux Basques – North Sydney crossing from 1973-1976. (Read More)

Proud of our History – MV Codroy

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 Codroy, a Newfoundland freight boat that served coastal communities, the Cabot Strait crossing (Read More)

Proud of our History - MV Marine Cruiser

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 Cruiser which served the North Sydney-Port aux Basques crossing and the Nova (Read More)

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)