The Bluenose

Posted by on Monday, October 17, 2016

The Bluenose was launched on March 26, 1921. Built by Smith and Rhuland the fishing and racing schooner was from Nova Scotia.

A celebrated racing ship and fishing vessel, Bluenose under the command of Angus Walters became a provincial icon for Nova Scotia and an important Canadian symbol in the 1930s and served as a working vessel.

Nicknamed the "Queen of the North Atlantic," she was later commemorated by a replica, Bluenose II, built in 1963. The name Bluenose originated as a nickname for Nova Scotians from as early as the late 18th century.

The ship carried a crew of 20.

The Bluenose foundered on a reef off Haiti on January 28, 1946.

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