Caption: ABOVE LEFT: HMCS Goosebay, l'Hermione and the tall ship Bluenose II
sail in to Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, in the early morning of July 18, 2015.
Through the summer our activities have centered in Prescott where costumed members were among those greeting the Bluenose II
on both its upstream and downstream stops in Town.
These include wood from Nova Scotia's Bluenose II
schooner, copper from the Library of Parliament roof, a piece of four-billion-year-old Acasta gneiss rock from Great Bear Lake, and more.
The town is also home to Bluenose II
, a replica of the schooner Bluenose that, for 18 years until 1938, held the International Fisherman's Trophy defeating Canadian and, more importantly for Nova Scotians, American challengers in the race first established in 1920.
Her clothing has been worn by the crew of the Bluenose II
, sold at retail stores across the country, and presented to the Royal Family of Jordan.
in Halifax Harbour during Tall Ships 2004
was built in Lunenburg in 1963 and restored last year.