“Interior of the fuselage of Handley Page Halifax B Mark II, JP321 ‘V’, of No. 614 Squadron RAF, showing some of the many holes caused by splinters from an anti-aircraft rocket which hit the aircraft during an early pathfinding operation over central Europe.” c. 1944-1945. [1698×2480]

“Interior of the fuselage of Handley Page Halifax B Mark II, JP321 ‘V’, of No. 614 Squadron RAF, showing some of the many holes caused by splinters from an anti-aircraft rocket which hit the aircraft during an early pathfinding operation… Continue Reading

Sailing ship CROMARTYSHIRE in Halifax Graving Dock, 1898 / damage from collision with ocean liner SS La Bourgogne in fog south of Sable Island. La Bourgogne, carrying 726 people, sank in less than an hour. Of the 173 survivors fewer than 70 were passengers, with only one woman rescued.[1172×1468]

Sailing ship CROMARTYSHIRE in Halifax Graving Dock, 1898 / damage from collision with ocean liner SS La Bourgogne in fog south of Sable Island. La Bourgogne, carrying 726 people, sank in less than an hour. Of the 173 survivors fewer… Continue Reading

HMS Canada as the first ship to use the Halifax Graving Dock in the 1880s. The biggest drydock on the eastern seaboard of North America at the time of construction, it is still in active use, and is recognized as a National Historic Site of Canada. [1024×731]

HMS Canada as the first ship to use the Halifax Graving Dock in the 1880s. The biggest drydock on the eastern seaboard of North America at the time of construction, it is still in active use, and is recognized as… Continue Reading