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Yarmouth, Nova Scotia has a lengthy marine heritage. During the 1800's Yarmouth had one of the world's largest fleets of ships that sailed the world over.

From the latter 1800's until current times, ferry transportation  also played an important part of our ecconomic development, linking Nova Scotia to the New England states. At times as high as 3 ferries simultaneously, each providing daily service brought tourists from Portland and Bar Harbor Maine to the port. During the 1930's-40's, service also included ferry connections to Boston, New York and St John, New Brunswick.

Yarmouth maritime hertitage, includes local mariner Captain John Patch - responsible for significant developments to the industrial era and marine propulsion.

Being from Yarmouth, Nova scotia and having spent 28 years onboard a number of vessels, ships and technology have and continues to been a very big part of my life.

YarmouthShipping.com started as central portal covering some of my personal notes, experiences and favourite things in life. While this still remains very true today,  more importantly our aim is to help keep alive our marine heritage that has played an important part of Yarmouth's and Nova Scotia's past.

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