Yarmouth, Nova Scotia has a lengthy marine heritage that includes sail during the 1800's and one of the world's largest
fleets of ships that sailed the world over.
From the latter
1800's until current times, ferry transportation has also been an important part of 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.
Currently, there is a promising proposal for restoration of ferry service as early as 2013
Yarmouth maritime hertitage,
includes a local captain that was 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 been a very big part of my life.
YarmouthShipping.com serves as a central portal covering some of my notes, experiences and favourite things in life, more
importantly it's aim is to help keep alive some of the marine heritage that has been an important part of Yarmouth's and Nova