Thursday, August 5, 2010

BOA THALASSA arrives St. John's

The BOA THALASSA as shown in this photo arriving St. John's on ug 2, 2010. The BOA THALASSA built in 2008 is the world's first custom built seabed logging vessel to assist with exploration work.

Wednesday, August 4, 2010


The Spanish patrol vessel ARNOMENDI shown in this photo secured in St. John's on Aug 3, 2010

Monday, August 2, 2010


The training vessel ANNE S PIERCE shwon in this photo departing St. John's July 30, 2010 for training exercises.
Built in 1982 as a scallop dragger, she is now used as a training vessel for the Marine Institute. The vessel was contracted by the Transporation Safety Board to conduct trawls in the debris field of Swiss Air Flight 111.

Two days before I took this photo the vessel rescued 5 people about a mile off St. John's, Newfoundland after their pleasure craft capsized.

Canadian Navy Frigate visits

The HMCS MONTREAL arrived in St. John's July 30, 2010 for a visit, along with the USS Porter and USCGC Alder

Sunday, August 1, 2010


The guided missile destroyer USS PORTER shown in theis photo arriving St. John's, Newfoundland on July 30, 2010.

The PORTER is named after Commodore David Porter and his son Admiral David Dixon Porter, according to wikpedia. The ship is 505 feet long, and a HP of 100,000.

Another tug for dry-dock

 The Atlantic Cedar shown on dry dock getting a new paint job. The tug is 30.8 meters long, gtoss tonnage 400, and built in 2005.