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|Ships & Boats: Sailboats: 1500-1839|
|Jacques Cartier A Canadian postage stamp commemorating
Jacques Cartier's first voyage to Canada in April, 1534, in a stylized portrait based on a painting
by Francois Riss, including an Iroquoian-style clay pipe, a French manor
house, the Saint-Malo shield, and the French royal arms.
|Cartier on the St. Lawrence Jacques Cartier sailing up the St.
Lawrence River, 1535, with his three French ships at the site of the future city of Quebec, by W.
|The Griffon The Griffon, the first ship to sail the upper Great
Lakes, and built and used by La Salle beyond Niagara Falls.
|The Griffon The Griffon was built above Niagara Falls by Sieur
de la Salle in 1679, and was the first ship to carry trade goods and furs to and from the Upper
|D'Iberville Shipwreck D'Iberville's ship "Pelican",
wrecked at the mouth of the Nelson River, 1697.
|Early Halifax A depiction of the initial settlement at Halifax,
(with a Mediterranean oared-ship offshore) but showing the military layout of the original
|Annapolis Royal Annapolis Royal, 1755, a former Nova Scotian
capital sinking into a local countryside existence.
|New Brunswick Seal
|Strait of Belle Isle Shipping in the Strait of Belle Isle, off
Newfoundland, 1810, with British warships, cargo vessels and American fishing craft
|Island of Ice An Arctic island of ice, 1818. Watercolour by John
Ross (1777-1856) when in command of an unsuccessful Royal Naval expedition to seek a
navigable North West Passage to Asia.
|Saint John Harbour At the entry from the Bay of Fundy to Saint
John, New Brunswick are British and American sailing ships, with Partridge Island in the
background. Hand-coloured lithograph by Mary G. Hall (active 1834-
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