Who built the Bluenose schooner?

Who built the Bluenose schooner?

Smith & Rhuland

The original Bluenose was launched as a Grand Banks fishing and racing schooner on 26 March 1921 in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia. It was designed by William Roué and built by the Smith and Rhuland Shipyard.

Who built the Bluenose 2?

Bluenose II Company Store/Builders

What happened to Bluenose I?

As the salt fishery declined, and sailing schooners were replaced by engine-powered ships on the Grand Banks, the Bluenose was sold in 1942 to the West Indies Trading Company. In 1946, while hauling freight near Haiti, the Bluenose hit a reef and sank.

What race was the Bluenose in?

International Fishermen’s Trophy
The Canadian elimination race to determine who would represent Canada in the 1921 International Fishermen’s Trophy race off Halifax, Nova Scotia took place in early October. A best two-out-of-three competition, Bluenose won the first two races easily.

Who was the builder of the Bluenose schooner?

It will also illustrate the decisions on scope and scale of the project. Bluenose was a fishing and racing schooner. She was designed by William J. Roué of Halifax, and built at the shipyard of Richard W. Smith & George A. Rhuland in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada. The building was overseen by shipwright John Rhuland.

What is the name of the Nova Scotia fishing schooner?

Fame and commemoration. Bluenose also appears on the current Nova Scotia license plate. The fishing schooner on the Canadian dime, added in 1937 at the height of fame for Bluenose, was actually based on a composite image of Bluenose and two other schooners, but has for years been commonly known as Bluenose.

Who was the designer of the Bluenose yacht?

Angus got his deal, yacht designer William Roue drew up plans, and the Lunenburg yard of Smith & Rhuland began construction. When she was launched on March 26, 1921, all on hand agreed that the blue-black schooner was a beauty.

What kind of paint to use on schooner Bluenose?

Gene’s practicum has a copy of the original paint scheme from the yard, and it is also on Navy Board Models. I will hand paint, as is my preference, with artist acrylics. I plan on following Gene’s practicum, some of the reference books I own, as well as information from the forms.