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Uploaded: 03/14/13 1:48 AM GMT
The Hector
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The Hector as seen in Pictou harbour, NS. The ship brought a boatload of Scottish emigrants to the area back in 1773. As you can see in the photo the last of them have finally cleared immigration and are getting ready to disembark.

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::stonewolff
03/14/13 1:56 AM GMT
A beautiful and amazing vessel filled with stories of travel and adventure. Cool shot my Friend.
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.snapshooter87
03/14/13 2:00 AM GMT
Nice shot, Wendell. I'm guessing there was unwanted stuff forward of the bow, though cropping in close to the stern will increase impact and keep eyes from wandering out of the picture.
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::tigger3
03/14/13 2:06 AM GMT
I like this one Wendell, and the reflection is superb. Tigs♥ =^..^=
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Nature in all her glory is my uplift on life and so is my love of photography. sandi ♪ ♫
.nuke88
03/14/13 7:19 AM GMT
The Hector was an old ship and in poor condition when she left Europe. The arduous voyage to Pictou took 11 weeks, with a gale off Newfoundland causing a 14 day delay. Dysentery and smallpox claimed 18 children among the passengers. The vessel arrived in Pictou Harbour on September 15, landing at Brown's Point, immediately west of the present-day town of Pictou.
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.picardroe
03/14/13 8:45 AM GMT
GOOD SHOT WENDELL
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.mac39
03/14/13 9:58 AM GMT
A gorgeous old lady, very well taken. I like the reflections
in the water.
Mac
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.icedancer
03/14/13 10:23 PM GMT
Spectacular shot of this beautiful tall ship. Glad everything went well for the new comers, lol
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Happy St. Patrick's Day March 17, 2013
.tib
03/15/13 5:20 AM GMT
She's beautiful Wendell and you've got a spectacular shot of her! Very nice work!
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Spend a few minutes each day being grateful for what you have and who you have to share it with.
.rvdb
03/15/13 6:35 PM GMT
Fave and save Wendell almost forgot Woooowww...

Rob
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The reason why the sun sets in the evening is because it wants to see the sunrise in the morning. I rise in the morning because I want to see them both. RvdB
.gizmo1
03/16/13 7:42 PM GMT
Wendell you have one stunning capture hear of one beautiful looking ship.The detail is lovely and sharp and the colours, and reflections in the water are superb my friend.Plus the blues in this shot are breath taken too.
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::SEFA
03/18/13 11:44 AM GMT
A beautiful ship and a very well taken photo of it. Great work!
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SEFA

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