top of page
CVA 447-4639 - MS-Fort-Hearne_19490702.jpg

MS Fort Hearne [at dock]
Thursday, July 7, 1949
CVA 447-4639


Pictured at CPR Pier A in 1949, the 380-ton motorship Fort Hearne is completing her maiden voyage from Nova Scotia through the Panama Canal to British Columbia, then around Alaska to Tuktoyaktuk

After wintering at her homeport of “Tuktuk”, the wooden Fort Hearne was badly holed by pack ice and abandoned in place near Bernard Harbour, NU in 1961.

bottom of page