“CCGS Louis S. St-Laurent” is the name of this photo entering St. John’s Harbor today. Cabot Tower is on the top of Signal Hill. This Canadian Coast Guard icebreaker is named after the twelfth Prime Minister of Canada, Louis St. Laurent, the vessel is classed a "Heavy Arctic Icebreaker" and is the largest icebreaker and flagship of the CCG. It carries a polar class of PC-1.
The vessel's current operation tempo consists of summer voyages to Canada's Arctic where she supports the annual Arctic sealift to various coastal communities and carries out multi-disciplinary scientific expeditions. During the winter months, CCGS Louis S. St-Laurent sometimes operates in the Gulf of St. Lawrence to aid ships in transiting to Montreal, Quebec, although she usually only serves this assignment during particularly heavy ice years.
Using a neutral density polarizer ,ISO 100, F-10, shutter speed 125, and 30mm focal length; several shots were taken as the icebreaker was entering the narrows.
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- Copyright: Jim Costello (bullybeef53) (3365)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2010-01-25
- Categories: Transportation
- Camera: Canon 40D, Canon 18-55 f/3.5-5.6 IS, B+W 102 ND 0.6 2BL 4x
- Exposure: f/10.0, 1/125 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Theme(s): Fishermen boat or harbor [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2010-01-25 15:00