Color version here

This is a life sized replica of the carrack that brought Jacques Cartier to Saint-Pierre on 15 June 1535. This replica of the vessel was featured at Expo 67 in Montreal (1967) where it served as a floating restaurant, after which it was moved to Quebec City and put on display. It was later purchased by a businessman who moved it to Ontario, near St. Catherine’s just off of the QEW in Jordan Harbour, Canada. He had intentions of re-opening the restaurant, but due to lack of funds the ship sat for years, unused. In 2003, the ship was destroyed by what police called a suspicious fire. This is what remains.

Taken with my Canon 450D, using a focal length of 18mm, an ISO of 100, f/7.1, and a shutter speed of 1/200 of a second. Edited using Lightroom 3.


  • TickerGirl
    TickerGirlalmost 4 years ago

    Feb 19/11

  • Thanks!

    – Daphne Johnson

  • Laurie Search
    Laurie Searchalmost 3 years ago

    Fantastic black and white image!

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