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photoblog image Boat Friday... RMS Segwun 1887... Royal Mail Ship

Boat Friday... RMS Segwun 1887... Royal Mail Ship

 

RMS Segwun is the oldest operating steam driven vessel in North America, built in 1887 at Nipissing to cruise the Muskoka Lakes in the Muskoka, Ontario, Canada, a resort area with many lakes and rivers. Early in the 20th century, Muskoka was poorly served by roads. Vacationers were transported to lodges, or private cottages, via a fleet of steamships...

 

 

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photoblog image R.M.S. Segwun Bridge.jpg

 

The RMS Segwun is one of only three ships in the world still carrying the status of Royal Mail Ship.

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Boat Friday... RMS Segwun 1887... Royal Mail Ship

 

RMS Segwun is the oldest operating steam driven vessel in North America, built in 1887 at Nipissing to cruise the Muskoka Lakes in the Muskoka, Ontario, Canada, a resort area with many lakes and rivers. Early in the 20th century, Muskoka was poorly served by roads. Vacationers were transported to lodges, or private cottages, via a fleet of steamships...

 

 

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photoblog image R.M.S. Segwun Bridge.jpg

 

The RMS Segwun is one of only three ships in the world still carrying the status of Royal Mail Ship.

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comments (15)

Il semblerait qu'il pollue beaucoup.
Your photo looks like it was taken back then Peter. smile
Goodness it's chugging out some smoke! Great photos, Peter!
i like it that you really captured the plumes in the first shot, Peter.
Il fume mais c'est sans aucun doute un magnifique navire. Bisous pour 3
  • Astrid
  • Netherlands
  • 15 May 2020, 06:23
That is quite the ship and quite the smoke too, Peter. Very special too.
YAY for the boat runs, Peter. You're reminding me of the Hurtigruten mail boat we took along the Norwegian fjords awhile back.
....peter:): i remember that trip Ginnie... you two had a lot of fun....petersmile
What a wonderful survivor Peter
  • Chris
  • England
  • 15 May 2020, 06:45
Wow - isn't this great to see Peter!
What a beautiful wheelhouse. Nicely done.
  • Chad
  • Somewhere+in+deep+space
  • 15 May 2020, 08:37
A fine vessel indeed Peter, and I love your photograph of it.
It must be great to see that chugging up and down.
Bringing history to life..........a great photo, Peter! smile
A fine pair of pictures of living history, Peter.
....peter:): thank you Graeme....peter....petersmile
  • Louis
  • South+Africa
  • 15 May 2020, 22:02
It leaves a trail that cannot be missed. The info you provide is of interest.
....peter:): thank you Louis... there is a lot of pollution pumped out of her stacks....petersmile

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