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Driving first spike in keel of Bluenose II, 27 February 1963

"Capt. Angus Walters drives home the ceremonial 'golden' spike at the keel laying of the replica Bluenose II. Designer of the original Bluenose, Bill Roué, stands behind Capt. Walters, while Victor Oland (left), Fred Rhuland and Col. Sidney Oland look on. The Olands financed the building of Bluenose II."

Date: 27 February 1963

Photographer: Charlie E.Young, Lunenburg, NS

Credit: Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic

Reference: Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic  FMA, F87.78.5, #25

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