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Photo: Petite Princess Ferry Nova Scotia

The ferry named the Petite Princess has made a great deal of difference to the people in this area of Nova Scotia, Canada since its first scheduled sailing date.

The Petite Princess is the newest vessel to the ferry system of Nova Scotia and was officially put into service in March, 2004. As it motors across Petite Passage, the quaint town of Tiverton that is situated on Long Island, Nova Scotia adorns the background.

This new ferry is forty-two meters in length and can carry twenty-four cars, ninety-five passengers and it works with a total crew of four people. The Joshua Slocum ferry was built in 1974 and was used before the arrival of the Petite Princess. It was a total of about twenty-nine meters in length but was not capable of holding as many cars or people.

The total cost to build this ferry reached around the four million dollar mark but was money well spent as not only does the Petite Princess carry passengers but it can also carry needed goods between the towns. In the future, there is still hopes of having a crossing that can be driven, ... continue below the picture...



Petite Princess Ferry Nova Scotia

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Petite Princess Ferry Nova Scotia
Photo of the Petite Princess, a newer ferry that crosses Petite Passage in Nova Scotia, Canada on a daily basis.

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... but in the meantime, the Princess Petite lives up to its responsibilities and keeps the people of Long Island only a short ferry trip away from the mainland.

The Petite Princess makes daily trips across Petite Passage between the towns of Digby Neck and Long Island, Nova Scotia. Improved tourism has been on the increase around Digby Neck and Long Island since the Petite Princess was launched and will continue to grow as more tourists visit this beautiful part of Nova Scotia.

The ferry, Petite Princess, crossing Petite Passage between Digby Neck and Long Island, with the town of Tiverton (on Long Island) in the background, Bay of Fundy, Digby Neck and Islands Scenic Drive, Highway 217, Nova Scotia, Canada.

Technical Information:
I photographed this photo with the digital SLR camera model Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II, aperture of f/6.3, exposure time of 1/250 sec. on ISO 100, as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was 70mm.

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Petite Princess Ferry Nova Scotia
The ferry named the Petite Princess has made a great deal of difference to the people in this area of Nova Scotia, Canada since its first scheduled sailing date.
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Rolf Hicker
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