THE MARINE MUSEUM OF MANITOBA (SELKIRK) INC.

QUESTIONS

 

 

1.                 What year was the “M.S. Keenora” built? ________

 

2.                 The “Keenora” burned __________and then __________ , before _________ engines were installed five years before she was taken out of service.

 

3.                 The “Keenora” was originally used for service on ____________ Ontario before being cut in half in 1917 and transported to Winnipeg by rail.

 

4.                 During the tourist season the “Keenora” operated with a crew of about how many? ______

 

5.                 Why was the “Keenora” taken out of service? ___________________

 

6.                 What year did the “Keenora” make her final run before being retired to the Selkirk slough? _________

 

7.                 What year was the “C.G.S. Brabury” built? _________

 

8.                 The “Bradbury” changed hands several times, but was operated mainly by the ____________ government.

 

9.                 List the “Bradbury’s” main duties.      _________________________

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10.             What year was the “Bradbury” re-commissioned and outfitted with Kalenburg 5-cylinder diesel engines. _________

 

11.             As she neared retirement the “Bradbury” was unable to continue her duty as an ________________ because of a weakening hull.

 

12.             The “Bradbury” is remembered for many heroic deeds. In particular, for what purpose did she break through half a foot of ice during a 1917 journey? ____________________________________________

 

13.             As a fishery patrol vessel, why was it difficult for the “Bradbury” to catch poachers and illegal fisherman? ________________________________________________________

 

14.             What year was the Black Bear Island lighthouse built in? __________

 

15.             What island did the lighthouse come from before it was added to the Marine Museum? _____________

 

16.             If the light beacon from the lighthouse could be seen from passing ships up to 20 miles out, why was a foghorn necessary?

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17.          What year was the whitefish boat, the “Jackie S.” built?  ___________

 

18.          The remains of the “Granite Rock” are displayed at the Marine Museum. This tug was built in 1913 for what company? ________________________________________________________

 

19.          The “Granite Rock” was used on Lake Winnipeg to haul ___________ and ____________.

 

 

20.          “Chickama” is a Cree word meaning _______________.

 

21.          The “Chickama II” is a flat-bottomed boat and because waters of Play Green Lake are shallow and rocky which ship offloaded its cargo and passengers to her at Warren’s Landing? _______________

 

22.          The “Chickama II” carried ____________ and ___________ to points between Warren’s Landing and Norway House.

 

23.          What year was the “Chickama II” built? _________

 

24.          What do M.S. and S.S. stand for?        ___________________

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25.          Which two ships on display at the Museum were prefabricated in Sorel, Quebec?  _________________  _________________

26.          The “M.S. Northland Lady Canadian” was built in what year? _______

 

27.          The “Lady Canadian” was mainly a ________________ but she was also used as a ___________ boat by Manitoba Hydro.

 

28.          What year was the government tug the “Peguis II” built? _______

 

29.          The York boat was one of the earliest means of transportation on the rivers and lakes. How was it powered? _________________________

 

30.          What is the purpose of the dry-dock? ___________________________

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