These images come from the Vancouver Maritime Museum, dry-dock home of the St. Roch RCMP Schooner. The St. Roch was the first ship to successfully navegate the Northwest Passage through the Canadian Arctic. The St. Roch was also the first ship to circumnavegate the North American continent through the Norhtwest Passage and the Panama Canal. The Northwest Passage eluded explorers for hundreds of years and took countless lives. Click on the picture to see a larger image.

Exploring the Canadian Arctic