The First Views of the Robertson II Aground

by Alexander Marr 2018

Robertson II

The Robertson II (Photo from the Alexander Marr collection.)

In July 2008 the training schooner Robertson II went aground on Mink Reef. We have a 26 foot Tollycraft power cruiser and were on our way in to anchor for the night at Winter Cove. I took these images.

Robertson II

The Robertson II (Photo from the Alexander Marr collection.)

The Robertson II was built in 1940 at Shelburne NS. 28.9m x 6.8m x 3.1m (94.9’ x 22.2’ x 10.3’) wooden hull 98gt 81rt and powered by a 180hp engine.

In 1958–1967 she was owned by Robertson II Ltd., Shelburne NS. In 1970–1972 she was owned by Pierce and Malloy Vessels Ltd., Lockeport NS. In 1973–1974 she was owned by T.G. Malloy Vessels Ltd., Lockeport NS. In 1975–1983 she was owned by Pilot Programs Company Ltd., Victoria BC. In 1984–1988 she was owned by the Robertson II Sail and Life Training Society, Victoria BC. In 1988–2003 she was owned by S.A.L.T.S. Sail and Life Training Society, Victoria BC. In 2004–2010 she was owned by Atlantic & Pacific Seafoods Ltd. (Roy Boudreau and Tom Nimbly), Victoria BC.

Robertson II

The Robertson II (Photo from the Alexander Marr collection.)

Robertson II

The Robertson II (Photo from the Alexander Marr collection.)

Robertson II

The Robertson II (Photo from the Alexander Marr collection.)



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