1. Sunrise saw clear skies in Halifax. Lights from the tanker Mount Kibo at anchorage B outside the harbour, shine over the breakwater at Meagher's Beach.
Fisheries and Oceans Canada and the Coast Guard had most available resources on the water for the early morning start, including the newly commissioned CCGS G. Peddle S.C. and CCGS Edward Cornwallis from Halifax.
2. CCGS G.Peddle S.C. seen on November 14, was among the craft standing by for the opening.
3. Once the day was underway, this unnamed Fisheries and Oceans Canada boat returned to base at BIO. The 30 foot glass fibre jet boat was built about 2011 by Samson Enterprses.
4. Rustic scenes such as this 1971 view of Portuguese Cove may be rarer in Nova Scotia these days, but the six month long lobster fishery is still the lifeblood of many communities on Nova Scotia's coasts.