Tuesday, 5 November 2013

What do CSS Acadia and the Rock Star Sting have in Common? Part 1

CBC Radio and television broadcast a story on November 5 about the famous British musician Sting and his new album, The Last Ship. The report features Sting's first Canadian interview about his new album. The story by Susan Ormiston explores a surprising connection between our museum’s largest artifact, CSS Acadia and the British superstar who was very interested to hear about our 100-year-old ship.


1)       CSS Acadia's stern, just after she was built and outfitted at the Swan Hunter Yard, 1913.
MMA, MP28.36.27, Courtesy Vancouver Maritime Museum

Learn more about the connection in What do CSS Acadia and Rock Star Sting Have in Common Part 2

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