Chisholm Larsson Gallery: CL55668 H.M.C.S. "Niobe"- fragment [x] close
Poster ID: CL55668
Original Title: H.M.C.S. "Niobe"- fragment
Year of Poster: 1900s
Category: Transportation/Bus
Country of Poster: Canadian
Size: 56 x 81 inches = 142 x 206 cm
Condition: Good
Available: No
Notes: HMS Niobe was a ship of the Diadem-class of protected cruiser in the Royal Navy. She served in the Boer War and was then given to Canada as the first ship of the then newly-created Royal Canadian Navy as HMCS Niobe. After patrol duties at the beginning of the First World War, she became a depot ship in Halifax. Damaged in the 1917 Halifax Explosion, she was scrapped in the 1920s. ( Poster has been linen backed.
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