Bob Gordon

Book review: Murder Aboard

In July 1896 the barquentine Herbert Fuller a  sailed into Halifax. It had left Boston 18 days earlier, its deck piled high with 700,000 linear feet of lumber b...

Halifax’s last war tragedy

Nautical lore has long held that it is ill-omened to begin a voyage on a Friday. Perhaps workers sealed HMCS Esquimalt’s fate when they laid down its keel at a ...

Bob Gordon

Bob Gordon has contributed historical articles to Halifax Magazine for a decade. He recently published "Life after COVID-19: Lessons from Past Pandemics" (Mortons Media Group Ltd. UK).

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