National Geographic : 1940 May
SALTY NOVA SCOTIA Ia Photograph by Herrmann from Pix WHEN THE TIDE GOES OUT, THE SHIP LIES HIGH AND DRY Sometimes there is a difference of more than 40 feet between high and low tide here at Windsor at the mouth of the Avon River (opposite). Heavy planks sunk on the bottom provide a cradle for the ship. Where the harbor floor is nothing but mud, cables and hawsers prevent vessels from heeling at the wharves. 587 <~'