Nova Scotia Archives

'Seeing Yarmouth'

Celebrating 250 Years of Community Life

Aftermath of the Fleurus (circus ship) fire


Following two performances at the local exhibition ground, the Fleurus caught fire at the wharf with all of the animals on board. Apart from one zebra, every animal on board was saved.

Date: 1963

Photographer: Bob Brooks

Reference no.: Yarmouth County Museum and Archives — no. 1993:67/4.235