St Johns is a port city, capital and biggest city of the Canadian province of Newfoundland. The city covers a total area of approx 446 km2 (172 ml2) and has a population of around 108,860 people (2016 census).
- In 1497 the site was probably visited by English explorer John Cabot, but was not permanently settled until 1528. In 1583 the community was claimed for England by Sir Humphrey Gilbert, and served as a major British naval base during the War of 1812 and the American War of Independence. St Johns was rebuilt after several major fires in 19th century, leaving the city with a heritage of different architectural styles.
- St Johns is the most easterly city of North America, excluding those of Greenland. It lies along the coast of the Atlantic, on the northeast of Avalon Peninsula, southeast Newfoundland. The city is the biggest in the province and the 2nd largest in the Atlantic Provinces following Halifax, Nova Scotia. The downtown area lies to the west and north of Saint John's Harbour, while the rest of the city expands from downtown to the east, west, north and south.
- A centre of commerce and manufacturing, as well as a major seaport, the city is built around a harbour navigable by mega ships and is connected to the Atlantic by a long channel named the Narrows. City's Signal Hill National Historic Site features a tower in which Guglielmo Marconi received in 1901 the first transatlantic wireless telegraph message. Other places of interest include Newfoundland Museum, containing various displays and Arts and Culture Center, with an auditorium, maritime museum, and art gallery. The Saint John's Regatta is a famous annual event dating back from 1826.
- St Johns is served by St Johns International Airport (YYT), situated 10 minutes northwest of downtown core. About 1,400,000 passengers travelled through it in 2011 making YYT the 2nd busiest airport in passenger volume in Atlantic Canada.
- Season 2017 included a total of 64 ship calls, bringing over 144,000 passengers and over 58,000 crew. Port Saint John is Canada’s 3rd largest cargo port (by trade shipping volume), with a diverse cargo base, including bulk (dry, liquid, break) and containers.
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Port St Johns cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from St Johns, Newfoundland Island, Canada. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
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2 October, 2017
28 October, 2017