January 31st 2003 — Sleeping arrangements onboard the Queen of Nanaimo sailing to Long Harbour.
Ships and boats
April 12th, 2003 — The old ship building site at the foot of St. Georges Avenue, North Vancouver being dismantled before the property was turned into shops and condominiums.
January 1st, 2018 — Sailboat driven ashore by the wind sits on the rocks next to the seawall near English Bay Beach.
December 15th, 2017 — The vintage tugboat Seahorse anchored in Ganges Harbour.
September 1973 — Double ender fish boat, the BC Maid, coming into the dock at Tofino.
March 14th, 1975 — Commercial fishermen arrive off Brockton Point in Vancouver’s Stanley Park for a “sail in of concern” about the state of the commercial fishing industry.
August 15th, 1981 — Jay Jay Rogers with a pal cruising Coal Harbour in her restored 1924 era wood boat “Kay Dee”. A google check described this boat as a one time “rum-runner” but I don’t remember it being that fast; more like a “rum-stroller”.
December 9th, 2000 — A forty foot half size replica of the Viking ship Gokstad being built as part of the millennium celebrations by a group of volunteers from the Scandinavian Community Centre in Burnaby. Holding an oar made for the boat is Ciaran Adams. The completed boat can be seen next to Vancouver’s maritime museum ferry dock.
Banging in nails and riveting above are Lars Eriksson, Chris Jorgensen, Glen Johnson.
Above is head shipright Chris Frostad.
October 18th, 2017 — Foot passengers waiting and then walking onto the 5pm ferry to Crofton from Vesuvius Bay.
Circa 1900 — Above is the SS Amelia nearing the wharf at Vesuvius Bay, Salt Spring Island taken by an unknown photographer about 1900. Below, the Howe Sound Queen approaches the Vesuvius terminal a few weeks ago. Quite a difference. The reference number for the SS Amelia picture is C-07008 and is available from the BC Archives.