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Helen Dawe Collection

Series 6.11
   Ships, A-Chea

    Ships, Che-I
    Ships, K-R
    Ships, S-Ta
    Ships, Te-Y

Series 6.11 -- Ships (1887-1977) -- A-Chea, Page 1

Most photographs are of Union Steamship vessels, which operated between Vancouver, Sechelt and Powell River. Some are of other steamship lines' vessels or are of privately owned ships with connections to Sechelt.

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1912 -- The launch, Ada, in Porpoise Bay returns from the Carlson home on the west side of Sechelt Inlet.

Photographer unknown


1930s -- Union Steamship Company vessels. In the left background is the Lady Alexander. The Lady Cecilia and the Lady Evelyn are docked at the Sechelt wharf to allow staff of the Hudson's Bay Company to disembark for a day picnic at the Union Estates picnic grounds in Sechelt.

Photograph from the Robert Hackett Collection, courtesy the Vancouver City Archives. See also oversize photograph 6.15.158


1936 -- The Lady Cecilia aground off Davis Bay

Photograph by Edric Clayton


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