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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) -- S-Ta, 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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1919 -- The whaling steamer St. Lawrence lying off the Sechelt Band reserve in Trail Bay with a whale tied along side.

Photograph by Edric Clayton. See oversize photograph 6.15.168


circa 1914 -- The S.S. Santa Maria of the All Red Line moored at the Sechelt wharf. Built in 1883 she was bought by the All Red Line and sailed to Vancouver in 1914. Subsequently bought by the Union Steamship Line she was renamed first the Chilco in 1917 and then the Lady Pam in 1935.

Photograph by Charles Bradbury. Photograph courtesy the Vancouver City Archives. See also oversize photograph 6.15.169


1907-1910 -- The S.S. Sechelt acquired by the Sechelt Steamship Company in 1907 was built at Pontiac, Washington State and sailed Puget Sound as the Hattie Hansen. In 1911 she was sold to the B. C. Shipping Company and sank in the Straits of Juan de Fuca with the loss of all lives aboard.

Photographer unknown. See also oversize photograph 6.15.172


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