Helen Dawe Collection
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.
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
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
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