Category Archives: Georgia Strait

Interceptor IV

The fishing boat Interceptor IV heading past Clarke Rock on route to Nanaimo

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Merry Island Lighthouse

Under sail heading toward Merry Island Merry Island Lighthouse marks the southeast entrance to Welcome Passage, between Thormanby Islands and the southwest side of Sechelt Peninsula. It consists of a square base, with a tower (12 metres (40 feet) in … Continue reading

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Western Mariner

The fishing boat Western Mariner heading toward Campbell River

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Omicron Trader

The bulk carrier Omicron Trader anchored in Ladysmith Harbour

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HMCS Oriole

HMCS Oriole in Baynes Sound, shortly before her long trip to her new home port in Halifax, Nova Scotia

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Ototachibana

Ototachibana loading coal at Roberts Bank This is not a great shot of the bulk carrier Ototachibana – it does, however, illustrate the mixing of silt-laden fresh water flowing from the Frazer River with the saline tidal waters of Georgia … Continue reading

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A. Starfish

A. Starfish, esq, at Air Force Beach, Lazo

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Nile Creek

Low tide exposing old pilings at Nile Creek

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Western Voyager

Western Voyager at anchor off Nile Creek

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The last waltz – Queen of Burnaby

Queen of Burnaby on her last trip out of the BC Ferries terminal in Little River

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