Category Archives: ocean

Princess Colleen

Princess Colleen at French Creek Related Posts:Princess ColleenPrincess ColleenInto the bayPorlier Princess and Sun Dog

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French Creek fishboat

Flash Point French Creek Related Posts:French Creek MarinaFrench CreekFrench Creek SeafoodFrench Creek

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Pulteney Point

Pulteney Point Pulteney Point, a barren sand spit at the southwest corner of Malcolm Island, marks the separation of Broughton and Queen Charlotte Straits. The island and point were named after Admiral Sir Pulteney Malcolm, a Scottish born British Naval … Continue reading

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Skeena Queen and Quinitsa

Skeena Queen and Quinitsa at the BC Ferries terminal in Fulford Harbour Related Posts:Skeena QueenSkeena QueenFun with photos – Skeena QueenBC Ferries – Skeena Queen

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Global Gold

The bulk carrier Global Gold loading at Catalyst Paper in Crofton Crofton is an integrated paper and pulp manufacturing division with two operating paper machines and two pulp machines. Major products include newsprint, directory paper and kraft pulp, which is … Continue reading

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Wood chip barges

Seaspan barges full of wood chips at Catalyst Paper – Crofton Related Posts:Queen Of Burnaby – Westview TerminalPort Alberni – Catalyst PaperStar LofotenElk Falls Mill pipeline

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From the top – Mt Maxwell

The view from Mt Maxwell Provincial Park It was a cloudy day when I visited Mt Maxwell Provincial Park, the sort of day that is usually, but not always, good for shooting time-lapse video. This was one of those not … Continue reading

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Right in front of us…

This yacht from the United States of America was the privileged or stand-on vessel so Skeena Queen was required to let it pass in front of her. At the same time, there is some common sense here that should dictate … Continue reading

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YDT 612 and YDT 11

RCN Yard Diving Tenders YDT 612 (CFAV Sooke) and YDT 11 (unnamed) in Nanaimo Related Posts:Nanaimo Wellcox YardNanaimo – Wellcox YardFalcon and Sooke PrinceWhy-Ack Brave ex Maranatha II

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Vanishing Vancouver Island – Seaspan Nanaimo

When Seaspan Ferries moved out of their Wellcox Rail Yard location in May 2017, operations at the ferry dock and the rail and vehicle loading ramp ceased. It’s the end of major cargo traffic in Nanaimo. Related Posts:Black and white … Continue reading

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