Category Archives: Nanaimo

BC Logs – Global Discovery

Global Discovery loading logs at the Nanaimo Assembly Wharf Related Posts:Nanaimo Assembly WharfA rainy day at the Nanaimo Assembly WharfDream IslandAngelic Zephyr

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BC Logs – Timaru Star

Stevedores loading the Timaru Star at the Nanaimo Assembly Wharf Hearing that Japan was going to recommence commercial whaling saddened and angered me. When the whales are all gone they can eat BC logs – until they are all gone… … Continue reading

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Nanaimo Logs

Stevedores loading logs at the Nanaimo Assembly Wharf Related Posts:Nanaimo Assembly WharfA rainy day at the Nanaimo Assembly WharfDream IslandOriente Shine

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Pacific Discovery

Pacific Discovery and her tows passing Neck Point Related Posts:Pacific FuryComfishboatPort Alberni – Maritime Discovery CentreAmphitrite Point Lighthouse

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Falcon

Falcon heading Past protection Island and into the Nanaimo Harbour Related Posts:Falcon and Sooke PrincePeregrine FalconMV QuinsamNewcastle Island and Protection Island

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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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Gallows Point Light

Gallows Point Light – Protection Island Gallows Point (originally Execution Point) takes its name from the fact that two native murderers were hanged there in 1853. Sixty years later, just offshore in the same immediate area, the dynamite carrier S.S. … Continue reading

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RCMP Marine Unit

RCMP Marine Services Constables securing their boat at RCM SAR Station 27, Nanaimo Related Posts:LindsayComox Valley RCMP CruiserLady Rose Marine Services MV TenakaC-GMPF

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A rainy day at the Nanaimo Assembly Wharf

Not everything goes as planned when I shoot video – I wanted video of the bulk carriers Dream Island and Seal Island loading BC logs at the Nanaimo Assembly Wharf and birds, and an airplane got in the way. And … Continue reading

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