Category Archives: Port Alberni

Nerka No. 1

Nerka No. 1 at Fishermen’s Harbour in Port Alberni Related Posts:Port AlberniPort AlberniPort Alberni – the roundaboutPort Alberni – trains and mountains

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Pacific Spray

Pacific Spray in Port Alberni This is an interesting vessel as it is registered as a Fishing / Packer/Bait/ Transfer vessel. Related Posts:Pacific PromisePacific RancherSonghee – ex DriftwoodALPULP VII

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Loon Lake

The E&N rail line is widely know as connecting Courtenay and Victoria, but there’s also the Port Alberni Sub, a 39 mile long branch line that runs from Parksville, over the Alberni Summit,  to Port Alberni. The E&N trestle over … Continue reading

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Port Alberni – the mill

One of the pulp mill buildings in Port Alberni Related Posts:Port Alberni – Catalyst PaperAlberni Pacific – McLean MillAlberni Pacific train yardsMcLean Mill National Historic Site

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Hecate Strait No. 1 – ex Parr Four

The fishing vessel Hecate Strait No. 1 in Port Alberni Related Posts:Hecate Strait ex North Arm FuriousHecate Straits ex North Arm FuriousPort AlberniPort Alberni – trains and mountains

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MV Tenaka

Tenaka in Port Alberni – across from Lady Rose Marine Services Tenaka is a former B.C. Ferries vessel used on the Quadra Island-Cortes Island route. She was purchased by Lady Rose Marine Services in April 2016. Related Posts:Lady Rose Marine … Continue reading

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Port Alberni lighthouse

The lighthouse in Port Alberni sure looks like a lighthouse, and arguably it is a lighthouse, but it only illuminates it’s lamp during the daytime as it would annoy local homeowners at night. This may sound rather odd, but the … Continue reading

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Midnight Mariner I

Midnight Mariner I in Port Alberni Related Posts:Midnight Mariner I and White MistMidnight SunMidnight Mariner IMidnight Mariner I ex Seaforth No. 1

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Lady Rose Marine Services MV Tenaka

Tenaka in Port Alberni Tenaka is a former B.C. Ferries vessel used on the Quadra Island-Cortes Island route. She was purchased by Lady Rose Marine Services in April 2016. Related Posts:M/V Frances BarkleyFrances BarkleyPort Alberni QuayFrances Barkley

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A log barge

A log barge loading across the Alberni Inlet from Port Alberni Related Posts:Alberni Inlet – slow and fastPort Alberni – trains and mountainsInlet Charger ex SealaneAlberni Pacific – Live steam

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