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Frances Barkley

Lady Rose Marine’s Frances Barkley heading into Bamfield

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Frances Barkley – through the window

A bit of Photoshop and PSP X6 work to clean up the view of Alberni Inlet shot through the the forward window in the upper lounge on the Frances Barkley.

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Frances Barkley – rain and rainbows

You have to expect rain in the winter on the west coast of the west coast, so I was wearing a good rain jacket and  was using one of my cameras that would not self destruct if a bit of … Continue reading

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Frances Barkley – a bit of fog

Starting our trip off in a typical west coast fashion – fog and cloud

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Frances Barkley – Alberni Inlet

Heading down Alberni Inlet toward Trevor Channel, Cape Beale, and the wild ocean

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Port Alberni Quay

Port Alberni Quay with Mount Arrowsmith in the background

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Oysters – Sproat Bay

We’re heading up Trevor Channel toward Bamfield, when the Frances Barkley stops at the southeast end of Tzartus Island– not for pirates or a calamity of some sort, but because we are being approached by a small boat. The crew … Continue reading

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Frances Barkley – Simple truths

The master of MV Frances Barkley telling me a great story as we head up the Alberni Inlet to Kildonan and Bamfield.

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M/V Frances Barkley

The MV Frances Barkley is a freight and passenger vessel operating in the Alberni Inlet and Barkley Sound. She was named for Frances Barkley, the wife and travelling companion of Captain Charles William Barkley. MV Frances Barkley at Port Alberni … Continue reading

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