Tag Archives: Nanaimo

Rocky Defender – Port of Nanaimo

Rocky Defender positioning log booms for longshoreman that are assembling logs into packets that will be hoisted and stacked on a cargo ship.

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Log booming – Port of Nanaimo

Nanaimo longshoreman assembling logs into packets that will be hoisted and stacked on a cargo ship. Inlet Royal and Rocky Defender positioning log booms

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BC Logs – Global Discovery

Global Discovery loading logs at the Nanaimo Assembly Wharf

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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…

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Nanaimo Logs

Stevedores loading logs at the Nanaimo Assembly Wharf

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Falcon

Falcon heading Past protection Island and into the Nanaimo Harbour

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YDT 612 and YDT 11

RCN Yard Diving Tenders YDT 612 (CFAV Sooke) and YDT 11 (unnamed) in Nanaimo

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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

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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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