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Alan Haig-Brown fonds File
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090809AHB_Astoria

File contains photographs of various boats and ships in Astoria, OR and Vancouver, BC. Included are photographs of Seven Daughters (fishing boat), Calamari (fishing boat), Chellisa Michelle (fishing boat), Celebrity Mercury (cruise ship), Spirit of Oceans (passenger ship), Manfred Nystrom (towing vessel), Norwegian Sun (cruise ship), Veendam (cruise ship) and the R. G. McBeath (Vancouver Police boat). Also contains photographs of the Maritime Memorial Park beneath the Astoria bridge.

From descriptive metadata created by Alan Haig-Brown: "Anya and I stayed overnight in Astoria and took pics along the river and then went out to the ship wreck at the ocean beaches."

Haig-Brown, Alan

020808AHB_Coos&Tall

File contains a combination of historical (1964-5) photographs of Clay's Wharf, and contemporary photographs of tall ships in Steveston, BC. Also contains a black-and-white photograph of Alan Haig-Brown as a young man, and Arrawac Freighter (ex Beatrice) upon which he worked.

On the historical photographs of Clay's Wharf, Alan Haig-Brown comments: "We lived there from 1962 to 1964 while I went to school and university in Vancouver. Rent free for caretaking, had use of the little cliner built boat." Of the tall ships, he notes: "Fraser River pilots greeted in the Gulf and then each rode a ship up the river."

Haig-Brown, Alan

660601AHB_NorthernGirl

File contains scanned copies of Alan Haig-Brown's photographs of various boats along the Fraser River, including the Delta Queen V, and of a damaged container ship towed into Seattle from Gulf of Alaska. Also included are photographs of Northern Girl, operated by Logger Freight Services out of Granville Island in 1966; Alan Haig-Brown was second engineer (deck hand) on Northern Girl in May and June 1966.

Haig-Brown, Alan

NEISH, SCOTTY

File contains handwritten notes by Alan Haig-Brown about his archival research on boats at the Maritime Museum and elsewhere, handwritten and typed drafts of "Scotty Neish: The Union and the Navy" with annotations and correspondence between Alan Haig-Brown and Neish. Also contains historic photographs of BC boats; many of the photographs appear to be identified in the archival research notes.

The Suzie A

File contains a typed draft of "The Suzie A," a children's book written by Alan Haig-Brown, with annotations. Also contains correspondence with the Pacific Educational Press and other materials related to preparing a unit planning guide around the Suzie A for use in upper elementary and junior secondary curricula in British Columbia schools.

[Interviews and Oral Histories]

File contains audio cassette recordings of interviews and oral histories with personalities in the maritime trades created by Alan Haig-Brown. Includes recordings with Pat Moone, Capt. C. Clarke [same as Charlie Clarke?] (2 cassettes), Charlie Clarke, Louis Percich, Dick Anzulovich, Burt Menchions (2 cassettes), Robert Allen Jr. (+ Charlie Clarke on side 2), Phil Haydon, Julie Edwards, Sam Matsumoto, Scotty Neish, Harry Assu and Al Renke. Names were transcribed from handwritten cassette labels. Additional information about the interview (e.g. date, location or boat) is also written on the cassette labels.

Haig-Brown, Alan

KOHSE, FRED

File contains handwritten notes and a handwritten chapter on seine and halibut fisherman Fred Kohse, as well as correspondence with Kohse and Kohse's handwritten annotations on the "Fred Kohse" chapter. There are several references to the boat Sleep Robber, which has been photographed by Alan Haig-Brown. Also contains a photograph of Kohse, scanned photographs of ships annotated by Kohse, and two photocopied articles written by Alan Haig-Brown on Kohse for Western Fisheries and National Fisherman, respectively.

TARA, Joe

File contains several typed drafts of "The Ladner Boats" and handwritten notes from Alan Haig-Brown's interview with Joe Tara in August 1985.

HANSON, H.C.

File contains correspondence and ephemera from the Whatcom Museum of History and Art in Bellingham, WA, relating to an exhibition on naval architect H.C. Hanson.

FISHING FOR A LIVING DRAFT [1 of 3]

File contains a draft copy of Alan Haig-Brown's "Fishing for a Living," with annotations and edits. Includes the book sections "Native to the Waters" and "Introduction."

FISHING FOR A LIVING DRAFT [2 of 3]

File contains a draft copy of Alan Haig-Brown's "Fishing for a Living," with annotations and edits. Includes the book sections "Percich and Anzulovich," "They Built a Fleet" and "Menchion's Boats."

FISHING FOR A LIVING DRAFT [3 of 3]

File contains a draft copy of Alan Haig-Brown's "Fishing for a Living," with annotations and edits. Includes the book sections "The Ladner Boats," "The Haida Boats," "Kitaka" and "Seine Boat."

Assu, Herb

File contains several typed, annotated and handwritten drafts of "Native to the Waters."

CHIEF Y

File contains typewritten drafts of "Keep on Fishing," as well as handwritten drafts and notes.

Kishi + Nakade

File contains handwritten notes, handwritten and typewritten drafts of "They Built a Fleet" and "Not Only Gillnetters," and newspaper articles related to Japanese-Canadian fishermen. Also contains photographs of various boats, Japanese-Canadian fishermen and boat-builders, and a boatworks in Steveston, BC.

MATSUMOTO

File contains handwritten notes from "Masumoto" cassette, and other ephemera related to Matsumoto shipyards LTD in North Vancouver. Also contains an undated photograph of the Sunnfjord fishing boat.

MENCHIONS

File contains handwritten notes and other research materials related to Bert Menchions, as well as an edited draft chapter entitled "W.R. Menchions" and correspondence from Bert Menchions to Alan Haig-Brown. Also contains paper copies and mylar originals of technical drawings of purse seiners by naval architect Robert Allan.

HAIDA

File contains handwritten and typewritten drafts of "The Haida Boats" with annotations, as well as a handwritten transcription of the Florence Davidson interview cassette.

KITAKA

File contains several typewritten and edited drafts of "Kitaka," handwritten notes and a handwritten transcription of an interview with Phil Haydon. Also contains photographs of the Kitaka and correspondence with Kitaka owners Barbara and Phil Haydon.

Anzulovich + Percich

File contains hand-transcribed notes from interviews with Louis Percich and Dick Anzulovich, and Christmas letter from Alan Haig-Brown to Louis Percich. Also contains several drafts of "They Love to Fish" - one handwritten, one with edits from Valerie Haig-Brown and one clean copy.

Clarke, Charlie

File contains handwritten transcription of Charlie Clarke interview cassette, a handwritten draft and typewritten draft of the "Captain Clarke" chapter with handwritten annotations, other handwritten notes and an untitled black-and-white photograph of boats in a harbour (Vancouver Public Library photo no. 11831).

BALLARD, Jack

File contains handwritten notes and chapter drafts related to "Canfisco and Sterling Shipyards" (also: "Canfisco and Jack Ballard").

Nelson, Ritchie

File contains handwritten and typed drafts of "Ritchie Nelson and the Company," and "Laissez-Faire," a biographical account of Ritchie Nelson by an unidentified author (possibly Alan Haig-Brown). Also contains a photocopied technical drawing of a fishing boat belonging to Nelson Bros Fisheries.

950621AHB_Kuskokwim

File contains photographs of a towboat, Skipper Iyan Gusty and crew taken on the Kuskokwim River and in Bethel, Alaska. Several photographs depict a Crowley Maritime shipping container.

Haig-Brown, Alan

971226AHB_Dunlap

File contains photographs of the interior and exterior of a tug in winter, with several images of crew removing ice. Also contains: photographs of the Island Monarch tug, in a shipyard while a Marcon system is being installed and in the water; photographs of a boat (Kamchatka) being scrapped with a backhoe; and photographs of Alan Haig-Brown and Don Pepper sitting in a Seine skiff at Queensborough in New Westminster, BC.

A caption from Alan Haig-Brown reads: "I rode a Dunlap Towing tug from Juneau Alaska to Seattle over the Christmas period."

Haig-Brown, Alan

980700AHB_Kennicott

File contains photographs from Haig-Brown's trip onboard the cargo ship, Swift Arrow, from Howe Sound to Port Edward. Also contains photographs of the Kennicott passenger ship and Rivtow Star tug.

A caption from Alan Haig-Brown reads: "Trip onboard the ship Swift Arrow. Robinson senior pilot and Boothby trainee. A second senior pilot was also onboard. Outside (Hecate Strait) from Pine Island to Triangle Island then into Port Edward at mouth of Skeena River."

Haig-Brown, Alan

990300AHB_Valdez

File contains photographs taken aboard a tug in the Port of Valdez, Alaska. Crew are shown in several interior and exterior shots.

A caption by Alan Haig-Brown reads: "with Crowley tanker escort tugs, for article in Professional Mariner, circa 1990s."

Haig-Brown, Alan

000221AHB_Yucluta

File contains photographs of the Yucata Spirit tug towing log booms through the Yucultas.

Haig-Brown, Alan

050422AHB_SkookumChuck

File contains photographs of the tug Kinnaird from Sechelt to Pender Harbour through the Skookum Chuck. Also contains photographs the Kinnaird's owner-operator, Don MacKenzie.

Haig-Brown, Alan

050509AHB_X-craft

File contains photographs of a US Navy X-Craft and the Alaska state Ferry Chenega docked at Everett, WA. Many of the photographs document the bridge, crew, vehicle deck, passenger areas and engine room of the ships.

From descriptive metadata created by Alan Haig-Brown: "Built at Nichols Brothers for the US military the experimental vessel was undergoing final fitting out when I photographered for Pro Mariner's Annual ship review."

Haig-Brown, Alan

081220AHB_ICE

File contains photographs of tugs traveling through ice on the Fraser River near New Westminster.

From descriptive metadata created by Alan Haig-Brown: "Taken Dec. 20, 2008 as the Fraser River continued to freeze after several days of below zero temps."

Haig-Brown, Alan

081229AHB_Coho & ICE

File contains photographs of various tugs and ships on the Fraser River near New Westminster. Also contains photographs of the passenger ship Coho traveling through the Vancouver harbour with Harbour Air and Westcoast Air seaplanes in the foreground, and of other boats in the Vancouver harbour area.

Haig-Brown, Alan

090825AHB_Fraser-CR

File contains photographs of various boats on the Fraser River, including the Western Pacific (fishing vessel), Western Navigator (tug), Viking Monarch (tug), Western Enterprise (trawler), Taaska (fishing vessel), Ten Forward (fishing vessel), Seaspan Scout and Seaspan Challenger (tugs), Fraser Titan (hopper dredger) and more. Also contains photographs of the New Westminster waterfront.

Haig-Brown, Alan

090330AHB_PortHardy

File contains photographs of trawlers and other boats at Port Hardy, including Spirit of Yalis, Valiant Lady, Grace, Ocean Park and R.D. Riley (pilot boat).

Haig-Brown, Alan

090717AHB_LionsGate1

File contains photographs of various boats and ships in the greater Vancouver area, including a sailboat and a container ship, oil tankers, tugs towing lumber and gravel barges, yachts and commuter boats. The vessels depicted in the photographs are Matilda (Malta), Jai Ho/MOL Strength (Panama), Azzura, Argent Cosmos (Panama), Sea Imp X, and Coastlink Ferries.

Haig-Brown, Alan

090717AHB_LionsGate3

File contains photographs of ships taken from the Lion's Gate Bridge, including the Seaspan Revolution and Seaspan Hawk tugs pushing the Stavanger Viking.

Haig-Brown, Alan

090723AHB_Summer

File contains photographs of ships and boats, mostly at sunset, in Vancouver and Seattle.

Haig-Brown, Alan

100615AHB_SnowPrince

File contains photographs of tugs, a yacht and a fishing boat traveling on the Fraser River. Also contains a photograph of BC Ferries' Nimpkish.

Haig-Brown, Alan

060706AHB_Guangzhou3

File contains photographs of JiangmenYingying Shipbuilding and South China Shipyard.

From descriptive metadata created by Alan Haig-Brown: "This [JiangmenYingYing] yard to build under 10,000 ton vessels, another yard for over 10,000 ton. Company started as shipbreaker. Moving mountains to build ships. Now contract to build QSK19-powered bunkers vessel for South Africa. Design by Focal Marine & Offshore Corp. Ltd." Another descriptive note about South China Shipyard reads: "Owned by Big Fair group of Hong Kong. Building several Cat and Cummins powered Anchor Handling Tugs for eventual Middle East customer. Yard recently taken over from State ownership."

Haig-Brown, Alan

100726AHB_Seattle

File contains photographs of seiners and tugs in a Seattle Harbour. Also contains photographs of the Whatcom Museum and Archives in Bellingham, Washington, and of the Patullo and Fraser Bridges in New Westminster, British Columbia.

Haig-Brown, Alan

100710AHB_Seabus 2

File contains photographs of various boats and ships near the Vancouver Harbour, including tugs, cruise ships and the Burrard Pacific Breeze. Canada Place can be seen in multiple photographs.

Haig-Brown, Alan

061204AHB_Houma

File contains photographs of the 190-foot DP2 crewboat Joanne G McCall (of Seacorp McCall) and tugs on the Intracoastal Waterway at Houma, Louisiana.

Haig-Brown, Alan

060726AHB_RoyalBargeMu

File contains photographs of tugs, barges and ferries on the Chao Phrya River, as well as details from the Royal Barges.

From descriptive metadata created by Alan Haig-Brown: "Taken at the Royal Barge Division of the Thai Navy near the Royal Barge museum on Klong Bangkok Noi. There were no barges at the museum so I found them nearby and was allowed to get these shots of detail. July 26, '06."

Haig-Brown, Alan

071114AHB_Euromast

File contains photographs of boats on the river at Dordrecht, and a ship ready to sail.

From descriptive metadata created by Alan Haig-Brown: "I went there for the 10 AM opening and took these shots of various boats on the Nieuvwe Maas (big river) and the lock between Cool Haven and Park Haven. The Euromast is just at the point where the Maastunnel passes under the Nieuvwe Maas."

Haig-Brown, Alan

071115AHB_MerwedeRail

File contains photographs of various vessels passing under the Merwede rail bridge, including dredge in care of two tugs.

Haig-Brown, Alan

051207AHB_mvUDelaware

File contains photographs of a research vessel for the University of Delaware, showing its exterior, interior and Cummins KTA19 engine.

Haig-Brown, Alan

060426AHN_MiscTugs

File contains photographs of tugs on the Fraser River, including the Iron Horse, the North Arm Prowler, the Ocean Monarch, the Pull Away and the Sea Imp V.

Haig-Brown, Alan

880112AHB_fishing NEF

File contains photographs of fishing boats, including seiners and trollers, scanned by Alan Haig-Brown from the original copies.

Haig-Brown, Alan

950900AHB_LogBarge

File contains photographs of a Rivtow log barge, partially submerged, being towed by a tug (Ocean Clipper) from Moses Inlet to Howe Sound. Also includes aerial photographs of the Nakwakto Rapids.

Haig-Brown, Alan

951100AHB_SpiritofVan

File contains photographs of BC Ferries' Spirit of Vancouver Island, its captain and crew. There are several photographs of the Spirit of British Columbia taken from inside the Spirit of Vancouver Island.

A caption from Alan Haig-Brown reads: "I rode this ferry with Capt. Myerscoup through Active Pass in November of 1995. The Spirit of Vancouver Island and sister ship Spirit of British Columbia were built in 1994. The[y] are 167.5 meters long and carry 470 cars and 2,052 people plus 48 crew."

Haig-Brown, Alan

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