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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

000214AHB_Alert

File contains photographs of the Crowley escort tug Alert, built at Dakota Creek shipyard in Anacortes, WA, on sea trials.

Haig-Brown, Alan

010717AHB_PolarEndevour

File contains photographs taken aboard the tanker Polar Endeavour, docking at Ferndale, Washington and in transit to Anacortez. Capt. Zeghibe and pilot Don Mayer.

Haig-Brown, Alan

040815AHB_Sacramento

File contains photographs of ships and tugs in Oakland, CA, including photographs of a tug pushing the container ship Kauai.

A caption from Alan Haig-Brown reads: "Riding down the dug channel on a ship with ship's Capt. Bonnafacio."

Haig-Brown, Alan

050413AHB_Glacier

File contains photographs of a shipyard and the engine room of a boat or ship, possibly the Glacier Bay Cruiselines ship depicted in the photographs. Also contains photographs of a Cummins Engines truck.

Haig-Brown, Alan

090823AHB_Dockwise

File contains photographs of tugs on the Fraser River in New Westminster - including Seaspan Scout, Seaspan Prince, Granny Hutch and a group of Cates tugs - and Pacificat Voyager (passenger vessel) on the carrier vessel Dockwise Swift.

From descriptive metadata created by Alan Haig-Brown: "The first of three "fast cats" sold by BC Ferries to Washington Marine has been resold to Dubai owner and is being loaded out on the Dockwise vessel Swift at Deep Cove in Burrard Inlet near Vancouver BC for the six week voyage to her new owners. Other two will be taken later."

Haig-Brown, Alan

090927AHB_Prospect

File contains photographs of cruise ships, a container ship, a steam tug, an RCMP zodiac and a cod boat taken from Prospect Point in Stanley Park.

Haig-Brown, Alan

060707AHB_Zuhai

File contains photographs of Hong Kong Harbour from the Zuhai fast ferry, mostly shots of lighterning vessels, and taken inside of a tug in Zuhai Shipyard.

Haig-Brown, Alan

100512AHB_Boats

File contains photographs of tugs and the Cypress Pass (now Silver Soul, vehicle carrier) on the Fraser River near Surrey, BC. Also contains a photograph of the Vancouver Aquarium's research boat, the Rudy N. Canada Place is visible in the background of some photographs.

Haig-Brown, Alan