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Subseries contains photographs taken by Alan Haig-Brown in and near Manaus, Brazil, mostly of tugs, canoes and waterfront scenes.

Haig-Brown, Alan


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


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

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


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


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


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


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


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

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