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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

[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

Asia Pacific

Subseries contains photographs taken by Alan Haig-Brown documenting people and activities involved in the fishing and commercial marine industries in coastal East Asia. Numerous regional boats and shipyards are also captured.

Haig-Brown, Alan

South America

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 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


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


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 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


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


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

[Professor John Galbraith on an expedition]

Image of three men pulling a canoe ashore. One of the men in the photograph is identified as Professor John Galbraith, who was a Professor of Engineering at the School of Practical Science (which merged with the University of Toronto in 1906. Inscription on verso reads, "A pioneer in the field of conservation Professor John Galbraith O.L.S. D.L.S on one of his many voyages of discovery.

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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


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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