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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

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

[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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

[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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