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Series S3 - Ships

M.S. Belfast [Aux. S. Lady Kindersley at Evans, Coleman and Evans dock] [Aux.] S. Lady Kindersley [at Evans, Coleman and Evans dock] [Bow of  S.S. "Canadian Observer" at dock] [Bow of] Jeanne D'Arc [French naval ship at] C.P.R. [Pier] B [Bow of] Jeanne D'Arc [French naval ship at] C.P.R. [Pier] B [Damaged bow of  S.S. "Canadian Observer"] [H.M.A.S. "Adelaide"] [H.M.A.S. "Adelaide"] [H.M.A.S. "Adelaide"] [H.M.C.S. "Armentiers" at dock] [H.M.C.S. "Malaspina" at dock] [H.M.S. "Hood"] [H.M.S. "Hood"] [M.S. "Amerika" at dock] [M.S. "Amerika" at dock] [M.S. "Amerika" at dock] [M.S. "Annam" at dock] [M.S. "Aorangi"] [M.S. "Aorangi"] [M.S. "Aorangi"] [M.S. "Aorangi"] [M.S. "Aorangi"] [M.S. "Aorangi"] [M.S. "Australien" at dock] [M.S. "Balboa" at dock] [M.S. "Canada" - Swedish ship at dock] [M.S. "Canada" - Swedish ship at dock] [M.S. "Canada" - Swedish ship at dock] [M.S. "Cape Horn"] [M.S. "Cellina"] [M.S. "Childar"] [M.S. "Cuba Maru"] [M.S. "Europa" at dock] [M.S. "Europa" at dock] [M.S. "Hauraki" at dock] [M.S. "Lochgoil" at dock] [M.S. "Lochkatrine" at Canadian Government elevator dock] [M.S. "Lochkatrine" at dock] [M.S. "Lochkatrine" at dock] [M.S. "Lochkatrine" at dock] [M.S. "Lochmonar" at dock] [M.S. "Lochmonar"] [M.S. "Los Angeles" at dock] [M.S. "Los Angeles" at dock] [M.S. "Oregon"] [M.S.] Lochmonar [M.S.] Vancouver [S.S.  "Comox"] [S.S. "Achilles" at dock]
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  • 1919 - 1976 (Creation)

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10,397 photographs : negatives and prints

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Series consists of ship photographs documenting all types of maritime traffic in and out of Vancouver over a 56 year period. Represented are elegant liners and spit-polished war ships to rusted tramp steamers. The photographs in this series not only show the variety of ships visiting the port, but also record how the nature of shipping and marine architecture have evolved.
Series consists of three subseries: 1) Series 1; 2) Miscellaneous and; Series 2.

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Arranged alphabetically by name of ship. Photographic images in this series have been assigned catalogue numbers in the range CVA 447-1898 to CVA 447-9096.

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Photographs to be credited as follows: Photograph by Walter E. Frost.

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