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1919 - 1976 (Creation)
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10,397 photographs : negatives and prints
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Scope and content
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.
Immediate source of acquisition
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.
September 2019 - Objects or descriptions have not been found and do not seem to exist for the numbers CVA 447-6100 to CVA 447-6999.