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Arrow Lakes
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2014.003.3232 Launch of MV Columbia, 19 November 1948

: 2014.003.3232

: C35-0

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: 1948-11-19

: Bessie Vaughan

: 1940s, Hempseed; Gordon, Hempseed; Mildred Mary, Johnson; Ernest Cregg 'Ernie', Johnson; Kate (Bailey), Keys; George, McWhirter; Elizabeth (McDowall), Nakusp shipyard, Surfco/Columbia IV (tug), Thom; Peter, tugboats, Upper Arrow Lake, Watson; Alfred, and Wright; Rose (Williams)

: Nakusp

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1 b/w negative (35 mm)

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Rose Wright (left) christens new Canadian Pacific Railway’s new MV Columbia IV (previously Surfco when it operated on Alberni Inlet), Nakusp shipyard, Upper Arrow Lake, 19 November 1948. L-R: Rose Wright, Peter Thom (master builder), George Keys (shipyard worker), Alf Watson, Mildred Mary Hempseed, Kate Johnson, Gordon Hempseed, Ernie Johnson, Elizabeth McWhirter..

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