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Arrow Lakes
Historical Society

2014.003.3232 Launch of MV Columbia, 19 November 1948

: 2014.003.3232

: C35-0


: 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

1 b/w negative (35 mm)

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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