The peace and tranquility of surveys in Knight Inlet<br />Vancouver Island Inside Passage and the Broughton archipelago<br />
Hydrographic Activities on the West Coast of British Columbia<br />Wm. J. Stewart, Burrard Inlet 1954<br />Captain George Billard Master Wm. J. Stewart 1953-62<br />Queen Charlotte Islands 1955<br />Butedale- Sundaymail Day, 1955. Charlie Poole ,Sandy Sandilands, Ralph Wills, Al Ages<br />Queen Charlotte Is. “Curlew” 1956. A motley crew <br />The old covered wagon ready for action<br />
Inshore and off shore survey areas in the Queen Charlotte Islands 1954 to 1957<br />(4 to 5 months each of these years were spent aboard the Wm. J. Stewart)<br />Operational Area In the Queen Charlotte’s 1954<br />Operational Area in the Queen Charlotte’s 1955<br />Operational Area in the Queen Charlotte’s 1956/57<br />Copper Island Green Slave Decca 6F site.<br />
Operational area out of Prince Rupert in the 1953’s<br />A happy bunch of hydrographic surveyors? Ward Room Wm J. Stewart, 1954<br />Operational area 1954<br />Cumshewa Inlet<br />Operational area 1955 Selwyn Inlet<br />McKenney Island Decca site in the 1950/1960’s<br />Operational area 1956/57. Skincuttle Inlet<br />
Decca Station on McKenney Island 1957<br />McKenney Island. Purple Slave. Decca 6F site<br />Decca surveys were conducted in Hecate Strait from 1953 to 1961<br />
Copper Island in the Queen Charlotte Islands. Decca 6F Station. Established 1957<br />Decca surveys in Hecate strait required electronic positioning of the ship. Sites ashore were cleared by hand to facilitate shore station’s.<br />
“A Long Journey”<br />4047 nautical miles between Victoria and Tuktoyaktuk<br />
Canada’s Western Arctic<br />CSS Richardson 1962 Canada’s Western Arctic<br />RCMP launch Spalding<br />1961<br />US Coastguard Icebreaker “Storis” 1958 in Cambridge Bay<br />14,000 horse power ride for “Richardson” astern of “Camsell” and “Northwind”<br />US Coastguard icebreaker “North Wind off Point Barrow- 1967<br />CCG Camsell towing Richardson 1967<br />
This Ends my Presentation<br />15 years of hard but satisfying hydrographic surveying<br />Thank you for your attention<br />Visual presentation prepared by Lusk Hydrographic Expertise S.P. <br />Copyright Protected<br />
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