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9. 1962 No month #9 Rex, Marian, and apples SMALL.jpg
It was exciting to receive from the monthly tender ship a box of apples or a box of books from the travelling library.

10. 3 Station in snow SMALL.jpg
Snow did not come to Pine Island every year; sometimes Christmas was subtropical. But in 1966 the station looked picture-perfect in snow.

11a. No # Aerial photo of disaster SMALL.jpg
“One night in February 1967, the ocean turned our little world upside down. This photo is a bit blurry as it was taken from a rescue helicopter.” - Marian Brown

12. 25 Rex and Marian Brown leaving Pine Island SMALL.jpg
“After the disaster, moving from isolation to society was life-changing. Pets and books were solace. My brother adapted quite well, but I didn’t fit in with city girls. And there is insecurity in knowing that one’s surroundings can be destroyed in an…

The video was taken on Sunday 12 April 2020 at 19.00 by John Mitchell from MY Desdemona moored at Fisherman's Wharf, Victoria, BC.

At 19.00 members of the liveaboard marina community hooted their horns and banged pots and pans in support of…

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Taken on Sunday 12 April 2020 at 18.21 by Christina Mitchell from MY Desdemona moored at Fisherman's Wharf, Victoria BC.

General scene - boats, float homes looking NW and panning East. Views of the harbour, Songhees and Victoria International…

The SS Beaver on the rocks in Burrard Inlet

SS Beaver in Burrard Inlet after crashing on 26 July 1888.
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