Additions can be sent as e-mails to the editor and I will add them to the appropriate boat on the appropriate list. In 2012 registered to Walter Piatocka of Courtenay, BC Savary Isle: Owner Mike Pfander says: December 26, 2012 at (Edit) It’s a 42 ft Wahl built in Prince Rupert 1972. owned 1978 by Gord and Marion Breckon of Coquitlam, BC. Now US registered and based in Blaine WA (info not confirmed) Ocean Bounty troller, built Remmen Boat Workd Ltd, 1967 in North Surrey, BC At Steveston Ice dock, Paramount, Owner Philip William Geschke, Surrey, was owned in 1978 by Terry S. Ocean Sunrise: built 1959 by Frank Gronlund, of Richmond for his son Morris, who later built many excellent trollers, and owned 1978 by Sam Larden, owned and fished by William Rockliffe, He says, “I am the current owner (1996-present), actively fishing her in the Area F troll salmon fishery. Boat owned by Frank Seabolt of North Van in 19 by Timothy Noot of Courtenay. Reframed, planked and fastened in Port Townsend 2009 by Dave Thompson.
Owned 2010 Thuy Kim Dang Surrey, BC (also/or Lon Truong) See chapter in my book Still Fishin’ Norther Husky built 1969 in New Westminster, BC. In Canada a boat with the same name was built in 1979 in Delta, BC and came off the register in 1999. The Canadian boat belonged to Seppo Makkonen in 1992.
I acquired it mid November 2012 and I’m currently finishing all the interior works.
Big Trees as Cathedrals of Nature Groves of ancient trees are today rare everywhere in the world. Cathedral Grove (left) is a treasure of wild forest biodiversity that compares in value to European cathedrals.
Arboreal groves resemble Gothic cathedrals with their ribbed upward striving vaults, naves, transepts and choirs.
The roots they wove into watertight baskets embellished with strong designs.
For all these gifts, the Northwest Coast peoples held the cedar and its spirit in high regard, believing deeply in its healing and spiritual powers.
In the fourth century a Christian church was erected here which remained until the cathedral construction began in 1194.
Celebrated as the epitome of the Gothic era, the site is no older than the magnificent big tree groves in BC today at risk of extermination. Chartres Cathedral Ancient tree stands in North America, such as the redwoods in Muir Woods (right), are ecosystems dominated by gigantic trees of an age far predating colonization by Europeans.
These "culturally modified trees" are red cedars that have had their bark stripped off for aboriginal and ceremonial purposes (left).
They are unique signposts of indigenous occupation and provide evidence of Aboriginal Title and Rights: some have been dated back to 1137 AD.
Chartres Cathedral (below) illustrates the sylvan origins of Gothic architecture.