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Record No: mha00000485
Title: Eric Lawson fonds
Dates: 1991-1994.
Location: PF-049 MHA
Provenance: Lawson, Eric.
Extent: 52 photographs
Source of Supplied Title: Title based on content of collection
Restrictions: No restrictions.
Adm. Hist/Bio. Sketch: Eric Lawson is the Maritime Historian of British Columbia and Manager of Ship Research Services of British Columbia. In 2000 he was appointed advisor and Canadian representative of the World Ship Trust. The Trust, based in England, promotes preservation of historic ships and their conservation, and supports organizations and individuals seeking to preserve such vessels and related artifacts.
Scope and Content: Collection consists of photographs of wrecked ships, taken by marine historian Eric Lawson.
    Subjects include the following: The main beam of the wrecked bark Vicar of Bray, built at Whitehaven (1841) with tonnage (285) carved as required by law, resting at Goose Green, Falkland Islands; the wreck of the Garland; the wreck of the Protector, with a condition report (1994); the wreck of the Craigie Lee, (ON 50251, wrecked 26 Dec.1879; vessel struck a reef off Bull Point, East Falkland on a voyage to the UK with a load of guano; and the vessel Beechbank
Terms Governing Use: Copyright held by Eric Lawson.
Acquisition Source: Eric Lawson
Associated Material: MHA His correspondence file.
Custodial History: Photographs taken by Eric Lawson and remained in his possession until they were donated by him to the MHA
Finding Aids: MHA finding aid 84
Subject: Vicar of Bray (Ship).
Subject: Garland (Ship).
Subject: Protector (Ship).
Subject: Craigie Lee (Ship).
Subject: Beechbank (Ship).
Subject: Shipwrecks Falkland Islands.
Subject: Photographs.


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