William Watts (1862-1954)

Captain and Mrs. William Watts, about 1912, Vancouver City Archives, Port P318; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/captain-and-mrs-william-watts.

Captain and Mrs. William Watts, about 1912, Vancouver City Archives, Port P318; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/captain-and-mrs-william-watts.

I added a new page on William Watts, who was a boat builder and deputy harbor master.

He was the manager of Vancouver Ship Yard Limited, which was at 1877 Georgia Street in the early 1900s.

Henderson’s BC Gazetteer and Directory, 1903, page 831.

Henderson’s BC Gazetteer and Directory, 1903, page 831.

 

Vancouver Ship Yard Limited

Exterior of Vancouver Shipyards Ltd. (W. Watts Boat Builder), 1877 West Georgia Street, 1904, Vancouver City Archives, Bu P213; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/exterior-of-vancouver-shipyards-ltd-w-watts-boat-builder-1877-west-georgia-street.

Exterior of Vancouver Shipyards Ltd. (W. Watts Boat Builder), 1877 West Georgia Street, 1904, Vancouver City Archives, Bu P213; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/exterior-of-vancouver-shipyards-ltd-w-watts-boat-builder-1877-west-georgia-street.

Henderson’s BC Gazetteer and Directory, 1903, page 831.

Henderson’s BC Gazetteer and Directory, 1903, page 831.

I added a new page on Vancouver Ship Yard Limited, which was a builder of ships and boats. It was in the 1800 block of Georgia Street from 1902 until the 1960s. In its earliest years, the street address was 1877 Georgia Street.

Frank Pease

Henderson’s Vancouver Directory, 1920, page 856.

Henderson’s Vancouver Directory, 1920, page 856.

I added a new page on Frank Pease, who was an employee of the shipbuilding firm of J. Coughlan and Sons.

Henderson’s Greater Vancouver City Directory, 1919, page 468.

Henderson’s Greater Vancouver City Directory, 1919, page 468.

Frank lived at 1034 Denman Street in 1918 and 1919 and at 1040 Denman Street in 1920.

It appears that he was Franklin B. Pease, the brother of Alfred McGowan Pease, who lived at 1034 Denman Street in 1916 and 1917.

Blaine Walter Harmon (1881-1951)

Henderson’s Greater Vancouver City Directory, 1915, page 692

Henderson’s Greater Vancouver City Directory, 1915, page 692

I added a new page on Blaine Walter Harmon, who was the president of Dominion Iron Works Limited.

Dominion Iron Works, Limited, Daily Building Record, June 4, 1914, page 3; https://open.library.ubc.ca/collections/bcnewspapers/xdbr/items/1.0177777#p2z-1r0f:

Dominion Iron Works, Limited, Daily Building Record, June 4, 1914, page 3; https://open.library.ubc.ca/collections/bcnewspapers/xdbr/items/1.0177777#p2z-1r0f:

He lived at 1815 Alberni Street in 1915 and 1916.