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From the decks of expedition sailboats, fishing vessels and research boats, to charter vessels, dive operations, tall ships and kayaks, Tavish Campbell has spent most of his life exploring the coastline of British Columbia above and below water.
3 years ago we were invited out for an unusual dive inside an abandoned and flooded Cold War era nuclear missile silo. The place is a videographer’s dream. We could have spent an age underwater there, moving behind cables, grids, launch platforms, and old equipment. It’s like a gigantic movie set.
The Maritime Museum of BC is pleased to announce “West Coast Celebration”, the summer art show which features two prominent BC marine artists, Mark Hobson and Esther Sample. David Leverton, Executive Director of the Maritime Museum stated, “We are very fortunate to have such talented marine artists displaying their work during this summer period. Over the past two years we have featured a number of B.C. artists and look forward to continuing to highlight other amazing marine artists in the future.”
The steamer, Tunstall, owned by the Black Diamond Line, was carrying coal from Pictou, Nova Scotia, to Montreal, Quebec, when it sank after being crushed in the ice off Covehead. The Tunstall was built in 1879 and sank on May 11, 1884. All the men aboard the Tunstall made it safely ashore and the wreck is now a popular site in Prince Edward Island for scuba divers.
Carly is a member of I.A.T.S.E. Local 667 in Toronto as an Underwater Specialist. Learning to dive in 2010, Carly decided to combine all of the things she loves most…. Cameras, and the Underwater World. After completing Seneca College’s Underwater Skills Program in 2015, Carly was finally able to show the world what lies beneath the surface.