Fonds 017.005.0001-0008 - Evans Fonds

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Evans Fonds

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CA MMBC 017.005.0001-0008

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  • 1983-1990 (Creation)

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22 cm of textual records.

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Fonds consists of material relating to Boeing Jetfoil and other fast commercial craft and high-speed ferries.

Boeing Jefoil Operators Manual dating to 15 December 1983.

Boeing Jetfoil systems description for deck officers dating to 15 December 1983.

Photocopies of executive summary and reports for establishment of High Speed Water Transportation (HSWT) service on Corpus Christi Bay. Some documents have title pages noting Steve Ortmann, chief development officer Corpus Christi Regional Transportation Authority, as author.

Reports relating to high-speed ferries, including “Technical and Economic Evaluation of High-Speed Ferries and Routes” by Christopher Wright, dated 8 October 1986, from the 11th annual conference, International Marine Transit Association; “35 Metre Monohull Fast Passenger Vessel”; and “34 Metre Double Deck Catamaran Passenger Vessel”.

Boeing Jetfoil Model 929-115 Regie voor Maritiem Transport Cabin Attendant Familiarization Manual for Princess Clementine and 4 specifications sheet; Boeing Jetfoil and Boeing Marine Systyems information booklet for customers; Nichols Bros. Catamarans information sheet, 2 island jetfoil posters, 2 island jetfoil stickers, and a satirical cartoon; and 4 flood construction level maps for North Saanich dated 5 January 2017.

Passenger Survey April 24/27, 1984 from B.C. Feries / Seasspeed Transport Route 3 dated 7 May 1984; and High Speed Passenger Ferries Feasibility Study from B.C. Transit and B.C. Ferries dated June 1990.

Newspaper clippings from 1985.

“A Proposal to the Government of British Columbia Ministry of Transportation and Highways for Fast Passenger Only Marine Commuter Service” by Seaflight Ferries and Ulstein Maritime Ltd, dated October 1990; “Fast Passenger Ferry Service: An Overview of the Potential Markets”, dated to 1982; and 9 sheets related to Boeing Jetfoil operations, dating to 1982 and 1984.

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Donated by Elynne Evans, 26 July 2017.


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  • English

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MMBC off-site storage.

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All requests for use must be made through the MMBC Research Request program ( Please note that fees may apply.

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RAD, July 2008 version. Canadian Council of Archives.


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17 August 2017

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