Aeronautics in fishing

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Harold E. Davenport interview : [Bungey, 1985]

CALL NUMBER: T4259:0005 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Pioneer Profiles project : Harold E. Davenport RECORDED: [location unknown], 1985-07-25 SUMMARY: Harold E. Davenport was born in 1902 and came to Canada from Britain in 1915. Commenced working for Canadian Air Force in 1923. One of the original employees of Pacific Airways in 1926. Ran own compan;y, Aircraft Service of B.C. from 1929-35. Work for White Pass Company in Yukon, 1936-41. Joined Pan American Airways, 1941. Maintenance supervisor for CP Airways, 1942-47. Retirement as inspector for ;Department of Transport, 1947. TRACK 1: Discusses the activity at Jericho Beach Air Station 1923-26. The founding of Pacific Airways. Flying fishing patrols. TRACK 2: Problems with Liberty engines an;d early flying incidents. Starting his own business in 1929. Aero Schools of Vancouver, the Glider Club of Vancouver, and Aircraft Service of B.C.;

CALL NUMBER: T4259:0006 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Pioneer Profiles project : Harold E. Davenport RECORDED: [location unknown], 1985-07-25 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Activity at Vancouver Airport in early 1930s. Moving to the Yukon and the changes aviation brought to northern living. Joining Pan Am then moving to CP. The Anyox riot of 1932. TRACK 2: Earl;y flying activity at Lulu Island Airport and the move to Sea Island. Glider flying in the 1930s. The value of experience.;