Tug Della anchored in Oak Bay, showing early development along Beach Drive, Newport Avenue and Oak Bay Avenue. Undated postcard. Collection of John and Glenda Cheramy. The boat’s exhaust pipe, at the rear of the cabin, points to The Haven, home of the Samuel Maclure family. Above the sign on Beach Drive (a bit to the right) is 2425 Oak Bay Avenue. Above the steps opposite the foot of Bellevue (now Beresford) St are several grand houses — Woodhall at 1549 Clive Drive; Arran at 1680 York Place and in front of it Garrison House, 1549 York Place, Hon. Fred Peters’ family home.


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