Vancouver Island's West Coast 1762-1962 by George Nicholson
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A condensed summary of practically every event of historic value which occurred in the area. Commences with the sighting of the shores of the Northwest Coast of America for the first time - by the Spaniards - and the landing of Captain Cook at Nootka, where the history of British Columbia begins. Old West Coasters will enjoy reading the pages which so vividly recall the pattern of life and the customs familiar in that part of the island half a century ago. Includes list of 243 ships wrecked on this part of the coast. This list includes type of vessel, date and locality.
Chapters include Nootka sound, Historical Estevan Point, Esperanza Inlet, Clayoquot Sound, Quatsino Pioneers, The Sooke story,Bamfield Cable Station, Westcoast Fisheries, Island Shipwrecks, and many others..
With illustrations, map and list of shipwrecks.
Hardcover with dust jacket: 356 pages
Publisher: Self published, Victoria BC 1974
Product Dimensions: 22.9 x 15.2 x 2.5 cm
Shipping Weight: 626 g
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