Bawden Bay
Bawden Bay is located in Clayoquot Sound. Bawden Bay was named after Charles Bawden, master of the HMS Bacchante, by Donald Mackenzie, who was captain of the ship. The northern point of Bawden Bay used to be called Charles Point (also after Charles Bawden) but was renamed Bawden Point in 1934.1
  • 1. Captain John T. Walbran, British Columbia Coast Names: Their Origin and History (Canada: Douglas and McIntyre Ltd., 1971), 36-37.
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Vessels in this document

HMS Bacchante, 1859-1869

Places in this document

Clayoquot Sound

The Colonial Despatches Team. Bawden Bay. The Colonial Despatches of Vancouver Island and British Columbia 1846-1871, Edition 2.2, ed. The Colonial Despatches Team. Victoria, B.C.: University of Victoria. https://bcgenesis.uvic.ca/bawden_bay.html.

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