Deans' Canal
Deans' Canal (or Dean Channel) was named after Reverend James King, D.D., dean of Rapole, Ireland, by Captain George Vancouver in 1793. The son of the Reverand was a crew member on board Captain James Cook's ship the Resolution during Cook's last voyage.1
  • 1. Captain John T. Walbran, British Columbia Coast Names: Their Origin and History (Canada: Douglas and McIntyre Ltd., 1971), 133.
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Cook, James

Vancouver, George

The Colonial Despatches Team. Deans' Canal. 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.

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