Inskip Islands
This cluster small islands lies just offshore within Esquimalt Harbour. According to Scott, they were named after Robert Mills Inskip, an instructor for the Royal Navy who served the Pacific Station aboard HMS Fisgard.1
  • 1. Andrew Scott, The Encyclopedia of Raincoast Place Names (Madeira Park, BC: Harbour Publishing, 2009), 281.
Mentions of this place in the documents
Vessels in this document

HMS Fisgard, 1819-1879

Places in this document

Esquimalt Harbour

The Colonial Despatches Team. Inskip Islands. 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/inskip_islands.html.

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