Mount Prevost
Mount Prevost is located North West of the Somenos District, on southern Vancouver Island.1 The mountain is named after James Charles Prevost, a Royal Navy captain who served twice on the Pacific Station, where he commanded the HMS Virago in 1852, and the HMS Satellite in 1856.2
  • 1. Mount Prevost, BC Geographical Names Information System.
  • 2. Andrew Scott, The Encyclopedia of Raincoast Place Names (Madeira Park, BC: Harbour Publishing, 2009), 476.
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    Vessels in this document

    HMS Satellite, 1855-1879

    HMS Virago, 1842-1876

    Places in this document

    Somenos District

    Vancouver Island