Nanaimo Harbour
Nanaimo Harbour lies before the city of Nanaimo, on eastern Vancouver Island. Spanish explorer Narváez named it “Boca de Winthuysen” after Spanish naval officer Francisco Xavier de Winthuysen, spelling variations of which pepper the despatches.1
  • 1. Andrew Scott, The Encyclopedia of Raincoast Place Names (Madeira Park, BC: Harbour Publishing, 2009), 417.
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The Colonial Despatches Team. Nanaimo Harbour. 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/nanaimo_harbour.html.

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