The SS Nereide, a 253-tonne 10-gun ship, was launched in 1821 and purchased by the HBC in 1833.1 The HBC appointed William Brotchie as Nereide's commander in 1839, and it traded throughout the Pacific Northwest.2 The HBC sold Nereide in 1840.3
  • 1. Judith Hudson Beattie and Helen M. Buss, eds., Undelivered Letters to Hudson's Bay Company Men on the Northwest Coast of America, 1830-57 (Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 2003), 412.
  • 2. J. Walbran, British Columbia Coast Names (Vancouver, BC: Douglas & McIntyre, 1971), 64.
  • 3. Gibson, Otter Skins, Boston Ships, and China Goods, 312.
Mentions of this vessel in the documents
The Colonial Despatches Team. Nereide. 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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