Pedder Bay
Pedder Bay is on the south coast of Vancouver Island, just to the southeast of the Sooke Basin, and east of Becher Bay. Captain Kellett named this narrowing bay in 1846, presumably, after his friend William Pedder, a former Royal Navy officer.1
  • 1. Andrew Scott, The Encyclopedia of Raincoast Place Names (Madeira Park, BC: Harbour Publishing, 2009), 454; John T. Walbran, British Columbia Coast Names (Vancouver: Douglas & McIntyre, 1971), 376.
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Kellett, Henry

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Becher Bay

Sooke Basin

Vancouver Island