Port Hardy
Port Hardy is located on the northeastern shore of Vancouver Island, and looks out onto Hardy Bay. Both the city and the bay derive their name, along with other features in the vicinity such as Hardy Island and Hardy Peak, from Vice Admiral Sir Thomas Masterman Hardy (1769-1839), the man who heard Admiral Lord Nelson's final death-bed words, Kiss me, Hardy, during the Battle of Trafalgar, in 1805.1
  • 1. Andrew Scott, The Encyclopedia of Raincoast Place Names (Madeira Park, BC: Harbour Publishing, 2009), 249.
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