Richards Island
Richards Island, which is located in Esquimalt Harbour, is named after Lieutenant Fleetwood John Richards, an officer of who served aboard the HMS Fisgard from 1843 to 1847.1 Several other BC places and features bear the names of officers of the HMS Fisgard, including Dyke Point, and Ashe Head.2
  • 1. Andrew Scott, The Encyclopedia of Raincoast Place Names (Madeira Park, BC: Harbour Publishing, 2009), 500.
  • 2. Ibid.
Mentions of this place in the documents
    Vessels in this document

    HMS Fisgard, 1819-1879

    Places in this document

    Ashe Head

    Dyke Point

    Esquimalt Harbour