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Shipwreck Map Guide

The Shipwreck map that was painted on the ceiling of the Galleon Seafood Cafe, in Port Renfrew, British Columbia, Canada was a memorial to all the men and women who lost their lives and their ships to the "Juan de Fuca's Graveyard.

During the days of sail, 1830 - 1925, 137 major shipping tragedies occured in the immediate vicinity of the entrance to the Straits of Juan de Fuca. Internatonal recognition was given to this stretch of water off Port Renfrew. It became known as The Graveyard of The Pacific.

Before the life-saving trail, known worldwide as "The West Coast Trail" was established along 44 miles of coastline between Port Renfrew and Bamfield: The early shipwreck survivors who were lucky enough to survive the ordeal were rescued and taken by canoe to Fort Victoria by Natives. Some of the ships are:

[PACIFIC] Sidewheeler "PACIFIC" plunged to the bottom south of Tatoosh Island. After being rammed by the ship "ORPHEUS" on the night of November 4, 1875; 250 men, women and children perished making this one of the biggest shipping tragedies in Juan de Fuca's graveyard!

[CARLEMAPU] The two photos of the CARLEMAPU were taken from the "Princess Maquinna" and courtesy of B.C. Provincial Archives. Note the distress flags flying from the yardarms. A few hours after this picture was taken the "CARLEMAPU" was dashed to pieces on the rocks, with the loss of 19 lives. Only 5 (five) men and the ship's dog survived.

[SOQUEL] The ship a 4-masted schooner, built in San Francisco, California was lost on January 22, 1909 on Sea Bird Rocks. The Captain's wife and child were killed by falling spars. The remainder of the crew were rescued.

[H.M.S. CONDOR] The ship "H.M.S. CONDOR" vanished with all hands (13l), in December 1901 off Cape Flattery in a full gale storm and was never seen again after leaving the Strait of Juan de Fuca.

[S.S. VALENCIA] In 1906 the tangled mass of wreckage below the precipitous walls of Vancouver Island, near Pachena Point marked the grave of the "S.S. Valencia and the 117 persons who perished with the ship.

[ABIGAIL] This ship was found dismasted after a Pacific storm off the Straits of Juan de Fuca in 1935. It was towed to Seattle, rebuilt and played the role of the HMS Bounty in the 1936 movie, "Mutiny on the Bounty".

{History 1} Although the spanish out of Mexico sailed the waters off Vancouver Island first, it was Captain Cook charting the Pacific who first landed here in March 29, 1778 at Friendly Cove. This claim nearly led a war between the two countries. It was young Lt. Bligh in Cook's second ship that the island in Friendly Cove was named after. Lt. Bligh went onto notoriety later in the 18th century as the notorious "Breadfruit Bligh".

{History 2} The Japanese current has never changed its course. This same massive sweep of water annually casts oriental fishfloats, burial urns and flotsam and jetsam of every description upon our northwest shores. Over 100 accounts have been documented prior ot modern day shipping, of Japanese ∓mp;mp;mp;mp; Chinese junks being crippled in Typhoons and drifting 4000 miles to be broken up in surf off the West Coast. As late as October 31, 1927 it cast a helpless Japanese vessel into the waters off the Strait of Juan de Fuca. When taken in tow by a freighter, the "MARGARET DOCCAR" it was found there was not a living soul on board. All aboard had perished, victims of disease, exposure and starvation.

{History 3} Archaeological evidence dating to 900 AD in Indian Middens on Vancouver Island and 3000 B.C. south of California suggest there have been survivors who either were taken as slaves by early natives or found homes among them. (Shipwrecks off Juan de Fuca, J.A. Gibbs)

[SHENANDOAH] The Confederate Raider Shenandoah, a feared naval vessel of the civil war era, embarked a wild escapade in the Pacific, bringing the war to Union shipping off the Strait of Juan de Fuca. In June 1865 the Raider destroyed an American Vessel, several miles northwest of Cape Flattery. She was the Brig "SUSAN ABIGAIL". The Sailing vessel was captured, burned and the crew taken captive. It was the Abigail's Master, out of San Francisco, who gave the Shenandoah's Captain newspapers telling of the South's surrender . In spite of this, the Shenandoah sailed north to the Bering Sea and sunk a total of twenty vessels. She fired her last shot in defence of the South June 22, 1865 In 1880 the natives of Nitinat reported a steel gunboat buried in sand off the entrance to the Narrows and said it had been there more than 20 years. Research to identify this vessel is underway. The confederate of Union Navy has left this monument to the Civil War Era on the beach of Vancouver Island. (Shipwrecks off Juan de Fuca, J.A. Gibbs)

{History 4} University Of Victoria, Marine Biologist, Verona Tunnicliffe, on a recent expedition by submersible has discovered 40 new forms of marine life near hot water vents there. These life forms are found nowhere else on earth and are different from life forms found near hot water vents off the Galapagos Islands. This suggest that life around these vents are evolving differently from site to site. Less than 0.1 percent of Juan de Fuca Ridge has been explored to date.

137 Major Ship Tragedies of Juan de Fuca

[D. L. CLINCH] Schooner, wrecked near Sombrio Point Nov. 10, 1860.

[DANCE] Schooner, wrecked between Port San Juan and Sombrio Point, Nov. 10, 1860. All hands saved.

[CYRUS] American Brig, wrecked at the entrancd to Port San Juan Dec. 23, 1858.

[GEM OF THE OCEAN] American Bark (702 tons) struck bottom 8 miles southeast of Port San Juan August 1879 and became a total loss.

[REVERE] American Bark (795 tons), wrecked on Sept. 9, 1883 in Port San Juan Harbour. Total loss.

[LIZZIE MARSHAL] American Bark (434 tons), lost on Bonilla Point Feb. 22, 1884. One crewman lost in the fog.

[BELVIDERE] American Ship (1225 tons), wrecked on Bonilla Point Nov. 29, 1886. Struck rocks during heavy fog.

[DART] American Sealing Schooner, wrecked off Carmanah Point April 1895 while seal hunting.

[CHAMPION] American Sealing Schooner, wrecked near Nitinat in 1887. Indian creman was lost in the wreck.

[RUSTLER] Canadian Sealing Schooner, driven ashore near the Nitinat River Dec. 26,1887; became a total loss, crew escaped.

[SKAGIT] American Barkentine (506 tons), wrecked October 25, 1906 at Clo-oose Point, ships'cook and captain were drowned, remaining 8 survivors gained shore in the ship's boat.

[VESTA] American Schooner (285 tons), wrecked near Nitinat Dec. 10,1897.

[UNCLE JOHN ] American Barkentine (314 tons), wrecked near Tsusiat Talls Oct. 7, 1899. Total loss but crew gained shore.

[SANTA RITA] American Schooner (1600 tons), wrecked in a snowstorm off Clo-oose Feb. 14, 1923. Total loss, crew of 32 gained shore.

[ACTIVE] Canadian Sealing Schooner (42 tons), foundered in a gale 30 miles west of Cape Flattery April 1, 1887. Captain J. Getterman and 28 native lost their lives.

[ARMIN] German Bark, wrecked between Sooke and Port Renfrew August 23, 1864. Crewmen all escaped, Armin was a total loss.

[AURORA] British Bark (1300 tons), reported missing somewhere off Cape Flattery in 1886. Not confirmed.

[AUSTRIA] American Bark, wrecked on Flattery Rocks off Cape Alva Jan. 21, 1887.

[BECHERDASS AMBIADASS] British Bark wrecked July 27, 1879 in fog 5 miles south of Cape Beale. Total loss. Crew survived.

[BIANCA] Five masted schooner (2139 tons), went aground and was totally wrecked near Clallam Bay, Wash. Dec. 15, 1924.

[CAMBRIDGE] American Bark (255 tons), broke up in a gale 15 miles southwest of Cape Flattery, June 13, 1877. Chinese cook drowned remainder of crew escaped.

[CHARLES B. KINNEY] American Bark Nov. 20, 1886 vanished with all hands somewhere off Tatoosh Island.

[CIRCA] Schooner, wrecked near Sombrio Point, B.C. in 1882.

[CITY OF SAN DIEGO] Canadian Schooner (48 tons), lost with all hands somewhere south of Cape Flattery 1902.

[C.L. TAYLOR] American Barkentine (366 tons), foundered 25 miles southwest of Cape Flattery Feb. 1883.

[COLOMA] American Bark (852 tons), wrecked on rocks near Cape Beale Dec. 6, 1906. Crew rescued.

[COLUSA] American Bark (1189 tons), ran aground on Bonilla Point Nov. 1899, abandoned by crew.

[COMMODORE] American Ship (1100 tons) struck 2 miles south of Tatoosh Island in a strong gale Jan. 10 1877. Ship a total loss.

[H M S CONDOR] British Naval Frigate, vanished with all hands (130) Dec. 2, 1901. She is believed a victim of a gale off Cape Flattery the night of Dec. 2, 1901.

[CONTINENTAL] Sloop, wrecked near Clo-oose in the 1880's.

[COWLITZ] American Bark (797 tons), Captain William Hansen with a crew of 14 vanished supposedly in a gale off Cape Flattery Jan. 29, 1893.

[DARE] American Schooner (259 tons), stranded off Bonilla Point in a thick fog Dec. 23, 1890. Ship a total loss, crew made shore safely.

[DISCOVERY] American Barkentine (415 tons), lost somewhere off Cape Flattery with her entire crew January 1896.

[DUCHESS OF ALBANY] British Ship, stranded at Bonilla Point in 1888, no details.

[DUCHESS OF ARGYLE] British 4 masted Bark (1700 tons), wrecked in fog 5 miles southeast of Port San Juan, oct. 11, 1887.

[DUCHESS SAN LORENZO] ship reported lost with all hands off Cape Flattery, March 1854.

[EDWIN] American Bark (404 tons), became waterlogged and dismasted off Cape Flatery, Dec. 1,1874. Captain Hughes' wife, two children and the Chinese cook were washed overboard and drowned.

[ELDORADO] An American Ship (1067 tons) foundered off Cape Flattery April 1, 1887. She was commanded by Capt. S.L. Humphreys with a crew of 14. Only 2 survivors were picked up.

[ELIZA] An American Schooner, capsized derelict found at entrance to Strait Of Juan de Fuca in early March 1874. She carried 18 persons and records show no word of their rescue.

[ELLA S. THAYER] An American Bark (1098 tons) foundered 15 miles of Cape Flattery, December 16, 1886. Crew rescued.

[ELLEN FOSTER] An American ship (996 tons) wrecked in Neah Bay, Washington, December 22, 1867. The crew made shore. Vessel was victim of a hurricane inside the Straits.

[FAWN] A Canadian Schooner (58 tons) wrecked near Carmanah Point October 1905.

[FLORENCE] An American Ship (1684 tons) vanished with all hands off Cape Flattery in 1902.

[FLORENCIA] Peruvian Brig. waterlogged in gale off Cape Flattery Dec 8, 1860. The Captain, cook and a passenger were drowned.

[FLOTTBEK] German ship (1972 tons) wne on beamends south of Cape Flattery, was miraculously pulled free and towed to Port for repairs January 13, 1901.

[FOREST QUEEN] An American Bark (511 tons) Capt. Basely, vanished with all hands (11) off Cape Flattery in March 1892. No details available.

[GEORGE THOMPSON] Lost 32 miles off Cape Flattery in 1892. No details available.

[GRACE DARLING] An American ship (1042 tons) vanished off Cape Flattery in a heavy gale, with her crew of 18, January 1878.

[GREYWOOD] An American passenger steam schooner (915 tons) foundered off the Strait in October 1915. No lives were lost.

[HARRIET G.] An American Brig (252 tons) capsized off Cape Flattery in 1917. Became derelict.

[HARTFIELD] British (iron) ship (1867 tons) unconfirmed report said vessel disappeared off Cape Flattery January 1908.

[HARVEY MILLS] An American ship (2700 tons) foundered off Cape Flattery, December 14, 1886. 17 crew lost, 3 survivors.

[HAT] Believed to be a small schooner lost off Cape Flattery in 1898. No details available.

[HATTIE C. BESSE] An American Bark (666 tons) was wrecked November 20, 1871 in the fog 20 miles south of Cape Flattery.

[HECATE, H.M.] A British survey vessel grounded in fog August 19, 1861 on a reef two miles east of Cape Flattery, was later refloated.

[COLUMBIA] German Bark (2577 tons) in 1902 off Cape Flattery almost completely dismasted from Pacific gales. Taken in tow to Seattle, Washington.

[BERRING SEA] A vessel of this name was reported lost off Cape Flattery 1895. Unconfirmed report.

[ALICE COOK] An American Schooner, 4 masted (782 tons) was found in 1926 waterlogged and severly damaged off the entrance to Juan de Fuca Strait. Towed in and repaired.

[ATLANTA] American Bark, wrecked in gale 50 miles off Cape Flattery. Later went ashore and broke up Dec. 16, 1890. Crew survived and picked up by sealing schooner.

[CRESCENT] American 5-masted Schooner. Battered by huge seas off Cape Flattery, Jan. 9, 1914. Deckload gone and upperworks stove, she entered the Straits and was repaired.

[HENRY T. SCOTT] American Steam Schooner (1596 tons), was rammed in the fog at the entrance to Juan de Fuca Strait July 16, 1922. She sank fast taking 4 crewmen with her.

[HODGDON] Brig, she went missing with all hands in a gale off Cape Flattery October 1855.

[IRENE] Bolivian Brig, abandoned in sinking condition 30 miles west s.w. of Cape Flattery January 2, 1887, crew were picked up.

[IVANHOE] American Ship (1610 tons), vanished off Cape Flattery Sept. 27, 1894. Lost with the ship were 19 crewmen and 4 passengers. Ship commanded by Cpt. Edward D. Griffin.

[IWANOWA] American Bark, was water logged and thrown on her beamends in heavy squalls Tatoosh Island Nov. 14, 1864. Three crewmen drowned. Ship a total loss.

[JANE GREY] American Schooner (112 tons), struck by severe gale off Cape Flattery May 1898. Later drifted northward and sank off Vancouver Island, 37 passengers lost.

[JANET COWAN] British 4-masted Bark (2479 tons), caught in a violent gale off Cape Flattery and wrecked 4 miles east of Pachena Point Dec. 31, 1895, although the 29 seafarers reached the beach safely by means of a line, 7 died of exposure while awaiting rescue.

[JAPANESE JUNK] 1833 wrecked near Cape Flattery, survivors taken captive by the Makah Indians but were later ransomed. Disabled craft had drifted to NW shores from Japan.

[J.M. WEATHERWAX] American 3-masted Schooner (384 tons), waterlogged and dismasted off Cape Flattery in a storm Nov. 1910. Towed in and later repaired.

[JOHN MARSHALL] American Ship, overcome by a gale off Cape Flattery Nov.10, 1860 (entire crew lost without a trace) parts of derelict later came ashore near Bonilla Point.

[KEWEENAH] American Steam Ship (iron) went missing with her entire crew Dec. 7, 1894 in a gale off Cape Flattery.

[LAURA PIKE] American 2-masted Schooner (145 tons), went ashore near Pachena Point in March 1891, was later refloated and repaired.

[LEONORE] Chilean Bark, torn apart by a gale south of Cape Flattery and was totally wrecked October 4, 1893. Six lives were lost.

[LES ADELPHUS] French sailing vessel, reported in trouble off Cape Flattery in 1905 and was evidently towed to Port and repaired.

[LILLIE GRACE] caught in a terrific gale she began leaking just off Cape Flattery December 14, 1886, went ashore there and broke up. Crew rescued.

[LILY] American two-masted schooner (142 tons), reported in trouble off Cape Flattery in 1897. She was towed in and repaired (played the role of the BOUNTY in "Mutiny on the Bounty (1934").

[LIZZIE BOGGS] American BArk (445 tons), wrecked in fog just south of Cape Flattery, September 1867. Crew escaped in boats to Neah Bay, Wa.

[LORD RAGLAN] British Bark, foundered in the winter of 1852 in a storm off Cape Flattery. The vessel was carrying 8 passengers. Some wreckage washed up on Vancouver Island.

[MAJESTIC] American Bark (1170 tons), reported in sinking condition off Cape Flattery January 1893. The vessel was registered in San Francisco, Ca.

[MARIA J. SMITH] American Bark (1170 tons), wrecked five miles SE of Pachena Point November 7, 1869. Captain and crew survived. She refloated, broke loose, grounded again and was broken up.

[MARMION] American ship (823 tons), foundered off Cape Flattery, November 8, 1879. Vessel abandoned and crew picked up. She later sank.

[MARQUIS OF DUFFERIN] Sternwheel steamer, bound San Fransisco for Alaska; broke up in heavy weather off Cape Beale June 27, 1898 and sank, the survivors were transferred to another ship in company with her,

[MATILDA] American Bark (849 tons), stranded on the rocks at the western end of Tatoosh Island in September 1897. The vessel became a total loss and crew were rescued.

[MATTEAWAN] American Iron Steamship (3301 tons) vanished with all hands off Cape Flattery December 1901.

[MAY BELLE] Canadian Sealing Schooner (58 tons) went missing somewhere off Cape Flattery with all hands in 1896.

[MICHIGAN] American Steam Schooner (566 tons) wrecked near Pachena Point January 21, 1893; 21 crewmen and 4 passengers escaped. She grounded near a creek which now bears her name.

[MONSTERRAT] Hawaiian-American registry steamship (Collier) iron built (2000 tons) vanished with all hands in a gale off Cape Flattery December 7, 1894.

[MORNING STAR] Schooner wrecked near Bonilla Point in November 1860.

[NEBRASKA] Lost at Neah Bay, Wa. August 1912. No details.

[NELLIE MAY] American Bark (699 tons) foundered off Cape Flattery in January, 1890 in heavy seas. Vanished with all hands (13).

[NICHOLAS THAYER] American Bark (584 tons) went missing with all hands after rounding Tatoosh Island in January 1906.

[NORTH STAR] American Brig (409 tons) capsized off Cape Flatrtery in April 1887 with the loss of all hands.

[NORWAY] American Schooner (192 tons) collided with the schooner Fanny Dutard off Neah Bay January 11, 1894; she had to be abandoned by her crew and the wreck drifted ashore and broke up.

[OCEANBIRD] American Bark capsized April 3, 1864 off Cape Flattery after encountering severe gales. Crew rescued.

[ORPHEUS] American Steamship (1067 tons) collided with passenger steamer "Pacific" south of Cape Flattery November 4,1875 the Orpheus damaged sailed on and later was wrecked near Cape Beale.

[PACIFIC] American Steamship (sidewheel passenger vessel) foundered after a collision south of Cape Flattery November 4, 1875 with the loss of 275 persons after being struck by the ship Orpheus; she went down in only a few minutes. Only two survived.

[PALESRINE] Sailing vessel of this name reported to have been lost south of Tatoosh Island in April 1859.

[PELICANO] Nicaraguan ship (750 tons) stranded on rocks on the western point of Neah Bay January 19, 1875. A heavy snowstorm prevailed at the time and the current slammed the ship into rocks. Crew made their escape by boat, the ship bilged and became a total loss.

[PENELOPE] American Ex-sealing schooner (41 tons) dragged anchor at Clallam Bay March 19, 1904 and dashed ashore.

[PENELOPE] Canadian Sealing Schooner (70 tons) reportedly lost off the entrance to the Strait of Juan de Fuca in 1899. Last master was believed to be Capt. Edward Pratt Miner.

[PERSEVERE] Brig wrecked near Clo-oose Village, B.C. in the 1800's

[PURITAN] American 4-masted schooner (614 tons) total loss after stranding between Bonilla and Carmanah Points November 13, 1896. Indians rigged a lifeline to save the crew.

[RAINIER] American Bark (499 tons) struck by a furious gale off Cape Flattery January 3, 1882.

[RAITA] French power schooner (Tahitian Registry) struck the rocks off Clo-oose in a driving storm on January 16, 1925. She began to break up soon after striking the rocks.

[ROBERT LEWERS] American 4-masted schooner (732 tons) was wrecked at Pachena Point April 11, 1923. Schooner became a total loss, crew rescued.

[ROSE OF LANGLEY] Schooner foundered February 22, 1859 near the entrance to Juan de Fuca Strait. Two lives were lost.

[ST. STEPHENS] American Ship struck by a severe gale off Cape Flattery early 1887. Vessel reported missing with Captain Douglas, his wife, three children and a crew of 17.

[ST. VINCENT] Reported destroyed in severe weather off Cape Flattery March 1887. Two survivors were rescued.

[SARAH] British (Nova Scotia) Bark (1142 tons) wrecked near Pachena Point Nov. 8, 1891 in a heavy fog. Crew escaped in lifeboats but 2 were lost in effecting a landing thru the surf.

[SAUSALITO] American Schooner threemasted shoal draft vessel (376 tons) driven ashore on Waada Island, Neah Bay Dec. 27, 1915. Crew rescued, schooner broke up shortly afterwards.

[SEA WITCH] American Bark (1289 tons) abandoned by her crew in a sinking condition in heavy seas several miles off Cape Flattery Dec. 7, 1906.

[SEVENTY SIX] Sailing vessel in trouble off Neah Bay, Wa. 1881, reportedly salvaged.

[SIERRA NEVADA] American Bark (664 tons). She rounded Tatoosh Island during a severe gale Sept 20, 1886; crew presumed drowned.

[SKAGWAY] American Steel Steam Schooner (1838 tons) lost by fire off Tatoosh Island Dec. 16, 1929.

[SOQUEL] American fourmasted Schooner (767 tons) struck SeaBird Rocks near Pachena Point Jan. 22, 1909 when Caapt. Henningson mistook Pachena Light for Cape Flattery Light. Ship a total loss, falling spars killed the masters wife and child.

[SOUTHERN CHIEF] American Bark (1282 tons) abandoned off Cape Flattery by her crew. She was badly mauled by gales and waterlogged Dec. 1894.

[SOUTHERNER] American Sidewheel Passenger Steamer (338 tons) wrecked 10 miles south fo Cape Flattery Dec. 26, 1854. Passengers and crew reached shore safely.

[SPEEDWAY] Canadian Power Schooner (rum runner) caught fire off Cape Flattery Feb. 1925. Crew abandoned ship and were later rescued.

[SUSAN ABIGAIL] American Brig came to a tragic end many miles NW of Cape Flattery July 1865. She was captured and burned by the Confederate Cruiser "Shenandoah".

[SUSIE M. PUMMER] American fourmasted Schooner (920 tons) Dec. 1909 vessel sighted capsized off Cape Flattery but no trace of her crew of 10 was ever found.

[UNA] British Brigantine driven ashore Dec. 26, 1851 near Cape Flattery; crew rescued.

[UNIDENTIFIED IRON GUNBOAT] Wreckage found on beach at Nitinat near Tsusiat Falls in 1800's. According to local Indians the remains had been there many years prior to 1880 but no positive ID was ever made.

[VALENCIA] American Passenger Steamship (1598 tons) wrecked 3 miles east of Pachena Point Jan. 22, 1906 with the loss of 117 lives. This was one of the most tragic ship disasters on the North Pacific.

[W.A. BANKS] American Bark (323 tons) wrecked in Clallam Bay, Wa. Nov. 10, 1869.

[WALTER RALEIGH] American Bark (487 tons) reported in trouble off Cape Flattery in 1872. She was towed in.

[WARRIMOO] British Passenger Steamship (3326 tons) ran aground in fog, 4 miles west of Carmanah Point Aug. 9, 1895. Averting what could have been a serious disaster, the vessel managed to float free on the next high tide and proceeded to Victoria for repairs.

[W.C. PARKER] American Bark vanished with all hands off Cape Flattery bound for Australia Aug. 12, 1877.

[WEBFOOT] British Bark (1061 tons) Nov. 12, 1886. Leaking badly from a hugh SW sea off the entrance to the Strait she caught fire and the crew abandoned ship. Wreckage washed ashore near Clo-oose.

[WEMPE BROS] American 4-masted Schooner (681 tons) wrecked near Carmanah Point Oct. 28, 1903.

[WERGELAND] Nowegian 5-masted Schooner (2457 tons) on maiden voyage was battered by heavy seas off Tatoosh in Fall of 1917; wreck was towed back to Port Blakely, Wa. for repairs.

[WILLIAM] British Brig driven ashore about 4 miles east of Pachena Point Jan. 1, 1854. Captain and cook perished. 14 survivors cared for by natives and taken to Sooke by canoe.

[WILLIAM TELL] British Ship (1500 tons) wrecked Dec. 23, 1865 on reef 3 miles NW of Port San Juan.

[WILLIS A. HOLDEN] American 4-masted Schooner (1188 tons) battered by a severe storm and almost completely dismasted off Cape Flattery in Feb. 1911.

[WILLIAM F. GERMS] American 4-masted Schooner (1094 tons) after losing her rudder she was battered and dismasted off Vancouver Island's Westcoast Dec. 28, 1913. She was towed to safety by the Cutter "Snohomish" and the Tug "Goliath".

[WINSLOW] American 4-masted Schooner (566 tons) caught in severe storm July 28, 1907 while endeavoring to enter the Strait; struck a rock near Tatoosh Island; leaking badly she drifted northward and was found the next day and towed to safety.

[WOODSIDE] Canadian Steamer lost her rudder and piled ashore five miles east of Pachena Point near Nitinat River entrance March 12 1888. Vessel was a total loss. She was built at Sooke, B.C. in 1878 and was 87 feet long.

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