<i>Cowichan</i> underway
Cowichan underway

Cowichan (II)

Other Names
ex: Cariboo (III)
Vessel Type
Passenger vessel » coastal
Ship Dates
Date built: 1908
End date: 1925
Owner or managing owner(s)
Union Steamship Company
Vessel Description

In 1923 she ran aground in Welcome Pass and destroyed her stem and crumpled her shell plating. On December 20th, 1925 this passenger/freight vessel owned by Union Steamships Ltd., Vancouver BC sank in 50 fathoms of water after a collision in dense fog with the Lady Cynthia at Roberts Creek. No lives were lost, 14 passengers and the crew of 21 on the Cowichan were quickly transferred to the Lady Cynthia.

Source: Nauticapedia: Cowichan (II)

Related Archival Items
graphic materials: Cowichan underway (LM2018.999.059)
graphic materials: Cowichan docked (LM2018.999.061)
graphic materials: Cowichan underway (LM2018.999.060)
textual records: Register of Seamen Shipped, vol. 9 (VMM05.09)
textual records: Register of Seamen Shipped, vol. 10 (VMM05.10)
textual records: Register of Seamen Shipped, vol. 3 (VMM05.03)
textual records: Register of Seamen Shipped, vol. 4 (VMM05.04)
textual records: Register of Seamen Shipped, vol. 6 (VMM05.06)
textual records: Register of Seamen Shipped, vol. 7 (VMM05.07)
textual records: Register of Seamen Shipped, vol. 8 (VMM05.08)