Beaver anchored in Victoria

SS Beaver

Vessel Type
Steamship » Paddle steamer » Sternwheeler
Ship Dates
Launched: May 9 1835
End date: July 25 1888
Shipyard
Blackwall Yard
Vessel Description

Beaver was the first steamship to operate in the Pacific Northwest of North America. She made remote parts of the west coast of Canada accessible for maritime fur trading and was chartered by the Royal Navy for surveying the coastline of British Columbia. She served off the coast from 1836 until 1888, when she was wrecked.

Source: Wikipedia: Beaver (steamship)

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Related Archival Items
graphic materials: The wreck of the "Beaver" (1984.0745.0001)
graphic materials: Beaver anchored in Victoria (LM2015.999.018)
technical drawings: Outboard profile Beaver (2007.5000.0180)
technical drawings: Inboard profile Beaver (2007.5000.0181)
technical drawings: Rigging profile Beaver (2007.5000.0182)
technical drawings: Upper deck Beaver (2007.5000.0183)
technical drawings: Lower deck Beaver (2007.5000.0184)
technical drawings: Outboard profile Beaver (2007.5000.0185a)
technical drawings: Inboard profile Beaver (2007.5000.0185b)
technical drawings: Rigging profile Beaver (2007.5000.0185c)
technical drawings: Lower deck Beaver (2007.5000.0185d)
technical drawings: Upper deck Beaver (2007.5000.0185e)
technical drawings: SS Beaver Hudson's Bay Co. steamship circa 1835 (2007.5000.0186)
technical drawings: Lower deck isometric (2007.5000.0187a)
technical drawings: Sectional isometric 35 H. engine for Beaver (2007.5000.0187c)
technical drawings: Inboard isometric 35 H. engine for Beaver (2007.5000.0187d)
technical drawings: Beaver outboard profile (2007.5000.0187e)
technical drawings: SS Beaver, 1836 (2007.5000.0187f)
technical drawings: SS Beaver (2007.5000.0187g)
technical drawings: SS Beaver (2007.5000.0187h)
technical drawings: Beaver 1835 (2007.5000.0188)
textual records: Examination paper for Frank Creeden (LM2005.001.178)