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Gallows Point Light – Protection Island Gallows Point (originally Execution Point) takes its name from the fact that two native murderers were hanged there in 1853. Sixty years later, just offshore in the same immediate area, the dynamite carrier S.S. … Continue reading
Gran Finale off Protection Island Built: 2001, Delta Marine, Seattle Material: Composite Gross Tonnage: 451 tons Displacement: 281 Long Tons Length Overall: 45m Length Waterline: 39.9m Breadth: 10m Draught: 2.13m Cruising Speed: 15.4 Knots Top Speed: 21 Knots Engines: 2 … Continue reading
A view of the Coast Mountains across Georgia Strait from Nanaimo Harbour, Mark Bay, and Newcastle Island and Protection Island. The bulk carrier Sophiana is at anchor, and one of the BC Ferries is heading to Horseshoe Bay. Just another … Continue reading
CCGS Neocaligus at W.E. Mills Landing, Nanaimo Neocaligus and Seaspan Greg with Newcastle and Protection Islands in the background
The Nanaimo Marina overlooking Newcastle and Protection Islands
C-FHRT, a Gulf Island Seaplanes 1959 De Havilland DHC-2 MK. I at the Seaplane dock in Nanaimo.
BC Ferries MV Quinsam passing Protection Island
Newcastle Island and Protection Island beyond Swy-a-Lana Lagoon
BC Ferries MV Quinsam heading past Protection Island enroute Gabriola Island