BC Historical Books

BC Historical Books

BC Historical Books

History of the SS. 'Beaver', being a graphic and vivid sketch of this noted pioneer steamer and her romantic cruise for over half a century on the placid island-dotted waters of the North Pacific McCain, Charles Weslie, 1867-1933


"On t.p.: Also containing a description of the Hudson's Bay Company from its formation in 1670, down to the present time; biography of Captain McNeill; the narrative of a Fraser River prospector of 1859; historical momentoes of the Beaver's copper remains; the sad ending of the author's last trip in search of old-time naval relics; important developments in steam since its introduction in 1769, etc." -- Lowther, B. J., & Laing, M. (1968). A bibliography of British Columbia: Laying the foundations, 1849-1899. Victoria, BC: University of Victoria, p. 124.

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