BC Historical Books

BC Historical Books

BC Historical Books

The last West, and, Paolo's Virginia Warren, G. B.


"Includes: A raid on the seal rookeries.
Fiction. "A raid on the seal rookeries" relates the manner in which Captain Hansen on his schooner 'Adele' captured seals in the area of Pribilof Island. The 'Adele,' an actual ship, was totally wrecked off the Queen Charlotte Islands on 8 April 1891. The account of the foundering and details of the ship are recorded in the Victoria Colonist 13 May 1891, page 3." -- Lowther, B. J., & Laing, M. (1968). A bibliography of British Columbia: Laying the foundations, 1849-1899. Victoria, BC: University of Victoria, p. 180.

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