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Minnie Patterson and the “Coloma” off Cape Beale 1906

– Reprinted ┬ácourtesy of The Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada Cape Beale, . . . a lighthouse which later came to notice in a gallant and romantic rescue resulting from the actions of Mr. and Mrs. Paterson who kept the light from 1895 to 1908. In December 1906, the United States barque Coloma left […]

Triangle Island Light and the HMCS Galiano

On the morning of October 30, 1918 in the vicinity of Triangle Island lighthouse, the HMCS Galiano foundered and sank. Not much is known about the sinking, but the story is associated with the Triangle Island lighthouse because that was their last port of call. Triangle Island is remembered as the most remote, isolated, lonely […]