Early Navigation Buoys on the British Columbia Coast

by John MacFarlane 2016

Early Buoy

Port Hand Buoy (1896) in Victoria BC. (Photo from the John MacFarlane collection. )

These two old–style navigation buoys can be found near the Canadian Coast Guard Bas in Victoria BC.

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Port Hand Buoy (1896) (construction detail) in Victoria BC. (Photo from the John MacFarlane collection. )

Early Buoy

Starboard Hand Buoy in Victoria BC. (Photo from the John MacFarlane collection. )

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Port Hand Buoy in Port Alberni BC. (Photo from the John MacFarlane collection. )

Early Buoy

Port Hand Buoy (construction detail) in Port Alberni BC. (Photo from the John MacFarlane collection. )

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Port Hand Buoy (construction detail) in Port Alberni BC. (Photo from the John MacFarlane collection. )

I wonder if there are other old buoys on display in British Columbia? We’d like to hear about them.

Author’s Note:

After publication we received further information and pictures.

Early Buoy Prince Rupert

Starboard Hand and Port Hand Buoys at Prince Rupert. (Photo from the Mike Wright collection.)



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MacFarlane, John M. (2016) Early Navigation Buoys on the British Columbia Coast. Nauticapedia.ca 2016. http://nauticapedia.ca/Gallery/Buoy_Old.php

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