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Brockton Point Light
by Captain Alec Provan and John MacFarlane 2016
Brockton Point Light (Photo from the Captain Alec Provan collection. )
Brockton Point Light is located on the East point of Stanley Park, W side of Vancouver Harbour, New Westminster Land District. Automated in 1958 it is a square prism tower with balcony and lantern atop an arched basement.
Brockton Point was named in 1859 by Captain Richards, RN, after Francis Brockton, Chief Engineer under Richards on HM surveying vessel Plumper. The Nme was adopted 7 December 1937 on C.3433, as labelled on British Admiralty Chart 1922, 1860 et seq.
References: http://apps.gov.bc.ca/pub/bcgnws/names/1116.html; BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office; https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brockton_Point;
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Provan, Captain Alec and John MacFarlane (2016) Brockton Point Light. Nauticapedia.ca 2016. http://nauticapedia.ca/Gallery/Light_Brockton_Pt.php; https://www.notmar.gc.ca/list-livre-en.php;
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