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by Captain Alec Provan and John MacFarlane 2016
Quatsino Island Light (Photo from the Captain Alec Provan collection.)
Quatsino (List of Lights 68 G5178) is a White cylindrical tower located on the North side of the entrance of Quatsino Sound on the SE end of Kains Island. Flash 0.1 s; eclipse 4.9 s. Visible from 224° through W., N. and E. to 104°. In operation 24 hours. Year round. Chart:3686 Edn 03/11(P11-004).
Keepers: Nels C. Nelson (1907–1915); James H. Sadler (1915–1919); Robert S. Nosler (1919–1919); R. Allan (1919–1919); James Quin (1919–1922); Alfred Dickenson (1922–1925); Sydney Warren (1925–1929)
Quatsino Light (Photo from the Captain Alec Provan collection.)
Kains Island was named for Thomas Kains (1850–1901) who served as the Surveyor General of British Columbia.
References: Donald Graham ((1985) Keepers of the Light; Andrew Scott (2009) The Encyclopedia of Raincoast Place Names; Peter Johnson and John Walls (2015) To The Lighthouse;
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