Pacific Marine Pilots of British Columbia 1858–1958

by Captain Hill Wilson 2016

John Calvin Foote

Captain John Calvin Foote – a Master Mariner and one of the early British Columbia Marine Pilots (Photograph from Hill Wilson collection)

This is a compiled list of all the known appointees who served as Marine Pilots on the British Columbia coast from colonial days to 1958. Almost without exception these are all Master Mariners and therefore carry the title of "Captain" before their names.

The Author Captain Hill Wilson is a Master Mariner and the author of the book The Marine Pilots of Canada's West Coast: The first century 1858-1958. He is a retired Marine Pilot himself and was at one time President of the British Columbia Coast Pilots Ltd. in the mid-1980s. He retired in 1992 as the senior pilot after 48 years at sea.

To quote from this article please cite:

Wilson, Captain Hill (2016) Pacific Marine Pilots of British Columbia 1858–1958. 2016.

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