Tracing from Admiralty chart 1897(a) showing Plumper Bay, Thetis Cove, Esquimalt, Vancouver Island Public

Tracing from Admiralty chart 1897(a) showing Plumper Bay, Thetis Cove, Esquimalt, Vancouver Island (now in British Columbia, Canada) showing soundings, the proposed site of the coal shed and wharf and the proposed positions of guns. Shows First nations village. Scale: 1 inch to 680 feet (calculated). Originally accompanying a letter, dated 18 August 1865 from Trevenor P Coole, Captain, and William H Sharp, Master, HMS Sutlej to the Honourable Joseph Denman, Rear Admiral, Commander in Chief, Pacific Squadron, enclosed in the Rear Admiral's letter number 106 dated 18 August 1865. From Capt. Richards's survey 1858.


In Collection:
Creator Contributor Subject Language Date created Resource type Rights statement Extent
  • 1 sheet
Alternative title
  • Plumper Bay, Thetis Cove, Esquimalt, Vancouver Island
Geographic coverage Coordinates
  • 48.43569, -123.41174
  • 48.44896, -123.43414
  • 53.99983, -125.0032
  • 48.44403, -123.4345
Chronological coverage
  • 1858 to 1865
Additional physical characteristics
  • 1:7603
Physical repository Collection
  • Early BC Maps Collection
  • National Archives of the UK
Provider Sponsor
  • Funded by a Canadian Council of Archives, Archival Community Digitization Program.
Genre Date digitized
  • 2010-04-12
Technical note
  • 600 dpi jpg
  • Watermarks added to images by KM, JF, and CDW. Metadata by JTP April 28, 2010.
  • 1858/1865
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