Departure Bay

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Nanaimo, BC (Nearby: Departure Bay, Northfield, East Wellington, Wellington, Chase River)

2220 Bowen Rd
Nanaimo, British Columbia
V9S 1H0

British Columbia Tourism Region : Vancouver Island

Description From Owner:
  • So named by J.D. Pemberton in 1852 because it was the site of an abandoned Indian village. During his survey Pemberton also spotted that here was a good exit for ships leaving Nanaimo harbour.
  • With permission from G.P.V and Helen B. Akrigg 1997 British Columbia Place Names. UBC Press.

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