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- After Vice-Admiral Lord Collingwood. While still a captain, Collingwood commanded one of Lord Howe's warships at the battle of 'The Glorious First of June,' 1794.
- A personal friend of Lord Nelson, Collingwood was his second in command at the Battle of Trafalgar and took over when Nelson died, receiving his peerage for his part in the great victory. He is buried by the side of Nelson in St. Paul's Cathedral.
- Cowen Point after G.H. Cowan, KC (1858-1935), a Vancouver lawyer who had a summer home here.
- With permission from G.P.V and Helen B. Akrigg 1997 British Columbia Place Names. UBC Press.
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