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Year

HIC

Establishment

Location

Project

Survey Type

1891

Wm.J. Stewart

 

Burrard Inl, Vancouver Hbr

Hydrographic

Coastal, Harb

1904

Cdr. J.F. Parry

Egeria

Nanaimo

Hydrographic

Coastal

1906

J.F. Parry

Egeria

Port Simpson

Hydrographic

Coastal

1906

C.B. Dodge

 

Prince Rupert

Hydrographic

Inshore

1907

J.F. Parry ?

Egeria

Port Simpson Approaches

Hydrographic

Coastal

1907

L. Cdr. P.C.Musgrave

Shore Party

Prince Rupert

Hydrographic

Hbr, Inshore

1908

Learmonth

Egeria

 

Hydrographic

Coastal

1908

H. D. Parizeau

Shore Party

Prince Rupert

Hydrographic

Hbr, Inshore

1908

L.Cdr. P.C.Musgrave

Lillooet

Near Skeena River

Hydrographic

Coastal

1909

L.Cdr.P.C. Musgrave

Lillooet

Dixon Entrance

Hydrographic

Coastal

1909

Learmonth ?

Egeria

 

Hydrographic

Coastal

1909

H.D. Parizeau

Shore Party

Entrance to Skeena River

Hydrographic

Inshore

1910

J.F. Parry

Egeria

 

Hydrographic

Coastal

1910

L.Cdr. P.C.Musgrave

Lillooet

Dixon Entrance & Prince Pupert

Hydrographic

Coastal

1911

L.Cdr. P.C.Musgrave

Lillooet

Hecate Strait

Hydrographic

 

1911

L.R. Davies

Shore Party

Hecate Str.,  Pacofi

Hydrographic

Inshore

1912

L.Cdr. P.C.Musgrave

Lillooet

Ocean Falls & Observatory Inlet

Hydrographic

Coastal

1912

L.R. Davies

Shore Party

Hecate Str., Pacofi & Otard Bay

Hydrographic

Inshore

1912

L.Cdr. P.C.Musgrave

Shore Party

Port Alberni   (Nov/Dec)

Hydrographic

Harbour

1913

L.Cdr. P.C.Musgrave

Lillooet

Ocean Falls & Observaory Inlet

Hydrographic

 

1913

L.R. Davies

Shore Party

Port Alberni   (early in season)

Hydrographic

Harbour

1914

L.Cdr. P.C.Musgrave

Lillooet

Ocean Falls & Observatory Inlet

Hydrographic

 

1914

Cdr. J.H. Knight

Naden

DeHorsey Isl  & Skeena River

Hydrographic

Coastal

1914

L.R. Davies

Naden

DeHorsey Isl & Surf Inlet

Hydrographic

Coastal

1915

L.Cdr. P.C.Musgrave

Lillooet

Ocean Falls & Observatory Inlet

Hydrographic

 

1916

L.Cdr. P.C.Musgrave

Lillooet

Ocean Falls & Anyox

Hydrographic

 

1917

L.Cdr. P.C.Musgrave

Lillooet

Ocean Falls

Hydrographic

 

1918

L.Cdr. P.C.Musgrave

Shore Party

Esquimalt & Victoria

Hydrographic

 

1919

L.Cdr. P.C.Musgrave

Lillooet

Hecate Strait

Hydrographic

 

1919

J.H. Knight

Shore Party

Esquimalt

Hydrographic

Harbour

1920

H.D. Parizeau

Lillooet

Hecate Strait

Hydrographic

 

1920

Lt. J.H. Knight, RN

Restless

Quatsino Inlet

Hydrographic

Coastal

1921

H.D. Parizeau

Lillooet

Hecate Strait

Hydrographic

 

1921

Lt. J.H. Knight, RN

Restless

Quatsino Inlet

Hydrographic

Coastal

1922

H.D. Parizeau

Lillooet

Hecate Strait

Hydrographic

 

1922

Lt. J.H. Knight, RN

Restless

Johnstone Strait

Hydrographic

 

1923

H.D. Parizeau

Lillooet

Queen Charlotte Sound

Hydrographic

 

1923

Lt. J.H. Knight, RN

Restless

Queen Charlotte Sound

Hydrographic

Off Shore

1924

H.D. Parizeau

Lillooet

Queen Charlotte Sound

Hydrographic

 

1925

H.D. Parizeau

Lillooet

Queen Charlotte Sound

Hydrographic

 

1926

H.D. Parizeau

Lillooet

Queen Charlotte Sound

Hydrographic

 

1927

H.D. Parizeau

Lillooet

Vancouver & Quatsino Sound

Hydrographic

 

1928

H.D. Parizeau

Lillooet

Millbanke Sound

Hydrographic

 

1929

H.D. Parizeau

Lillooet

Victoria & Vancouver

Hydrographic

Harbour

1930

H.D. Parizeau

Lillooet

Vancouver Isl., West Coast

Hydrographic

Coastal

1930

J.H. Knight

Pender

Vancouver Isl., West Coast

Hydrographic

In Shore

1931

H.D. Parizeau

Lillooet

Barkley Sound

Hydrographic

Coastal

1931

J.H. Knight

Pender

Vancouver Isl., West Coast

Hydrographic

In Shore

1932

H.D. Parizeau

Lillooet

Clayoquot Sound

Hydrographic

Coastal

1932

J.H. Knight

Pender

Vancouver Isl., West Coast

Hydrographic

In Shore

1933

H.D. Parizeau

Wm. J. Stewart

 

 

 

1933

J.H. Knight

Pender

Vancouver Isl., West Coast

Hydrographic

In Shore

1934

H.D. Parizeau

Wm. J. Stewart

 

 

 

1934

J.H. Knight

Pender

Vancouver Isl., West Coast

Hydrographic

In Shore

1935

H.D. Parizeau

Wm. J. Stewart

 

 

 

1935

J.H. Knight

Pender

Vancouver Isl., West Coast

Hydrographic

In Shore

1936

H.D. Parizeau

Wm. J. Stewart

 

 

 

1936

J.H. Knight

Pender

Vancouver Isl., West Coast

Hydrographic

In Shore

1937

H.D. Parizeau

Wm. J. Stewart

 

 

 

1937

J.H. Knight

Pender

Rivers Inlet

Hydrographic

In Shore

1938

Cdr. K.H. Knight

Wm. J. Stewart

 

 

 

1938

Walter K. Willis

Pender

Fraser River & Howe Sound

Hydrographic

In Shore

1939

W.K. Willis

Wm. J. Stewart

 

 

 

1939

Robert Bruce Young

Pender

Malaspina Strait

Hydrographic

In Shore

1940

W.K. Willis

Wm. J. Stewart

 

 

 

1940

Robert Bruce Young

Pender

Malaspina Strait

Hydrographic

In Shore

1941

W. K. Willis

Wm. J. Stewart

 

 

 

1941

Robert Bruce Young

Pender

Bella Coola

Hydrographic

In Shore

1942

W. K. Willis

Wm. J. Stewart

 

 

 

1942

Robert Bruce Young, G.W. LaCroix

Pender

Beaver Harb., Deep Bay & Esquimalt Harb.

Hydrographic

Harbour

1943

W.K. Willis

Wm. J. Stewart

 

 

 

1943

G.W. LaCroix ?

Pender ?

 

 

 

1944

W. K. Willis

Wm. J. Stewart

 

 

 

1944

R.B. Young

Pender

Strait of Georgia

Hydrographic

In Shore

1945

W. K. Willis

Wm. J. Stewart

 

 

 

1946

R.B. Young

Wm. J. Stewart

 

 

 

1947

R.B. Young

Wm. J. Stewart

 

 

 

1947

J.A. Brown

Parry

 

 

 

1948

R.B. Young

Wm. J. Stewart

 

 

 

1948

J.A. Brown

Parry

 

 

 

1949

R.B. Young

Wm. J. Stewart

 

 

 

1949

J.A. Brown

Parry

 

 

 

1950

R.B. Young

Wm. J. Stewart

Banks Isl, Queen Charlotte Sound & Strait 

Hydrographic 

Coastal 

1950 R.B. Young Wm. J. Stewart route up to 500 naut miles into the Pacific Depths, Currents & Water Samples Off-shore

1950

J.A. Brown to May  G.W.LaCroix from June

Parry

"Fraser River Estuary Proj" Burrard Inlet

Currents, for sewage disposal from Vancouver 

In Shore 

1950

J.A. Brown

Shore Party

Yukon

Exploratory

Inland

1951

R.B. Young

Wm. J. Stewart

 

 

 

1951

J.A. Brown

Parry

 

 

 

1952

R.B. Young

W.J. Stewart

Kemand, Kitimat, Douglas Ch

Hydrographic

Shipping Route

1952

R.B. Young

W.J. Stewart

Queen Charlotte Ilands

Hydrographic

Coastal

1952

J.A. Brown

Parry

Hoskyn Inlet, east of Quadra Island, Cordero Channel, Loughborough Inlet, BC

Hydrographic

Coastal

1953

G.W. LaCroix

Wm. J. Stewart

Porcher I. northern B.C.
Knight Inlet, E Queen Ch Str
Juskatla Inl, Queen Ch. Isl
Sidney, Nanaimo, Vanc Isl

Hydrographic 

Various 

1953   Marabell Johnstone Strait, between Vancouver Isl & mainland Hydrographic Coastal

1953

S.O. Wigen

Parry

Laredo Sound - Douglas Ch 

Tidal 

Development 

1953 S.O. Wigen Parry Okisollo Ch near Seymour Narrows, Vancouver Isl Tidal and Hydrographic Assorted
1954 G.W. LaCroix Wm. J. Stewart Burrard Inlet, east of Queen Charlotte Sd., Bonilla Isl, east coast Queen Charlotte Islands (Selwyn Inlet) Hydrographic Various
1954   Marabell Johnstone Channel, Khutzemateen Inl. north BC,Trincomali Ch. Strait of Georgia. Burke Channel Hydrographic Various

1954

S.O. Wigen

Parry

Yuculta Rapids, Vancouver, between Butedale & Kitimat 

Tidal and Hydrographic 

Various 

1955

G.W. LaCroix

Wm. J. Stewart

east coast of Moresby I. Queen Charlotte I. Fife Sound, Wells and Catala Pass.

Hydrographic

Various 

 

1955   Marabell Approaches to Allison Hbr, Slingsby Chan, Entrabce to Seymour Inlet Burke Chan. Hydrographic Various

1955

S.O. Wigen

Parry

Sutil Channel,
Bute Inlet
Frederic Arm

Johnstone and Queen Charlotte Strs
Vancouver Hb

Hydrographic

 

Tidal 

Coastlining
Shoals


Currents 

1956

G.W. LaCroix

Wm. J. Stewart

East Coast of Queen Charlotte Ilds into Juan Perez Sd. Also Tribune Channel

Hydrographic 

Coastal 

1956   Marabell Cascade and Roscoe Inlets, North and South Bentinck Arms, Burke and Dean Channels Hydrographic Various

1956

S.O. Wigen

Parry

Mackenzie Sd. Drury Inlet, Sutil Channel

Hydrographic

Inshore 

1956 S.O. Wigen Parry Vancouver Hbr, Johnstone Strait Tidal Current Inshore

1957

G.W. LaCroix

Wm. J. Stewart

Hecate Strait and Queen Charlotte Sound  

Hydrographic  

Offshore
Two-Range Decca  

1957

S.O. Wigen

Parry

 

 

 

1958

G.W. LaCroix

Wm. J. Stewart

Hecate Strait 

Hydrographic 

Offshore (two-range Decca) 

1958

S.O. Wigen

Parry

Ripple Rock demolition, Seymour Narrows 

Tidal, Current 

Coastal 

1958   Marabell Knight Inlet Hydrographic Coastal
1958   Marabell Queen Charlotte Isl (east coast) Hydrographic Coastal
1958   Marabell Vancouver Isl (west coast) Hydrographic Sailing directions

1959

R. Wills

Wm. J. Stewart

Active Pass, BC

Hydrographic 

Inshore 

1959 R. Wills Wm J Stewart Queen Charlotte Sound, BC Hydrographic Offshore, two-range Decca
1959   Marabell between Soudder Pt & Carpnter Bay, Quen Charlotte Island Hydrographic Inshore
1959   Marabell Port Alberni, Vancouver Island Hydrographic Harbour
1959   Marabell Seymour, Belize and Nugent Inlets Hydrographic Start made on charting
           

1959

W.S. Huggett

Parry

 

 

 

1960

R. Wills

Wm. J. Stewart

 

 

 

1960

W.S. Huggett

Parry

 

 

 

1961

J.A. Brown

Shore Party

South of Revelstoke

Reconnaissance

Inland

1961

W.S. Huggett

Parry

 

 

 

1962

W.S. Huggett

Parry

 

 

 

1962   CSL Owl Kootenay Lake BC Hydrographic Standard
1962   Wm J Stewart Hecate Strait Hydrographic Offshore
1962   Wm J Stewart Harriet Harbour, Copper Bay on east coast of Queen Charlotte Islands Hydrographic Harbour, Inshore
1962   Marabell Gulf Islands and channels off Portland Inlet Hydrographic Coastal
1962   CSL Curlew Chemainus area BC Hydrographic Coastal
1963   Wm J Stewart Hecate Strait Hydrographic  
1963   Wm J Stewart Vancouver area    
1963   Marabell Vancouver to Observatory Inlet, north of Prince Rupert   Various
1963   Parry Kyuquot, Vancouver Isl Hydrographic  
1963   CHL Owl Gulf Islands, Strait of Georgia Hydrographic Coastal

1964

R.W. Sandilands

CHL Owl

Trial Island to Cadboro Bay

Hydrographic

Coastal

1964

C.G. McIntosh

Wm J Stewart

Vancouver to Port Moody

Hydrographic

Harbour

1964

C.G. McIntosh

Wm J Stewart

Dixon Entrance

Hydrographic

Off Shore

1964

C.G. McIntosh

Wm J Stewart

Kunghit Island

Hydrographic

Off Shore

1964

C.G. McIntosh

Wm J Stewart

Hecate Strait

Triangulation

Coastal

1964

C.G. McIntosh

Wm J Stewart

Juan de Fuca Strait

Triangulation

Coastal

1964

B.R. Russell

Marabell

Pedder Bay

Hydrtographic

Inland

1964

B.R. Russell

Marabell

Port Alberni

Revisory

Harbour

1964

B.R. Russell

Marabell

Quatsino Sound

Hydrographic

Coastal

1964

B.R. Russell

Marabell

Nass Bay

Hydrographic

Coastal

1964

B.R. Russell

Marabell

Gulf Islands

Hydrographic

Coastal

1964   Parry Stuart Narrows, Winter Harbour, Forward Inlet   Current Surveys
1964   Whitethroat Juan de Fuca Strait   Current Survey

1965

C.G. McIntosh

Marabell

Ballenas Island, Strait of Georgia

Hydrographic

RCN requirement, Standard and Range Line

1965

C.G. McIntosh

Marabell

East Point, Saturna Island, Strait of Georgia

Hydrographic

Coastal

1965

C.G. McIntosh

Marabell

Granby Bay (Observatory Inlet)

Hydrographic

Coastal

1965

C.G. McIntosh

Marabell

Trial Isl. to Cadboro Bay, Vancouver Island

Hydrographic

Coastal

1965

C.G. McIntosh

Marabell

Quatsino Sound Approaches, Vancouver Isl

Hydrographic

RCN requirement

1965   Marabell Observatory Inlet, northern BC Hydrographic Standard

1965

R. Wills

Wm J Stewart

William Head to Otter Pt., Juan de Fuca Strait

Hydrographic

Off Shore

1965

R. Wills

Wm J Stewart

Edye Pass to Bell Pass (Hecate Strait)

Hydrographic

Coastal

1965

R. Wills

Wm J Stewart

Gabriela Passage to Nanoose Harbour, Strait of Georgia

Hydrographic

Coastal

           

1966

R. Wills

Wm J Stewart

Edye Pass to Bell Pass

Hydrographic

Coastal

1966

R. Wills

Wm J Stewart

Strait of Georgia, (Gabriola Passage to Nanoose Harbour)

Hydrographic

Coastal

1966

R.Wills

Wm J Stewart

Burrard Inlet Approaches

Hydrographic

Coastal

1966 R. Wills Wm J Stewart Chatham Sound Hydrographic Coastal

1966

J.E.V. Goodwill

Marabell

Menzies Bay

Harbour

Coastal

1966

J.E.V. Goodwill

Marabell

Uchucklesit Inlet

Hydrographic (RCN requirement)

Coastal

1966

J.E.V. Goodwill

Marabell

Neroutsos Inlet

Hydrographic (RCN requirement)

Coastal

1966

J.E.V. Goodwill

Marabell

Portland Inlet

Hydrographic

Coastal

1966

J.E.V. Goodwill

Marabell

Observatory Inlet

Revisory

Coastal

1966

J.E.V. Goodwill

Marabell

Prideaux Haven

Reconnaissance

Coastal

1967

B.M. Lusk

Shore Party  CHL‘Goose’

Sooke Hbr & Approaches

Hydrographic

Harbour

1967

R.W. Sandilands

Wm J Stewart

Approaches to Burrard Inlet , BC

Hydrographic

Coastal

1967

R.W. Sandilands

Wm J Stewart

Prince Rupert , BC

Hydrographic

Control

1967

R.W. Sandilands

Wm J Stewart

Chatham Sound , BC

Hydrographic

Coastal

1967

J.E.V. Goodwill

Marabell

Approaches to Nanaimo, BC

Hydrographic

Harbour Approaches

1967

J.E.V. Goodwill

Marabell

Meyers Passage, BC

Hydrographic

Coastal, Survey for RCN

1967

J.E.V. Goodwill

Marabell

Portland Inlet & Approaches BC

Hydrographic

Coastal

1967

J.E.V. Goodwill

Marabell

Gold River, Muchalat Inlet, BC

Hydrographic

Harbour and dock area

1967

J.E.V. Goodwill

Marabell

Seymour & Belize Inlets , BC

Hydrographic

Control

1967

J.E.V. Goodwill

Marabell

Prideaux Haven , BC

Hydrographic

Waterfront

1967 T.D.W. McCulloch Richardson southern BC Revisory Coastal

1968

G.E. Richardson

Shore Party

Stuart Lake, BC

Hydrographic

Small Craft

1968

R.W. Sandilands

Wm J Stewart

Active Pass to Burrard Inlet , BC

Hydrographic

Coastal

1968

R.W. Sandilands

Wm J Stewart

Prince Rupert , BC

Hydrographic

Harbour

1968

R.W. Sandilands

Wm J Stewart

Chatham Sound , BC

Hydrographic

Coastal

1968

J.E.V. Goodwill

Marabell

Departure Bay , Vancouver I. , BC

Revisory

Harbour

1968

J.E.V. Goodwill

Marabell

Mast Lt, Northwest Bay , Vanc I

Hydrographic

Control

1968

J.E.V. Goodwill

Marabell

Comox Hbr, Vancouver I, BC

Revisory

Harbour

1968

J.E.V. Goodwill

Marabell

Haddington Isl Light, Vanc. I

Hydrographic

Control

1968

J.E.V. Goodwill

Marabell

Troup Passage , BC

Hydrographic

Coastal

1968

J.E.V. Goodwill

Marabell

Vancouver Harbour , BC

Revisory

Harbour

1968

J.E.V. Goodwill

Marabell

Spiller Channel, BC

Hydrographic

Coastal

1968

J.E.V. Goodwill

Marabell

Seymour Narrows Powerline , BC

Hydrographic

Control

1968

J.E.V. Goodwill

Marabell

Knox Bay & Mayne Passage , BC

Hydrographic

Control

1969 R.W. Sandilands W.J. Stewart Strait of Georgia, northern end, BC  Hydrographic Coastal
1969 R.W. Sandilands W.J. Stewart Venn Passage, Prince Rupert Harbour, Chatham Sound Hydrographic Coastal, Harbour
1969 J.E.V. Goodwill Marabell Comox Harbour and Approaches Hydrographic Harbour, Coastal
1969 J.E.V. Goodwill Marabell Meyers Narrows Hydrographic Coastal
1969 J.E.V. Goodwill Marabell Chatham Sound, Big Bay to Port Simpson Hydrographic Coastal
1969 J.E.V. Goodwill Marabell Sector Range lights, Helmcken Island area, Johnstone Strait Range light readjustment for Dept of Transport
1969 J.E.V. Goodwill Marabell Reef off Davis Point, Nodales Channel Hydrographic Shoal exam
1969 G.E. Richardson CSL Revisor Vancouver Harb, the Gulf Islands andfrom Campbell Isl southward Hydrographic Revisory Various 
1970 J.E.V. Goodwill W.J. Stewart Strait of Georgia Hydrographic Coastal
1970 J.E.V. Goodwill W.J.Stewart Dixon Entrance (Dundas Island) Hydrographic Coastal
1970 J.E.V. Goodwill W.J. Stewart Chatham Sound, Big Bay to Port Simpson Hydrographic Coastal
1970 J.E.V. Goodwill W.J. Stewart Gray Point and Spring Island Loran Sites Positioning of Loran sites Control Survey
1970 T.B. Smith CSS Baffin from Victoria to Beaufort Sea Various bathymetric and geophysical surveys
1970 B.M. Lusk CSL Revisor West Coast, Fraser River, Jervis and Bute Inlets, Vancouver Island, Discovery Passage, Vancouver,Victoria Harbour Revisory, Hydrographic All required types
           
           
           
1973 R.W. Sandilands Pariseau Queen Charlotte Ilands to beyond continetal slope Natural Resources gravity, magnetic, seismic and bathymetry
1973 C.G. McIntosh W.J. Stewart Howe Sound (Shoal Channel & approaches to Squamish), Strait of Georgia, Malaspina Strait, approaches to Skeena River Hydrographic Conventional Hydrographic
1973 J.B. Larkin CHL Tern Esquimalt Harbour Hydrographic Harbour, Approaches, Shoals
1973 J.B. Larkin CHL Tern Haro Strait Hydrographic Inshore, wharf plans
1973 A.D. O'Connor Richardson and CSL Revisor Various locations on the BC coast and Queen Charlotte Islands Hydrographic Revisory
1973 A.D. O'Connor CHL Crane Shuswap Lake, NE of Vancouver Hydrographic Revisory
1973 A.D. O'Connor Richardson and CSL Revisor Patricia Bay, Vancouver Island Hydrographic Large scale, inshore