Shipwreck Icon West Coast TrailMore Shipwrecks of British Columbia by Fred Rogers follows his first book Shipwrecks of British Columbia. Taken together, these books cover a staggering number of shipwrecks all around Vancouver Island. What sets these two books apart from all other West Coast Trail shipwreck books is that Rogers is a wreck diver and has inspected up close, hundreds of shipwrecks, including many along the West Coast Trail.

West Coast Trail Shipwrecks

 Shipwreck on the West Coast TrailAlaskan at 4k Shipwreck on the West Coast TrailSoquel at 5k Shipwreck on the West Coast TrailSarah at 7k Shipwreck on the West Coast TrailBecherdass-Ambiadass at 8k Shipwreck on the West Coast TrailMichigan at 12k Shipwreck on the West Coast TrailUzbekistan at 13.8k Shipwreck on the West Coast TrailVarsity at 17.6k Shipwreck on the West Coast TrailValencia at 18.3k Shipwreck on the West Coast TrailJanet Cowan at 19k Shipwreck on the West Coast TrailRobert Lewers at 20k Shipwreck on the West Coast TrailWoodside at 20.2k Shipwreck on the West Coast TrailUncle John at 26.2k Shipwreck on the West Coast TrailVesta at 29k Shipwreck on the West Coast TrailRaita at 33k Shipwreck on the West Coast TrailSkagit at 34.2k Shipwreck on the West Coast TrailSanta Rita at 37k Shipwreck on the West Coast TrailDare at 39k Shipwreck on the West Coast TrailLizzie Marshall at 47k Shipwreck on the West Coast TrailPuritan at 48.5k Shipwreck on the West Coast TrailWempe Brothers at 49.4k Shipwreck on the West Coast TrailDuchess of Argyle at 58k Shipwreck on the West Coast TrailJohn Marshall at 62.3k Shipwreck on the West Coast TrailWilliam Tell at 64.2 Shipwreck on the West Coast TrailRevere at 69k Shipwreck on the West Coast TrailCyrus at 75k

West Coast Trail Campsites

Pachena Bay Campground West Coast Trail CampsitesMichigan Creek at 12k West Coast Trail CampsitesDarling River at 14k West Coast Trail CampsitesOrange Juice Creek at 15k West Coast Trail CampsitesTsocowis Creek at 16.5k West Coast Trail CampsitesKlanawa River at 23k West Coast Trail CampsitesTsusiat Falls at 25k West Coast Trail CampsitesCribs Creek at 42k West Coast Trail CampsitesCarmanah Creek at 46k West Coast Trail CampsitesBonilla Creek at 48k West Coast Trail CampsitesWalbran Creek at 53k West Coast Trail CampsitesCullite Cove at 58k West Coast Trail CampsitesCamper Bay at 62k Thrasher Cove - West Coast Trail CampsitesThrasher Cove at 70k Pacheedaht Campground

The West Coast Trail related shipwrecks covered in More Shipwrecks of British Columbia are the Schooner D.L. Clinch which wrecked near Port San Juan(port Renfew) during the great storm on November 10, 1860. This was the huge storm that also wrecked the John Marshall, the Dance, the Morning Star, the Pinmore and the Florencia. These wrecks are also covered in the book in great detail. More West Coast Trail shipwrecks include the William Tell in 1865, the Revere in 1883, the Belvidere in 1886, the Sarah in 1891, the Puritan in 1896, the Robert Lewers in 1923, and the Varsity in 1940. Unfortunately, Rogers doesn't have any diving details to go along with these wrecks. As he points out at the start of the section of the book on the wrecks around the West Coast Trail, the wrecks have largely disintegrated due to the relentless pounding of waves. So, there is not a whole lot to see and diving to see them is difficult and dangerous even in nice weather and calm seas. In his previous book, Shipwrecks of British Columbia he dives several West Coast Trail shipwrecks and the details are fascinating. What makes Shipwrecks of British Columbia and More Shipwrecks of British Columbia such amazing books is because of the comprehensive list of shipwrecks and the very well researched details on how they got there. More Shipwrecks of British Columbia also comes with a fold out map that shows hundreds of shipwrecks around Vancouver Island. When you look at the map you quickly realize the tremendous scale of what these two books cover. The fact the he managed to detail so many on a map and research the history of hundreds of wrecks is amazing. You can find Shipwrecks of British Columbia and More Shipwrecks of British Columbia at most online used book shops as well as

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