Discovery & Chatham

HMS Discovery & Chatham Becalmed in Rosario Strait - June 9, 1792

  HMS Discovery & Chatham Becalmed in Rosario Strait - June 9, 1792      During the summer of 1792, Captain George Vancouver was moving his two vessels up through northern Puget Sound while conducting his extensive survey of the Northwest coast of America…(continue reading)

H.M. Armed Tender Chatham Entering Cattle Pass - May 18, 1792

 H.M. Armed Tender Chatham Entering Cattle Pass - May 18, 1792               The brig Chatham’s commander, Lieutenant William Broughton, sails her through the pass between San Juan Island and Lopez Island to begin the first written survey…(continue reading)