George Vancouver

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English navigator remembered for his exploration of the Pacific coast of North America (1757-1798)


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At a stop in the Hawaiian Islands, Frances Barkley took on Winee as her personal maid, making this indigenous Hawaiian the first non-white woman and also the first indigenous Hawaiian person known to have visited the future British Columbia, five years earlier than the two young women rescued by Captain Vancouver.
But by the time Captain Vancouver arrived in 1794, the glacier had retreated enough that he could chart the beginnings of a bay, and since then Glacier Bay has grown into a long fjord reaching the Canadian border.
But mostly, though, like Captain Vancouver, you'll feel Hood Canal in your soul.