Royal Roads

Royal Roads (HM1DT4)

Location: Victoria, BC V9C 1H9 Capital
Country: Canada
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N 48° 25.773', W 123° 27.513'

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To seaward lies an anchorage or roadstead first used in 1790 by the Spanish and named in 1846 for its location between Albert Head and Victoria. Unloading place for large vessels serving Victoria in days of sail, it was once a scene of disaster. On April 1, 1883, a southeasterly gale swept the haven, beaching the ships Southern Chief, Gettysburg, Connaught, and Tiger.
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HM NumberHM1DT4
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Year Placed1972
Placed ByThermopylae Club
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 18th, 2014 at 12:38pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10U E 466079 N 5364146
Decimal Degrees48.42955000, -123.45855000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 48° 25.773', W 123° 27.513'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds48° 25' 46.38" N, 123° 27' 30.78" W
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Area Code(s)412
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2978-3308 Ocean Blvd, Victoria BC V9C 1H9, CA
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