Posts Tagged ‘Abandoned Vessel’

SS Beaver Upright 120 Feet Down

May 15th, 2014 No comments

The SS Beaver (1966) a replica of the first steamship on Canada’s western coast rolled over and sank while moored in Cowichan Bay May 7th 2014 at around 8:30pm. Initially estimated to be in 60 to 80 feet of water some speculated that it was laying on it’s side on the bottom. Today we can […]

Beaver on the Bottom

May 7th, 2014 3 comments

The replica of the SS Beaver which has been tied up in Cowichan bay since last June,  rolled over and sank Wednesday (May 7th 2014) evening at around 8:30pm. It is currently estimated to be in 60 to 80 feet of water. Nothing much visible above the water, it is speculated that it’s laying on […]

SS Beaver – Listing slightly to Port – Doors Left Open

June 27th, 2013 1 comment

Dominion replacement SS Beaver, lately put out in our Bay at anchor, appears to be developing a slight list to port. Photographs taken the day of it’s arrival show it leaned a touch to it’s port side, however today the list seems to have undergone a slight increase. Furthermore, As of Sunday June 30, the […]

SS Beaver Won’t be going to Mexico! Stays in Bay at Anchor!

June 22nd, 2013 4 comments

The replica of the SS Beaver, lately tied alongside the now departed Dominion will not be going to Mexico for scrapping as was first thought. It will remain at anchor in Cowichan Bay for the foreseeable future, keeping station out in the Bay at roughly the same spot where the Dominion once floated. Legal issues […]

The Saga of the Dominion I

January 10th, 2013 No comments

The Dominion I has been a political football in Cowichan Bay since it first arrived in 2007. The story has been a long one. Below is an incomplete chronicle of events, those stories I was able to save from the shambles of  The Current after it suffered a database crash in December of 2012. Since […]