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Chehalis Cross

Photo Credit: Jarmila Stokova

Address

Stanley Park, drive West of Brockton Point

Neighbourhood

Stanley Park

Type

Other

Significance

O

Description

This monument was erected at Brockton Point in 1906 to commemorate the 8 lives lost when the Chehalis sank off the point on July 21, 1906. This boat was a tugboat of the Union Steamship Line and was sunk by the Princess Victoria when it collided with the smaller boat.

Source

History of Vancouver website, Stanley Park National Historic Site Commemorative Intergrity Statement 2002