About Goerge VancouverGoerge was born in 1757 and died in 1798in petersham in surrey on the tenth of may.
About Goerge Vancouver sld 2He discovered Vancouver islandand Puget sound. He joined the royal navyat the age of 13 as a seaman and workedhis way up to captain.
About Goerge Vancouver sld 3Vancouver island and cities in Washingtonand in British Columbia, Canada are namedafter him. An incident concerning NootkaSound, off the west coast of VancouverIsland, threatening war between Britianand Spain.
About Goerge Vancouver sld 4Vancouver was ordered there, and he sailedthere in April 1791. He went by way of TheCape of Good Hope, Australia, and NewZealand, after Captian Cooks example. Hemade valuable charts of the coasts of theareas.
About Goerge Vancouver sld 5He reached the Americian content in 1792.Vancouver participated in certain formalitiesinvolving Nootka Sound, and then sailedthrough Juan de Fuca Strait and aroundVancouver Island. He returned to Englandvia Cape Horn in 1795.
Timeline 1He was born 1757 on then 22 of June inKing lynn England. He was named GoergeVancouver.