George S. Pearson

M.V. George S. Pearson
Previous Name Wollochet (1925-?)
Fox Island (?-1955)
Place Built Gig Harbour, Washington
Year Built 1925
Retired from BC Ferries 1966
At Retirement:
Vehicle Capacity 18
Passenger Capacity 134
Length 90.6 ft.
Gross Tons 177
Horsepower 220

Special Notes:

Origin of the Names:

What happened to the George S. Pearson?

Works Cited & Sources:

Bannerman, Gary and Patricia. The Ships of British Columbia. Surrey: Hancock House Publishers, 1985.

Griffiths, Garth, and H.L. Cadieux. Dogwood Fleet. Nanaimo: Cadieux and Griffiths, 1967.

Kline, M.S. and G.A. Bayless. Ferryboats - A Legend on Puget Sound. Seattle: Bayless Books, 1983.

Turner, Robert D. The Pacific Princesses. Victoria: Sono Nis Press, 1977

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