Bowyer Island

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Bowyer Island is a small island in Howe Sound. It is located east of Bowen Island. BC Liberal politician, formerly Attorney-General of British Columbia, Geoff Plant is a seasonal resident.[1]

Bowyer Island was named by Capt. George Henry Richards of the HMS Plumper between 1857-1861, after Rear-Admiral George Bowyer, (1740-1800), commander of the HMS Barfleur during the Glorious First of June[2] (all the names used in Howe Sound are in honour of the battle of the Glorious First of June).[citation needed]

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Coordinates: 49°25′30″N 123°16′0″W / 49.42500°N 123.26667°W / 49.42500; -123.26667