Valencia



DescriptionShortly before midnight on 22 January 1906, she struck a reef near Pachena Point on the southwest coast of Vancouver Island and sank. Estimates of the number of people killed vary widely. Some sources list it at 117; others claim it was as high as 181. According to the federal report, the official death toll was 136. 37 men survived, but every woman and child aboard was lost.
Year1906
Nationaliy of ShipUnited States
Lives Lost149
Peacetime or WartimePeacetime
Link to Wikipedia (Shipwreck / Event / Region)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SS_Valencia