Simoom Sound

Feature Type:Steamer Landing - A scheduled steamer landing, with or without a population
Status:
Relative Location: E side Wishart Peninsula, just SE of entrance to Kingcome Inlet, Range 1 Coast Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°50'10''N, 126°30'05''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD27
NTS Map: 92L/15

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted in the 1966 BC Gazetteer, as identified in USS and NN timetables. Rescinded 25 November 1970.

Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office

Located at SE 1/4 Lot 761 on the Wishart Peninsula, adjacent to the post office. Some time before 28 June 1943 the post office was moved to Gilford Island; the Union Steamship Company then the Northland Navigation Company continued to provide scheduled service to Simoom Sound until 1964, then only by special call until 1969-70.

Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office