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Lynn J. Salmon

Lynn J. Salmon has written extensively on the marine history of BC and her articles have appeared in publications including Western Mariner and the Times Colonist. She worked as collections manager for eight years at the Maritime Museum of British Columbia and recently concluded a fifteen-year career as a radio officer with the Canadian Coast Guard. She is senior editor of the Nauticapedia Project. She lives in Courtenay, BC.


Around the World in a Dugout Canoe: The Untold Story of Captain John Voss and the Tilikum
978-1-55017-879-1 · 1-55017-879-2 · September 2019 · Hardback
CAD$29.95 · USD$29.95

The first independent account of the remarkable voyage of the Tilikum.

Anticipating fame and wealth, Captain John Voss set out from Victoria, BC, in 1901, seeking to claim the world record for the smallest vessel ever to circumnavigate the globe. For the journey, he procured an authentic dugout cedar canoe from an Indigenous village on the east coast of Vancouver Island.