UCLUELET ( ), district municipality, pop 1,487 (2006), is a commercial fishing and tourist community located in a deep harbour on the west coast of VANCOUVER ISLAND, at the entrance to BARKLEY SOUND in PACIFIC RIM NATIONAL PARK RESERVE. The Ucluelet nation (the word means "people with a safe landing place") are a NUU-CHAH-NULTH group. The first white settler, Capt Charles Stuart, established a store near here in 1860. In 1912–13, a LIGHTHOUSE was built at Amphitrite Pt, site of the tragic...

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