Lawson Harbour

Lawson Harbour (54˚01'00" 130˚15'00" N end of Lewis I, Arthur Passage, NE side of Porcher I, S of Prince Rupert). A small fishing and logging community flourished at this location after WWI, with a school and a population that peaked at around 40 people. The well-known Swedish boatbuilder Emil Rosang constructed trollers and halibut boats in the harbour in the 1920s and ’30s, working mostly with hand-sawn red and yellow cedar. He also repaired numerous Prince Rupert vessels at his yard. The...

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