Genichi Kodama

Genichi Kodama

Mentioned in the Kimura memoir in the context of "boats owned by absent owners." Owned “Holly L”, “Sea Luck” and “Point Yoho”
Note: A Genichi Kodama is listed as one of the Japanese-Canadian fishing boat owners whose boat was seized by the Custodian in 1942. His boat was a Seiner called Point Yoho. He address is listed as 213 Dunlevy Avenue, Vancouver, B.C. His boat was sold to Francis Millerd & Co for $805.00 on April 10, 1942. In the 1941 BCYD person directory, there is a Kodama, Genichi listed as a homeowner at 1950 Nelson. His occupation was a manager at T Tamura. In the same year's street directory, the address 213 Dunlevy Avenue is listed as "T Tamura, log exporters," while G Kodama is listed as a homeowner at 1950 Nelson.


Regularized NameGenichi Kodama


Fishing Boat Ledger (1)
Other Archival Files (1)


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