Fonds L979.12;P5050;P5100;P5221 - H.L. Cadieux fonds

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H.L. Cadieux fonds

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CA MMB L979.12;P5050;P5100;P5221

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  • [ca. 1947-1975] (Creation)
    Cadieux, Hubert Lindsay, d. 1980

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1 v.;5 photographs;37 slides

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Hubert Cadieux of Lantzville, B.C., was a professional seaman who served with the Royal Canadian Navy before and during World War II. After the war, Cadieux settled on Vancouver Island where he served with the B.C. Ferry Authority and Northland Navigation Ltd. He also operated a boat charter company in Nanaimo. In 1965, Cadieux was training officer for the Nanaimo Power Squadron and in 1966 he taught a navigational course to Nanaimo fishermen. In 1967, he coauthored "Dogwood Fleet", a history of the B.C. Ferry Authority. He also served as curator of the B.C. Maritime Museum at Esquimalt between 1955 and 1957 and was active in the World Ship Society, acting as custodian of its photograph collection. Cadieux died on December 31, 1980.

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The fonds consists of a volume containing a hand-illustrated listing of funnel markings of B.C. Coastal shipping companies, photographs of the whaling industry in B.C., and slides of a variety of yachts and vessels. Fonds includes charts of Sandwich Island and San Francisco Bay.

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BCAUL control number: MMB-2334

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