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Maritime Museum of British Columbia chart collection

  • Fonds
  • 1775-1985

The collection consists of nautical charts created by over forty institutions, including the Canadian Hydrographic Service, the Admiralty Hydrographic Office, the U.S. Navy Hydrographic Office, the Danish Hydrographic Office, the London Board of Trade and the British East Indian Company. The largest number focus on waters around British Columbia, along with a number of surveys charting the coast of Alaska. The collection also includes charts, including Admiralty charts, of water of the United States, Europe, Africa, and Australia and New Zealand. The collection also contains LORAN charts, meteorological charts, fleet reviews and shipwreck charts.

R.A. Greene collection

  • Fonds
  • [19--]

The collection consists of ship's log of the Tug C.N. No. 2 and Barge No. 109 and timebooks and plans of the SS Canora. Fonds includes photographs of ships, tugs and West Coast scenes.

Maritime Museum of British Columbia photograph collection

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1890]-1995

The collection consists of photographic prints and negatives of maritime activity (predominantly vessels and ships crews) occurring in North America, the largest percentage relating to the West Coast. The collection includes photographs of maritime vessels of World War I and World War II vintage, Royal Navy vessels, and naval officers.

M.V. Sea Lion fonds

  • CA MMB 985.29.2;L984.10.1
  • Fonds
  • 1969-1974

The fonds consists of the engine room logbooks of the MV Sea Lion (1969-1970, 1971, 1974).

Sea Lion (Ship)

Sudbury II fonds

  • CA MMB 986.18.1-9
  • Fonds
  • 1975-1976

The fonds consists of the Chief Engineers log book for the Sudbury II (1975-1976).

Sudbury II (Ship)

Alexander D. Gray fonds

  • CA MMB 987.16.1-7,10-28,89-90
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1950-1980]

The fonds consists chiefly of records concerning Mr. Gray and his correspondence with Island Tug and Barge and Seaspan Ltd. Fonds includes slides of tugs, freighters, ships, and harbours.

Gray, Alexander D.

Westwhale No. 6 fonds

  • CA MMB L3399a-c
  • Fonds
  • 1961-1963

The fonds consists of two log books from the Westwhale No. 6 detailing whale catches (1962-1963) and an engine log book (1961-1962).

Westwhale No. 6 (Ship)

Henry Wentworth Mist fonds

  • CA MMB L61;L62
  • Fonds
  • 1855-1872

The fonds consists of Captain Mist's personal log of the HMS Sparrowhawk, 1868-1872, including correspondence to Admiralty as well as testimonials by native Indians on the Northwest coast. Fonds includes log of the HMS Havannah (1855-1859) in the Pacific Station. Mist was aboard as a Lieutenant.

Mist, Henry Wentworth

Hans Blakstad fonds

  • CA MMB L752
  • Fonds
  • 1899

The fonds consists of the log of Hans Blakstad detailing the voyage of the sealing schooner City of San Diego (July, 1899 to October, 1899) from Victoria, B.C., to the North Pacific and return.

Blakstad, Hans

Island Tug and Barge Ltd. fonds

  • CA MMB L980.29.2-6
  • Fonds
  • 1955-1965

The fonds consists of records detailing specific salvage operations, including contracts, salvage reports and photographs.

Island Tug and Barge

H. Deacon fonds

  • CA MMB P4375-76;P4512a-o
  • Fonds
  • 1927-1929

The fonds consists of photographs of whaling operations from whaling vessels Black, Brown, and White. Fonds includes a photograph of CGS Newington. All photographs were taken by H. Deacon.

Deacon, H.