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James C. Peters fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1852-1879

The fonds consists of diaries, journals, notes and log books, all written by Peters except the log of the vessel Earl Grey. The voyages of the Sarah and the Queen of the Seas are detailed. One notebook is of correspondence from Peters on the Esk to the Barque Valparaiso. The log of the Earl Grey is written by Master John Sharp, detailing voyage from Liverpool to Valparaiso. Fonds includes letters to Peters from the Commander-in-Chief, India and from the Collector of Customs, Kurachee (Karachi). Fonds also includes charts of Indian Ocean, China, Africa, lighthouses in the British Isles, English Channel, Bay of Bristol and South America as well as Board of Trade wind charts. Also included is a plan of the Queen of the Seas, maps of England and Ireland, and an oil painting of the Queen of the Seas.

Peters, James Carter

Robert Sutcliffe collection

  • Fonds
  • [19--?]

The collection consists of photographs and prints of sailing ships of the 19th and early 20th century.

A.F. Christoffersen fonds

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1960]

The fonds consists of plans of a towing vessel, the SS Canora and the MV Galena Bay, photographs of a wide variety of ships and two charts.

Christoffersen, A.F.

G.R. Newell fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1891-1963

The fonds consists of log books of the following vessels: Island Commander (1943), Forest Friend (1920-1923), and the sealing schooner. Viva (894). Fonds includes registers of Port of Victoria warden fees (1901-1947), agreement and account of crew of foreign-going ship Dorasieward (1891) and a dossier of G. R. Newell's survey of the Nancy Dee (1962-1963), which includes correspondence, notes, and sixteen photographs. Fonds includes a drawing of the HMY Britannia.

Newell, G.R.

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.

Redvers E. Smith collection

  • Fonds
  • [19--]

The collection consists of photographs of the S.F. Tolmie, Indo-China Steam Navigation and Navy photographs. Collection includes prints of vintage sea vessels, including the S.S. Beaver and German sailing ships ca. 19th century.

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.

W.C. Duncan fonds

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1910-1930]

The fonds consists of photographs and postcards of steamships, sealing schooners, the Empress Line and other vessels as well as Vancouver and Victoria harbours, many photographs taken by "Trio". Fonds includes CPR wharf passes and an invitation to RMS Empress of Russia, 1913.

Duncan, W.C.

George E. Barnes fonds

  • CA MMB 1395
  • Fonds
  • [189-?]

The fonds consists of correspondence from Rear-Admiral H.F. Stephenson (Royal Navy Pacific Station) to Lt. Col. G.A.L. Rawstorne relating to mine recommendations by the Admiralty and a reply containing a detailed report and chart with sections contributed by Captain G.E. Barnes. Chart is of the mouth of Esquimalt Harbour. Fonds includes Barnes' photographs of Victoria and Esquimalt are and a mock battle in Beacon Hill Park (Victoria).

Barnes, George E.

E.W. Izard fonds

  • CA MMB 984.6.1-8
  • Fonds
  • 1961-[ca. 1965]

The fonds consists of correspondence from J.S. Marshall and Company (private researchers) requesting historical information on Yarrows Ltd., carbon copy replies from Izard and Izard's notes on the topic. Fonds includes draft of manuscript "History Project - Yarrows A", with amendments and annotations by E.W. Izard.

Izard, E.W. (Edward Whittaker), b. 1888

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)

Douglas McNaughton Gosse fonds

  • CA MMB 986.36.1-18
  • Fonds
  • 1922-1959

The fonds consists of official papers and letters of recommendation for Captain Gosse's marine career on the CGS Estevan and for the Canadian Pacific.

Gosse, Douglas McNaughton

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.

Lorne Yorke fonds

  • CA MMB 987.24.1
  • Fonds
  • 1964

The fonds consists of the pilot house log for the vessel Lorne Yorke (1964), noting arrivals and departures of crew and cargo loaded and unloaded.

Lorne Yorke (Ship)

Eric Leslie Hammer fonds

  • CA MMB 988.179.2-3;988.180
  • Fonds
  • 1937-1977

The fonds consists of certificates of discharge, certificate of marriage, awards, television script ("Empress Incident"), photographs of ships and people, video recording of film footage (1939-1941) from the Empress of Russia troop carrier with views of New Zealand, Australia and India, and ephemera relating to Empress liners.

Hammer, Eric Leslie, 1917-

Crocker family fonds

  • CA MMB 988.63.4-10,11-13,15
  • Fonds
  • 1920-1987

The fonds consists of educational and professional certificates of A.H. Crocker, notes of A.H. and Frank Crocker, and reference material relating to Canadian Pacific ships.

Crocker (family)

Canadian Pacific Navigation Company fonds

  • CA MMB L1017
  • Fonds
  • 1891-1892

The fonds consists of the log book of a vessel of the Canadian Pacific Navigation Company, probably the SS Charmer (1891-1892).

Canadian Pacific Navigation Company

J.M. Newcombe fonds

  • CA MMB L1130
  • Fonds
  • [ca 1910-1914]

The fonds consists of photographs of dredges, tugs and ships, with some notes. Fonds includes correspondence and invoices (1913-1914) regarding the dredge Ajax.

Newcombe, J.M.

E.G. Beaumont fonds

  • CA MMB L1131a-p
  • Fonds
  • 1926-1962

The fonds consists of logbooks of the motor yacht Discovery Isle written by Captain Beaumont and a photograph of the yacht.

Beaumont, Ernest Godfrey, 1876-1967

B. Harrison collection

  • CA MMB L1199;L1200
  • Fonds
  • 1932-1935

The collection consists of engine log book for Curtiss Challenger (1933-1935) and log book for the flying boat Detroit Sea Rover E-2 (1932-1935).

L.B. Hampton fonds

  • CA MMB L1694
  • Fonds
  • 1940

The fonds consists of the engineering log book for the vessel the Salvage King en route Victoria to Liverpool, England.

Hampton, L.B.

H.E. Beckwith fonds

  • CA MMB L1778
  • Fonds
  • 1871-1875

The fonds consists of account books of the costs of building the vessel Herman which was used to service the Race Rocks Lighthouse and includes the loss and recovery of the Herman from Tacoma Mill, Puget Sound, 1873.

Beckwith, H.E.

Edward William Finch-Noyes fonds

  • CA MMB L1893.1-2;L1895;L4269
  • Fonds
  • 1916-1959

The fonds consists of photographs of HMC ships as well as photographs of James Cook, W.B. Holmes, SS Weser, and HMS Victory guns; model plans for the Cutty Sark (1959); and, letter and newsclippings relating to the Grisle in 1916.

Finch-Noyes, Edward William, 1909-

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