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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.

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.

B.C. Coombe fonds : 1886-1895

  • CA MMB L3653
  • Fonds
  • [Photocopied 198-?]

The fonds consists of a diary of voyages (1886-1895) detailing ships, events, deaths, winds, and weather.

Coombe, B.C.

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).

Burrard Dry Dock fonds

  • CA MMB P3141-59
  • Fonds
  • 1898-1963

The fonds consists of photographs of ships built by the Burrard Dry Dock.

Burrard Dry Dock

C.W. King fonds

  • CA MMB L2792
  • Fonds
  • 1884-1885

The fonds consists of a ledger of the state of ammunition for the years 1884 and 1885, with no locality given. The vessels Rover of the Seas, Satellite, Swiftsure, and Mutine are mentioned frequently.

King, C.W.

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

Canadian Scottish Regimental Museum maritime collection

  • CA MMB 987.7.1-89;987.8.1-24
  • Fonds
  • 1872-1909

The collection consists of 91 volumes of log books of North Pacific sealing vessels detailing crews, seals taken and hunting area; 9 volumes of Entrance and Clearance logs for Burrard Inlet, Nanaimo and Victoria (1872-1889), and other assorted records relating to maritime activities.

Charles Edward Walton fonds

  • CA MMB L2361;L2362
  • Fonds
  • 1850, 1874-1915

The fonds consists of 53 certificates issued to Charles Edward Wilson pertaining to his naval career from indenture to retirement. Fonds also includes indenture certificate to Charles William Walton as apprentice to confectioners, 1850.

Walton, Charles Edward

Charles Grant fonds

  • CA MMB L3237
  • Fonds
  • 1891-1912

The fonds consists of Grant's papers as able seaman and hunter in sealing vessels operating out of Victoria, B.C. Fonds includes items such as wages for seal skins, itemized list of purchases for sealing trips, correspondence, and lists of vessels, position and dates of service.

Grant, Charles

Charles May fonds

  • CA MMB 988.67.1
  • Fonds
  • 1885-1903

The fonds consists of May's certificate of service from 1885 to 1903.

May, Charles, b. 1865

Clifford Fenton fonds

  • CA MMB P988.43.1-18;988.43.19-22
  • Fonds
  • 1939

The fonds consists of photographs of the Royal Visit of 1939 and newsclippings and ephemera relating to the Canadian Pacific ferries and the Royal Visit.

Fenton, Clifford

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)

Dan Frankham fonds

  • CA MMB P979.104-110
  • Fonds
  • 1923, 1979

The fonds consists of photographs of the crossing the line ceremony on the S.F. Tolmie under heavy seas, and other crew in general. Fonds includes certificate to Frankham in the ceremony and a sound recording of an interview with Frankham describing the voyage to Sidney, Australia, in 1922 aboard the S.F. Tolmie.

Frankham, Dan

Donald B. MacPherson fonds

  • CA MMB L982.1.1-9
  • Fonds
  • 1915-1962

The fonds consists of papers including Captain MacPherson's service records as mate and master, letters of reference, and army papers. Fonds includes photographs of tugs, ferries, and Canadian Pacific vessels.

MacPherson, Donald B.

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

E.A. Morris fonds

  • CA MMB L2532
  • Fonds
  • 1877-1892

The fonds consists of a diary detailing Morris' departure from England, voyage across the Atlantic, meeting his brother in New York, the train trip across the continent, the voyage on the SS Otter from Victoria up the coast and his journey to Cassiar.

Morris, E.A.

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

Edwin William Boulton fonds

  • CA MMB 988.140.1-24
  • Fonds
  • 1858-1880

The fonds consists of certificates, appointments and warrants following Boulton's career from Greenwich Hospital School final examination (1858) to his 1880 appointment as additional Engineer HMS Excellent for service in HMS Medway.

Boulton, Edwin William

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-

Frank E. Unwin fonds

  • CA MMB P985.8.1-8
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1950-1970]

The fonds consists of photographs of pilot boats, tugs, the Bounty (replica), log booms, and explosion at Ripple Rocks and ephemera.

Unwin, Frank E.

G.B. Dyne fonds

  • CA MMB L2603
  • Fonds
  • 1887-1891

The fonds consists of steamship certificates and letters of recommendation. Fonds includes a photograph of G.B. Dyne.

Dyne, George Bradley

G.A. Casey fonds

  • CA MMB L373
  • Fonds
  • 1912-1914

The fonds consists of monthly time book (1912-1914) kept by G.A. Casey, Purser for the SS Coquitlam operated by Union Steamship Company of B.C. Ltd.

Casey, G.A.

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.

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