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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.J. Bonner fonds

  • CA MMB L981.15.1-5
  • Fonds
  • 1918-1944

The fonds consists of professional certificates; notebooks consisting of written notes, stories, poems, and anecdotes aboard the Empress of Japan; a notebook on the beginning of World War II with engineering notes; engine notebook on SS Scandinavian; photographs of the Empress of Japan; and, ephemera.

Bonner, Clarence John Earnell, b. 1896

Charles B. Hill-Tout fonds

  • CA MMB P1250
  • Fonds
  • 1913-1914

The fonds consists of photographs of the Victoria and Esquimalt area with an emphasis on naval ships and merchant shipping.

Hill-Tout, Charles Buckland

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

D.L. Raymond and E.L. Raymond fonds

  • CA MMB L981.88.1-6;P981.59.2
  • Fonds
  • 1883-1954

The fonds consists of journal of D.L. Raymond as midshipman serving on the HMS Malaya, including photographs (1922-1924); indenture and certificate of competency of E.L. Raymond; a guest book register from the HMCS Ontario (1953-1954); and photographs of naval ceremonies in Australia and New Zealand and of other naval activities.

Raymond, D.L.

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

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. Gerrard fonds

  • Fonds
  • [19--]

The fonds consists of photographs largely of Canadian Pacific ships and clippings and ephemera relating to Canadian Pacific maritime activities.

Gerrard, 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

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-

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.

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

Josiah F. Gosse fonds

  • CA MMB L378;L836
  • Fonds
  • 1898-1900

The fonds consists of partial log book from the SS Tees (1899-1900), signed by J. Gosse as master, and account ledger for payment of crew and outfitting of hunters for the sealing schooner Otto for 1898.

Gosse, Josiah F.

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.

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)

M.V. Vanlene fonds

  • CA MMB L979.123;988.143.1
  • Fonds
  • 1960-1972

The fonds consists of telegrams of the MV Vanlene (1970-1971), mainly instructions from the master of the vessel, and ship's papers concerning Vancouver-Japan-Vancouver-Panama voyage, cargo holds, crew lists, accounts, etc.

Vanlene (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)

Timothy Burt fonds

  • CA MMB L3665-66
  • Fonds
  • 1959-1961

The fonds consists of Burt's Seaman's record book and certificates, including certificates of discharge. Fonds includes menus from various U.K. oceanliners.

Burt, Timothy P.A., 1942-

Bullen family fonds

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1880-1913]

The fonds consists of photographs of salvage operations (1906-1910) carried out by the Bullen Dockyard (B.C. Marine Railway Company), of the first vessels salvaged by Yarrows Limited, of other ships and salvage vessels, of Admiral Sir John E. Commerell, and of the SS Princess Louise on the Fraser River (1899).

Bullen (family)

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.

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 Pacific Railway Company fonds

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1891-19--?]

The fonds consists of plans of the Empresses of Japan, China and India, watercolour painting of SS Amur, and photographs of Canadian Pacific ships.

Canadian Pacific Railway Company

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)

Edward Peter De Cunha fonds

  • CA MMB P988.138.1
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1940-1970]

The fonds consists of certificates, operator's licences, cards of merchant navy defence courses taken, letters of reference and general correspondence relating to shipping. Two folders include maps of Thames River and Rotterdam Harbour with Port Authority notes. Fonds includes de Cunha's file relating to meteorology, printed material and photographs of Cunha's personal life and marine career.

De Cunha, Edward Peter, 1922-

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.

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