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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. 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

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

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

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.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

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.

Gerald A. Rushton fonds

  • CA MMB L445;P3738-3773
  • Fonds
  • 1891-1958

The fonds consists of photographs of Union Steamship vessels, ranging in date from 1891 to 1955 and Union Steamship newsletters (1956-1958).

Rushton, Gerald Arnold

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.

H.L. Cadieux fonds

  • CA MMB L979.12;P5050;P5100;P5221
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1947-1975]

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.

Cadieux, Hubert Lindsay, d. 1980

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.

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

James S. Clark fonds

  • CA MMB L29.1-5
  • Fonds
  • 1882-[ca. 1905]

The fonds consists of plans for a new type of lifeboat (which won the Anthony Pollock Prize, 1900) and for a cargo ship, plans for launching Spanish cruisers (1905), yacht hull plans, principal dimension sheets for 13 ships built by Barrow Shipbuilding Company, and a book of plans of ships built between 1880 and 1905 by Barrow Shipbuilding, Vea Marquia Cadiz, and Mitsabishi Shipbuilding (Japan).

Clark, James Stewart

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.

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