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A.J. Temple fonds

  • CA MMB L1450;P4238-39;P2498a-g
  • Fonds
  • [194-]

The fonds consists of photographs of naval operations during World War II (including the sinking of the German submarine U210 by HMCS Assiniboine) and of the HMCS Donnaconna in Montreal. Fonds includes a programme of a World War II Navy Show produced by the Royal Canadian Naval Volunteer Reserve Special Services.

Temple, A.J.

A.N.C. King fonds

  • CA MMB L1370
  • Fonds
  • 1876-1880

The fonds consists of a journal written by King including remarks on mercantile naval courts, references to mercantile shipping acts, and records of correspondence.

King, A.N.C.

Edmund Rollo Mainguy fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1939-1970

The fonds consists of photographs of Royal Canadian Navy vessels, primarily from World War II, Royal Canadian Navy officers, and HMC ships. Fonds includes ephemera including articles written by fellow naval officers.

Mainguy, Edmund Rollo

G.H. Davidson fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1954

The fonds consists of Commander Davidson's temporary memorandum file, 1954.

Davidson, G.H.

Ivan Day fonds

  • CA MMB L1734-40;P3567-68;P3579-87
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1930-1945]

The fonds consists of documents of German prisoners-of-war (World War II) from the MS Weser captured by the HMCS Prince Robert. Documents include German identification papers, prisoner's autographs with photographs and newsclippings reportings the events surrounding the Weser's capture. Fonds also includes autographs of officers and crew of the German freighter Hermonthis intercepted by the HMCS Prince Henry, as well as a list of Royal Navy and Royal Canadian Navy ships which visited Esquimalt, 1845-1939. Fonds includes photographs of the MS Weser, photographs taken by German prisoners-of-war of views of Colombia, gliders and themselves, and photographs of Esquimalt, HMCS Prince Robert, interned Japanese fishing vessels and the RMS Queen Elizabeth.

Day, Ivan S.

Patrick Willet Brock fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1966-1967

The fonds consists of correspondence, general research notes, and dossiers on individual Royal Navy ships that spent some of their time serving on the Pacific Station. Fonds includes collected photographs of Royal Navy ships and ships' guns.

Brock, Patrick Willet

Royal Canadian Navy fonds

  • CA MMB L3545
  • Fonds
  • 1917-1920

The fonds consists of the coinbook for HMCS Shearwater and HMCS Rainbow as well as shore establishment and submarine depot detailing amounts of monies paid out to each vessel or department.

Canada. Royal Canadian Navy

Royal Canadian Navy Pacific Command fonds

  • CA MMB 986.100-986.113;L238;L552;L984.21.19.1-3;L1225;L1226;L3541;L3544a-d
  • Fonds
  • 1914-1950

The fonds consists of records of telegrams received (1914-1937), one bank account register for HMCS Rainbow (1914-1919), record of Pacific Command ratings (1929-1937), lists of summary ratings and divers (1930s), signal log (1928-1929), and deck logbook of HMCS Armentieres, engine room registers, watchkeeping logs from the HMCS Patricia, and deck logbook (1950) for HMCS Naden.

Canada. Royal Canadian Navy. Pacific Command

Thomas J. Morgan fonds

  • CA MMB L750
  • Fonds
  • 1912

The fonds consists of minutes of meetings of the Committee on Establishment of Permanent and Consumable Stores, March 1912 to May 1912.

Morgan, Thomas J.

Yarrows Limited fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1914-1946

The fonds consists of workbooks and other papers (1929-1942) including those relating to work on the vessels William J. Stewart, Motor Princess, and HMCS Nootka. Fonds also includes alphabetical list of jobs done 1932-1946, estimate workbooks covering years 1914-1944; documents and estimates relating to HMCS Nootka, 1938; blueprint of Esquimalt Harbour (Constance Cove), ca. 1915; and specification sheets. Fonds includes plans for naval vessels (Royal Navy and Royal Canadian Navy), steamers, cruise ships, ferries, barges, lifeboats, and tankers. Fonds includes photographs of Royal Navy and Royal Canadian Navy ships, Yarrows displays and float, visits to the Yard by dignitaries, and designs for certain parts of vessels.

Yarrows Limited

Elsie Josephine Briggs fonds

  • CA EMA V986.2;V988.7
  • Fonds
  • 1887-1924

The fonds consists of photographs of general scenes in Esquimalt (1887-1924) and photographs of Australian, Canadian and British ships and naval men at Esquimalt.

Briggs, Elsie Josephine, 1907-

Esquimalt Municipal Archives photograph collection

  • Fonds
  • 1887-1994

The collection consists of photographs of Esquimalt and area depicting individuals, families, businesses, community institutions (including schools) and groups, and events. Collection includes photographs of marine-related industry (including shipbuilding) and of naval and other military facilities and activities.

C.H. Little fonds

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1940-1960]

The fonds consists of photographs, primarily of HMC ships, Canadian Government ships, and naval reviews, and ephemera relating to Royal Canadian Navy activities.

Little, C.H.

Department of the Naval Service fonds

  • CA MMB L600-L601
  • Fonds
  • 1885-1914

The fonds consists of files entitled "Machinery and Plant" including correspondence and other records relating to the physical plant of HMC Dockyard in Esquimalt, B.C. Records include correspondence regarding the tendering for machinery and invoices and correspondence relating to material purchases for HMC Dockyard, Esquimalt.

Canada. Dept. of the Naval Service

Robert Stainton James fonds

  • CA MMB L446a-g
  • Fonds
  • 1864-1917

The fonds consists of James' Royal Navy certificates of service, pension records, a conduct certificate and a certificate of identity.

James, Robert Stainton, b. 1850

Victor Gabriel Brodeur fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1906-1915, 1940

The fonds consists of Brodeur's photographs including those of the CGS Arctic leaving Quebec City for the Arctic (1906), the Esquimalt dockyard and the Admiral's House in Esquimalt.

Brodeur, Victor Gabriel

Walter E. Woodward fonds

  • CA MMB P1033
  • Fonds
  • 1896-1899

The fonds consists of photographs taken of Royal Navy activities, ships and group portraits surrounding the HMS Imperieuse while in Esquimalt Harbour (1896-1899).

Woodward, Walter E.

Esquimalt Municipal Archives map collection

  • Fonds
  • 1790-1991

The collection consists of maps, principally of Esquimalt, including municipal government maps and plans, maps of land expropriated by the federal government (for military purposes), and maps of land annexed by the municipality in 1968. The collection also includes fire insurance and street maps of Esquimalt and area.

Ethel Morrison fonds

  • CA EMA 991.15;V991.30
  • Fonds
  • 1909-1945

The fonds consists of correspondence, certificates, and reference material relating to Morrison's nursing career overseas during World War I and her service at Lampson Street School. Fonds also includes photographs relating to Morrison's overseas service.

Morrison, Ethel

Hugh Peters fonds : 1888-1957

  • CA EMA V992.8
  • Fonds
  • [Copied 1992]

The fonds consists of photographs of Hugh Peters depicting the Peters family and home and photographs of military vessels, buildings and activities in the Esquimalt area. Fonds includes Peters' reference and research files relating to Esquimalt history, the Royal Canadian Navy in Esquimalt, and other aspects of family and community life.

Peters, Hugh

Victor Simmons fonds

  • CA EMA 987.8;V987.11;993.26
  • Fonds
  • 1913, 1976-1987

The fonds consists of the rules and regulations of the Esquimalt Branch of the Scottish Daughters' League (typescript); photographs of the Admiral's House, HMC Dockyard and the West Bay Walkway; and a print of the opening of Naden Drydock with the docking of HMS Cormorant in 1887.

Simmons, Victor James

Anthony H. Clarke fonds

  • CA MMB L3746(1-2)
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1880-1988]

The fonds consists of photographs of a variety of vessels, including HM ships, the Empress line, tugs, Canadian Coast Guard, HMC ships, and steamships; a painting by Clarke; and, ships plans (1907) for the SS Princess Royal.

Clarke, Anthony H.

C.H. Brown fonds

  • CA MMB P985.1101-15;985.28.1-2
  • Fonds
  • 1917-1943

The fonds consists of Brown's certificates of service and photographs of ships, officers, parties, skills, and presentation to Brown of his O.B.E.

Brown, Charles Henry

C.J. Dillon fonds

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1932-1967]

The fonds consists of photographs of naval activity and ships in Esquimalt and area and reference material (newsclippings and booklet) relating to the shelling of Estevan lighthouse, the torpedoing of a ship by a Japanese submarine, and the arrival of the Queen Elizabeth at Esquimalt Graving Dock.

Dillon, C.J.

D.W. Farmer fonds

  • CA MMB L475;775-776;P400;P1147
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1903-1918]

The fonds consist of documents pertaining to the World War I armistice 1918: Operation ZZ; signals and photographs relating to the surrender of the German fleet, 1918; plans of Esquimalt Naval yard, hospital and property (1903) and ephemera.

Farmer, D.W.

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