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3.7" HAA gun at moment of full recoil

https://archives.westvancouver.ca/link/descr3429
Fonds / Collection
Rupert Harrison photograph collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
photograph
textual record
Date
[ca. 1943]
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of members of the 28th A/A Battery (Type 2H) RCA CA standing by the 3.7 " Heavy Artillery Aircraft Gun. The gun is at full recoil after the shell had exploded. The photograph is accompanied by a brief history of the 21st A/A Battery (Type 2H) RCA CA and short biographies of its…
Repository
West Vancouver Archives
Fonds / Collection
Rupert Harrison photograph collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
photograph
textual record
Date
[ca. 1943]
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of members of the 28th A/A Battery (Type 2H) RCA CA standing by the 3.7 " Heavy Artillery Aircraft Gun. The gun is at full recoil after the shell had exploded. The photograph is accompanied by a brief history of the 21st A/A Battery (Type 2H) RCA CA and short biographies of its officers.
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w copy print ; 24 x 19 cm
8 p.
Reference Code
CA BWVA C030-S01-IT1211
Item Number
1211.WVA.RAH
Accession Number
2000-028
Subject Access
Armed Forces
Occupations - Military Personnel
Wars - World War II, 1939-1945
Notes
Title based on the contents of the image.
Item is a copy stand reproduction of an original loaned to Rupert Harrison.
Annotation on verso: "3.7" HAA gun at moment of full recoil after shell has exploded, note extreme (maximum) firing angle and faces of gun crew registering the noice and feeling from sound of firing.
The 21st Battery later became the 211th Battery, 43rd MAA Regiment, RCA.
The author of this document is unknown.
Copyright / Terms of Use
Public domain. No restrictions on access or reproduction.
Repository
West Vancouver Archives
Other Reference Number
1215.WVA.RAH
Other Formats
Photograph is available as a TIF (40 MB).
Accompanying document is available as a PDF (0.7 MB).
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Air Cadets

https://archives.westvancouver.ca/link/descr6444
Fonds / Collection
West Vancouver School District 45 collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
photograph
Date
[1943]
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of West Vancouver Air Cadets standing on the steps outside West Vancouver High School.
Repository
West Vancouver Archives
Fonds / Collection
West Vancouver School District 45 collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
photograph
Date
[1943]
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of West Vancouver Air Cadets standing on the steps outside West Vancouver High School.
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 13 x 18 cm
Reference Code
17.0137.WVA.SCH
Item Number
17.0137.WVA.SCH
Accession Number
1988-1013
Creator
West Vancouver Secondary School
Name Access
West Vancouver Air Cadets
West Vancouver Secondary School
Subject Access
Armed Forces
Persons - Students
Wars - World War II, 1939-1945
Notes
Title based on the contents of the image.
Photograph is badly damaged and is missing the top left hand corner.
Annotation on recto: '1942' [sic] image was actually taken in 1943.
Copyright / Terms of Use
Public domain. No restrictions on access or reproduction.
Repository
West Vancouver Archives
Other Reference Number
045-17.1.3
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Air Cadets

https://archives.westvancouver.ca/link/descr6525
Fonds / Collection
West Vancouver School District 45 collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
photograph
Date
[1943-1944]
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of West Vancouver Air Cadets standing at attention outside the No.24 Elementary Flying Training School near Abbotsford.
Repository
West Vancouver Archives
Fonds / Collection
West Vancouver School District 45 collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
photograph
Date
[1943-1944]
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of West Vancouver Air Cadets standing at attention outside the No.24 Elementary Flying Training School near Abbotsford.
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 13 x 18 cm
Reference Code
17.0151.WVA.SCH
Item Number
17.0151.WVA.SCH
Accession Number
1988-1013
Creator
West Vancouver Secondary School
Name Access
West Vancouver Air Cadets
Subject Access
Armed Forces
Persons - Students
Wars - World War II, 1939-1945
Notes
Title based on the contents of the image.
Copyright / Terms of Use
Public domain. No restrictions on access or reproduction.
Repository
West Vancouver Archives
Other Reference Number
045-17.1.84
Other Formats
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Air Cadets

https://archives.westvancouver.ca/link/descr19433
Fonds / Collection
West Vancouver School District 45 collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
photograph
Date
1943
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of West Vancouver Air Cadets.
Repository
West Vancouver Archives
Fonds / Collection
West Vancouver School District 45 collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
photograph
Date
1943
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of West Vancouver Air Cadets.
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 13 x 18 cm
Reference Code
17.0136.WVA.SCH
Item Number
17.0136.WVA.SCH
Accession Number
1988-1013
Creator
West Vancouver Secondary School
Name Access
West Vancouver Air Cadets
West Vancouver Secondary School
Subject Access
Armed Forces
Persons - Students
Wars - World War II, 1939-1945
Notes
Title based on the contents of the item.
Photograph is badly damaged and is missing the top left hand corner.
Annotation on recto: '1943'.
Copyright / Terms of Use
Public domain. No restrictions on access or reproduction.
Repository
West Vancouver Archives
Other Reference Number
045-17.1.3
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Ambleside Pier and Santa Saturnina

https://archives.westvancouver.ca/link/descr2083
Fonds / Collection
West Vancouver Archives Photograph collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
photograph
Date
1941
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of the replica ship Santa Saturnina off Ambleside Pier during the 150th anniversary celebration of Spanish navigator Jose Maria Narvaez's exploration of the area. A crowd has gathered to watch the ship approach. A large naval vessel is anchored at the entrance to the First Narr…
Repository
West Vancouver Archives
Fonds / Collection
West Vancouver Archives Photograph collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
photograph
Date
1941
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of the replica ship Santa Saturnina off Ambleside Pier during the 150th anniversary celebration of Spanish navigator Jose Maria Narvaez's exploration of the area. A crowd has gathered to watch the ship approach. A large naval vessel is anchored at the entrance to the First Narrows. Ambleside Beach, the Lions Gate Bridge and Stanley Park are in the distance.
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 7 x 11 cm
Reference Code
CA BWVA C001-IT0359
Item Number
0359.WVA.PHO
Accession Number
1988-473
Name Access
Narvaez Pageant
Subject Access
Armed Forces
Events - Pageants
Structures - Piers and wharves
Transportation - Ships
Geographic Access
Ambleside Pier (14th Street, West Vancouver, B.C.)
Ambleside (West Vancouver, B.C.)
Notes
Title based on the contents of the image and annotation on the verso.
Copyright / Terms of Use
Public domain. No restrictions on access or reproduction.
Repository
West Vancouver Archives
Other Formats
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Army Cadets

https://archives.westvancouver.ca/link/descr1763
Fonds / Collection
West Vancouver Archives Photograph collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
photograph
Date
1942
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of a large group of Army Cadets assembled in front of West Vancouver High School.
Repository
West Vancouver Archives
Fonds / Collection
West Vancouver Archives Photograph collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
photograph
Date
1942
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of a large group of Army Cadets assembled in front of West Vancouver High School.
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 15 cm
Reference Code
CA BWVA C001-IT0026
Item Number
0026.WVA.PHO
Accession Number
1987-023
Name Access
West Vancouver Secondary School
Subject Access
Armed Forces
Buildings - Schools
Wars - World War II, 1939-1945
Notes
Title based on the contents of the image.
Photograph is damaged by what appears to be tape around the edges.
Copyright / Terms of Use
Public domain. No restrictions on access or reproduction.
Repository
West Vancouver Archives
Other Reference Number
1987.023.WVA.PHO
Other Formats
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Army Cadets receiving the colours

https://archives.westvancouver.ca/link/descr1762
Fonds / Collection
West Vancouver Archives Photograph collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
photograph
Date
[between 1940 and 1942]
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of the West Vancouver Cadets in a military ceremony receiving the colours.
Repository
West Vancouver Archives
Fonds / Collection
West Vancouver Archives Photograph collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
photograph
Date
[between 1940 and 1942]
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of the West Vancouver Cadets in a military ceremony receiving the colours.
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 15 cm
Reference Code
CA BWVA C001-IT0025
Item Number
0025.WVA.PHO
Accession Number
1987-022
Subject Access
Armed Forces
Ceremonies
Wars - World War II, 1939-1945
Notes
Title based on the contents of the image.
Copyright / Terms of Use
Public domain. No restrictions on access or reproduction.
Repository
West Vancouver Archives
Other Formats
Also available as a TIF (32 MB).
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British Navy Cadets at Dundararve Pier

https://archives.westvancouver.ca/link/descr1187
Fonds / Collection
Rupert Harrison photograph collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
photograph
Date
[August 23, 1930]
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of British navy cadets from the HMS Despatch and HMS Dauntless at Dundarave Pier.
Repository
West Vancouver Archives
Fonds / Collection
Rupert Harrison photograph collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
photograph
Date
[August 23, 1930]
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of British navy cadets from the HMS Despatch and HMS Dauntless at Dundarave Pier.
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 8 x 10 cm
Reference Code
CA BWVA C030-S01-IT718
Item Number
0718.WVA.RAH
Accession Number
2000-004
Subject Access
Armed Forces
Geographic Access
Dundarave Pier (25th Street, West Vancouver, B.C.)
Dundarave (West Vancouver, B.C.)
Notes
Title based on the contents of the image.
Copyright / Terms of Use
Public domain. No restrictions on access or reproduction.
Repository
West Vancouver Archives
Related Material
See West Van. News, August 22-30, page 1.
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Also available as a TIF (39.5 MB).
Also available as 2 photographs : b&w copy negatives ; 35 mm.
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Company 2 Hollyburn Rangers

https://archives.westvancouver.ca/link/descr20596
Fonds / Collection
West Vancouver Archives Photograph collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
photograph
Date
[1941] (date of original), copied 2005
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of a detachment of Company 2 (Hollyburn Rangers), gathered outside the Rangers' House in the British Properties.
Repository
West Vancouver Archives
Fonds / Collection
West Vancouver Archives Photograph collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
photograph
Date
[1941] (date of original), copied 2005
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of a detachment of Company 2 (Hollyburn Rangers), gathered outside the Rangers' House in the British Properties.
Physical Description
1 photograph (tif) : b&w ; 600 ppi
Reference Code
CA BWVA C001-IT3819
Item Number
3819.WVA.PHO
Accession Number
2005-029
Name Access
Hollyburn Rangers
Pacific Coast Militia Rangers
Subject Access
Armed Forces
Wars - World War II, 1939-1945
Geographic Access
British Properties (West Vancouver, B.C.)
Notes
Item is a reproduction of an original loaned to the Archives.
Title based on the contents of the image.
Annotation on verso of original print: "Pacific Coast Militia Rangers [sic] 1940-ish. John Dunkin standing second from right. Taken outside the Rangers' House in British Properties (house now stands on Keith Rd. [near] Taylor Way."
The Hollyburn Rangers existed prior to the formation of the Pacific Coast Militia Rangers, and were under the jurisdiction of the B.C. Provincial Police.
Copyright / Terms of Use
Public domain. No restrictions on access or reproduction.
Repository
West Vancouver Archives
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Costello family fonds

https://archives.westvancouver.ca/link/descr13673
Fonds / Collection
Costello family fonds
Description Level
Fonds
GMD
textual record
Date
[1940-1949]
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of the personal records of the Costello family, including journals, newspaper clippings, receipts, notes, and other documents.
Repository
West Vancouver Archives
Fonds / Collection
Costello family fonds
Description Level
Fonds
GMD
textual record
Date
[1940-1949]
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of the personal records of the Costello family, including journals, newspaper clippings, receipts, notes, and other documents.
Physical Description
12.5 cm of textual records
Reference Code
CA BWVA F077
Creator
Costello (family)
Subject Access
Armed Forces
Occupations - Military Personnel
Persons - Veterans
Wars - World War II, 1939-1945
Notes
Title based on the provenance of the fonds.
Copyright / Terms of Use
No restrictions on access. Reproductions provided in accordance with Copyright legislation.
Repository
West Vancouver Archives
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Crowd at Ambleside during Narvaez Pageant

https://archives.westvancouver.ca/link/descr4941
Fonds / Collection
West Vancouver Archives Photograph collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
photograph
Date
August 16, 1941
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of a crowd at Ambleside Pier watching the arrival of replica ship Santa Saturnina during the Narvaez Pageant, a celebration to mark the 150th anniversary of the arrival of explorer Jose Maria Narvaez in West Vancouver. Some members of the crowd are in costume as Spanish sailors…
Repository
West Vancouver Archives
Fonds / Collection
West Vancouver Archives Photograph collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
photograph
Date
August 16, 1941
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of a crowd at Ambleside Pier watching the arrival of replica ship Santa Saturnina during the Narvaez Pageant, a celebration to mark the 150th anniversary of the arrival of explorer Jose Maria Narvaez in West Vancouver. Some members of the crowd are in costume as Spanish sailors. A Canadian naval vessel is at far right, with the Lions Gate Bridge and Stanley Park in the distance.
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 6 x 11 cm
Reference Code
CA BWVA C001-IT3023
Item Number
3023.WVA.PHO
Name Access
Narvaez Pageant
Subject Access
Armed Forces
Events - Pageants
Structures - Piers and wharves
Transportation - Ships
Geographic Access
Ambleside Pier (14th Street, West Vancouver, B.C.)
Notes
Title based on the contents of the image.
Copyright / Terms of Use
Public domain. No restrictions on access or reproduction.
Repository
West Vancouver Archives
Other Formats
Also available as a TIF (28.0 MB).
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Easter service at Ambleside Park

https://archives.westvancouver.ca/link/descr788
Fonds / Collection
West Vancouver Archives Photograph collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
photograph
Date
April 9, 1944
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of soldiers and men and women at an Easter service at Ambleside Park.
Repository
West Vancouver Archives
Fonds / Collection
West Vancouver Archives Photograph collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
photograph
Date
April 9, 1944
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of soldiers and men and women at an Easter service at Ambleside Park.
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 9 cm
Reference Code
CA BWVA C001-IT0725
Item Number
0725.WVA.PHO
Accession Number
1994-059
Subject Access
Armed Forces
Holidays - Easter
Occupations - Military Personnel
Wars - World War II, 1939-1945
Geographic Access
Ambleside Park (West Vancouver, B.C.)
Notes
Title based on the contents of the image.
Copyright / Terms of Use
Public domain. No restrictions on access or reproduction.
Repository
West Vancouver Archives
Other Formats
Also available as a TIF (52.2 MB).
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"George...are you sure we didn't need to get a fishin' licence..."

https://archives.westvancouver.ca/link/descr14020
Fonds / Collection
Len Norris fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date
July 17, 1980
Scope and Content
Item is a cartoon depicting a family fishing from a small rowboat while a line of coast guard boats approach.
Repository
West Vancouver Archives
Fonds / Collection
Len Norris fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date
July 17, 1980
Scope and Content
Item is a cartoon depicting a family fishing from a small rowboat while a line of coast guard boats approach.
Physical Description
1 drawing : black ink and blue pencil ; 33 x 38 cm
Reference Code
CA BWVA F040-IT039
Item Number
039.WVA.NOR
Accession Number
1994-077
Creator
Norris, Leonard [Len] Matheson, 1913-1997
Responsibility
Len Norris
Name Access
Vancouver Sun
Subject Access
Armed Forces
Recreational Activities - Boating
Recreational Activities - Sport fishing
Transportation - Ships
Notes
Caption written in pencil beneath the cartoon; additional annotations in brown pencil.
Copyright / Terms of Use
Copyright held by the creator. There are no restrictions on reproduction for research and private study. Permission of the copyright holder is required for all other uses.
Repository
West Vancouver Archives
Publication
The Vancouver Sun
Other Formats
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Group on dock

https://archives.westvancouver.ca/link/descr25580
Fonds / Collection
Burns family fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
photograph
Date
1943
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of a group of people standing on a dock on Haida Gwaii, including a number of unidentified Royal Canadian Air Force men. Includes (from left to right): Jim Chapman, [?], Dr. Patterson, Estelle Patterson, Jack Hanson, [?], Mary Chapman, Pearl Hanson, [?].
Repository
West Vancouver Archives
Fonds / Collection
Burns family fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
photograph
Date
1943
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of a group of people standing on a dock on Haida Gwaii, including a number of unidentified Royal Canadian Air Force men. Includes (from left to right): Jim Chapman, [?], Dr. Patterson, Estelle Patterson, Jack Hanson, [?], Mary Chapman, Pearl Hanson, [?].
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12 x 7 cm
Reference Code
CA BWVA F001-S02-IT219
Item Number
219.WVA.BUR
Accession Number
1987-373
Creator
Burns (family)
Name Access
Chapman, James [Jim], 1907-1984
Chapman, Mary Lisbeth (Burns), 1917-1999
Royal Canadian Air Force
Subject Access
Armed Forces
Occupations - Military Personnel
Geographic Access
Haida Gwaii
Notes
Title based on the contents of the item.
Annotation on verso: 'An airforce plane had mechanical problems & stopped overnight'.
Copyright / Terms of Use
Public domain. No restrictions on access or reproduction.
Repository
West Vancouver Archives
Other Formats
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"...have I got it straight? This is to retaliate for the retaliation of the previous retaliation..."

https://archives.westvancouver.ca/link/descr18474
Fonds / Collection
Len Norris fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date
October 26, 1967
Scope and Content
Item is a cartoon depicting a UN Observer talking to Military personel in a tank on a beach.
Repository
West Vancouver Archives
Fonds / Collection
Len Norris fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date
October 26, 1967
Scope and Content
Item is a cartoon depicting a UN Observer talking to Military personel in a tank on a beach.
Physical Description
1 drawing : black ink ; 33 x 38 cm
Reference Code
CA BWVA F040-IT254
Item Number
254.WVA.NOR
Accession Number
1994-077
Creator
Norris, Leonard [Len] Matheson, 1913-1997
Responsibility
Len Norris
Name Access
Vancouver Sun
Subject Access
Armed Forces
Occupations - Military Personnel
Wars
Notes
Caption handwritten in pencil beneath the cartoon; additional annotations in blue pen.
Copyright / Terms of Use
Copyright held by the creator. There are no restrictions on reproduction for research and private study. Permission of the copyright holder is required for all other uses.
Repository
West Vancouver Archives
Publication
The Vancouver Sun
Other Formats
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Historical display at Ferry Building

https://archives.westvancouver.ca/link/descr19243
Fonds / Collection
West Vancouver Historical Society fonds
Description Level
File
GMD
photograph
Date
December 13, 1989
Scope and Content
File consists of photographs of a historical display at the Ferry Building, the surrounding grounds, and a warship in Burrard Inlet.
Repository
West Vancouver Archives
Fonds / Collection
West Vancouver Historical Society fonds
Description Level
File
GMD
photograph
Date
December 13, 1989
Scope and Content
File consists of photographs of a historical display at the Ferry Building, the surrounding grounds, and a warship in Burrard Inlet.
Physical Description
8 photographs : col. ; 15 x 10 cm
Reference Code
CA BWVA F028-S08-2-F05
Accession Number
1989-132
Creator
West Vancouver Historical Society
Responsibility
Mary Chapman
Name Access
Ferry Building Gallery
Subject Access
Armed Forces
Buildings - Civic - Art galleries
Cultural Activities
Transportation - Ships
Geographic Access
14th Street (West Vancouver, B.C.)
Ambleside Landing (West Vancouver, B.C.)
Ambleside (West Vancouver, B.C.)
Argyle Avenue (West Vancouver, B.C.)
Ferry Building (West Vancouver, B.C.)
Notes
Title based on the contents of the file.
Copyright / Terms of Use
Copyright held by the creator. There are no restrictions on reproduction for research and private study. Permission of the copyright holder is required for all other uses.
Repository
West Vancouver Archives
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HMCS Fraser

https://archives.westvancouver.ca/link/descr21598
Fonds / Collection
Rupert Harrison fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
photograph
Date
1937-1939
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of H.M.C.S. Fraser (H48) off the coast of West Vancouver.
Repository
West Vancouver Archives
Fonds / Collection
Rupert Harrison fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
photograph
Date
1937-1939
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of H.M.C.S. Fraser (H48) off the coast of West Vancouver.
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w negative ; 7 x 11 cm
Reference Code
CA BWVA F061-S08-IT0455
Item Number
0455.WVA.HAR
Accession Number
2014-017
Creator
Harrison, Rupert Arthur, 1914-2007
Responsibility
Rupert A. Harrison
Subject Access
Armed Forces
Transportation - Ships
Notes
Title based on the contents of the image.
Copyright / Terms of Use
Public domain. No restrictions on access or reproduction.
Repository
West Vancouver Archives
Other Formats
Also available as a TIF (15.7 MB).
Also available as 1 photograph : b&w ; 7 x 11 cm.
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HMCS Margaree

https://archives.westvancouver.ca/link/descr20904
Fonds / Collection
District of West Vancouver fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
photograph
Date
1962
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of HMCS Margaree. The photograph is accompanied by a copy letter from the Office of the Chief of the Naval Staff to Reeve Collier, dated 18 May 1962, expressing the Navy's appreciation for the naming of a street in West Vancouver, Margaree Place, in honour of the ship.
Repository
West Vancouver Archives
Fonds / Collection
District of West Vancouver fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
photograph
Date
1962
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of HMCS Margaree. The photograph is accompanied by a copy letter from the Office of the Chief of the Naval Staff to Reeve Collier, dated 18 May 1962, expressing the Navy's appreciation for the naming of a street in West Vancouver, Margaree Place, in honour of the ship.
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 33 x 24 cm : mounted on card 46 x 39 cm
Reference Code
0050.001.DWV
Item Number
0050.001.DWV
Creator
District of West Vancouver
Subject Access
Armed Forces
Notes
Title based on the contents of the image.
Copyright / Terms of Use
No restrictions on access. Reproductions provided in accordance with Copyright legislation.
Repository
West Vancouver Archives
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HMS Dauntless

https://archives.westvancouver.ca/link/descr28939
Fonds / Collection
West Vancouver Historical Society fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
photograph
Date
[1924; 1930]
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of the Royal Navy cruiser HMS Dauntless in the First Narrows. The mouth of the Capilano River, Sentinel Hill and the North Shore mountains are in the background. This is either during the visit to Vancouver of the Empire Cruise (1924) or during a later visit in 1930.
Repository
West Vancouver Archives
Fonds / Collection
West Vancouver Historical Society fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
photograph
Date
[1924; 1930]
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of the Royal Navy cruiser HMS Dauntless in the First Narrows. The mouth of the Capilano River, Sentinel Hill and the North Shore mountains are in the background. This is either during the visit to Vancouver of the Empire Cruise (1924) or during a later visit in 1930.
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w copy negative ; 35 mm
Reference Code
CA BWVA F028-S13-F02-IT031.09
Item Number
028.13.2.031.09
Creator
West Vancouver Historical Society
Subject Access
Armed Forces
Transportation - Ships
Notes
Item is a copy stand reproduction of an original loaned to the West Vancouver Historical Society.
Title based on the contents of the image.
Copyright / Terms of Use
Public domain. No restrictions on access or reproduction.
Repository
West Vancouver Archives
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HMS Implacable

https://archives.westvancouver.ca/link/descr12169
Fonds / Collection
Thompson family fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
photograph
Date
October 1945
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of the Royal Navy aircraft carrier HMS Implacable docked in Vancouver. Crowds are lining the docks and are aboard the ship. The Implacable was repatriating Canadian prisoners of war from the Japanese theatre and was opened for public tours.
Repository
West Vancouver Archives
Fonds / Collection
Thompson family fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
photograph
Date
October 1945
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of the Royal Navy aircraft carrier HMS Implacable docked in Vancouver. Crowds are lining the docks and are aboard the ship. The Implacable was repatriating Canadian prisoners of war from the Japanese theatre and was opened for public tours.
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 7 x 11 cm
Reference Code
CA BWVA F022-S01-IT293
Item Number
293.WVA.THO
Accession Number
1988-452
Creator
Thompson (family)
Subject Access
Armed Forces
Transportation - Ships
Wars - World War II, 1939-1945
Geographic Access
Vancouver Harbour (B.C.)
Notes
Title based on the contents of the image.
Annotation on verso: 'H.M.S. Implacable Vancouver B.C. October 1945'.
Copyright / Terms of Use
Public domain. No restrictions on access or reproduction.
Repository
West Vancouver Archives
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