Fonds L1734-L1740 - I.S. Day Fonds

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I.S. Day Fonds

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CA MMBC L1734-L1740

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  • 1845-1940; predominant 1933-1940 (Creation)

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3 photographs. -- 0.75 cm of textual records.

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Day, I.S.

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Fonds consists primarily of documents relating to activities and the capture of the Navy of Nazi Germany (Kriegsmarine) as well as documents relating to the Royal Navy and Royal Canadian Navy.

L1734
Hitler Youth documents, in German, belonging to Ferdinand Becker including what appear to be two passports or identification cards held in a leather case dating to 1933 and 1936 and two certificates, one dated 1938.

L1735
List of names and ranks of crew members of M/V Weser, a German ship captured off the coast of Manzanillo, Mexico by the HMCS Prince Robert in 1940.

L1736
Two newspaper clippings desribing the escape and recapture of two Nazi prisoners of war from a Calgary, Alberta area internment camp, 1941.

L1737
Newspaper clippings describing the capture of a German speed freighter by HMCS Prince Robert and other encounters between the German and Canadian Navy, 1940.

L1738
Scrapbook consisting of 4 pages and 3 photographs related to RMS Hermonthis which was intercepted by HMCS Prince Harry. Consists primarily of lists of names.

L1739
List of ships of the Royal Navy and Royal Canadian Navy which have visited Esquimalt from 1845 to 1939.

L1740
Typed report outlining the work the Royal Canadian Naval Volunteer Reserve by Lieutenant G.H. Lifton.

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Donated by I.S. Day, 12 April 1967.

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  • English
  • German

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All requests for use must be made through the MMBC Research Request program (http://mmbc.bc.ca/collections/library-and-archives/research/). Please note that fees may apply.

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RAD, July 2008 version, Canadian Council of Archives.

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23 February 2018

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