Fonds 982.002.0001-0013 - Turner Fonds

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Turner Fonds

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CA MMBC 982.002.0001-0013

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  • 1962-1964 (Creation)

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9cm of textual records.

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Turner, Norman

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Fonds consists of correspondence and documents relating to the professional life of Norman Turner, marine surveyor, dating from 1962 to 1964.

1. Reports and Correspondence from Department of Transport, marine regulations branch, dating to 1962.
2. Reports, correspondence, and certificates of markings from Department of Transport and reports and correspondence from National Revenue, Canada. Relating primarily to registries of shipping queries, dating to 1963.
3. Surveyor’s reports, builder’s certificates, and certificates of survey from the Department of Transport.
4. General correspondence with various contractors and businesses in the shipbuilding industry, dating to 1963.
5. Correspondence, survey forms, and annual surveys from the Department of Transport, Ottawa, dating to 1964.
6. Registrars of shipping from the department of Transport and correspondence from National Revenue, Canada, dating from 1964.
7. General correspondence and survey forms from the department of Transport dating to 1964.
8. General correspondence with various contractors and businesses in the shipbuilding industry, dating to 1964.
9. Forms, correspondence, and surveyor’s reports dating to 1964.
10. Blank survey formula forms from Norman Turner, marine surveyor and ships plans by Raymond H. Richards, naval architect & marine surveyor.
11. Correspondence between Norman Turner and Mr. Jack H. Pert regarding measuring survey request, dated January 1964.
12. Correspondence between Norman Turner and Yarrows Limited. And Victoria Machinery Depot Co., Limited and ships plans from Yarrows Limited, dating to 1962.
13. Correspondence relating to measuring surveys for the British American Oil Company Limited and architectural plans for mooring float for B.A. Oil and Royal Victoria Yachting Club.

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Donated by Mrs. Connie Turner, February 1982.


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  • English

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MMBC off-site storage.

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All requests for use must be made through the MMBC Research Request program ( Please note that fees may apply.

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RAD, July 2008 version, Canadian Council of Archives.


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28 September 2017

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