Naval bases of the Empire: Esquimault and Halifax

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Harbors -- Canada., Halifax (N.S.) -- Description and travel., Esquimault (B.C.) -- Descrip
Other titlesThe Windsor magazine.
Statementby C. de Thierry.
SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series -- no. 16251
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Naval bases of the Empire: Esquimault and Halifax. [Place of publication not identified]: [publisher not identified], [?] (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: C De Thierry.

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de Thierry. Notes: 1. Latitude/longitude, including for days in port, show representative decimal positions for each day, as calculated by the Old Weather project's analysis such, they differ by varying amounts from the positions recorded, usually at noon, in the log pages. In addition, some latitudes/longitudes have been amended in edited logs for errors in the logs, for errors in identifying.

Halifax is the only port in these Colonies which can possibly be considered within the radius of action of fleets in European waters. The ports of the Cape Colony, of India, of Australia and New Zealand, possess an important element of safety from attack in their distance from Europe.

The bases of the enemy in their neighbourhood are few. and Esquimault. and Valparaiso. Let me repeat myself. These are not capable of serving as major fleet bases. Parts, fuel, consumables, ammunition, and repairs do not appear out of thin air.

Nope. The British Empire is very, very solvent in Which I have already shown is false. Its like talking to a brick wall here. Despite these logistical problems, which diminished rapidly as stability returned to these regions, additions to the Empire constituted a naval advantage. With access to bases everywhere except in the western Pacific—notably in Gibraltar, Malta, Port Said, Simonstown, Halifax, Esquimault, Melbourne, and Singapore—the British could dispatch Cited by:   In the average was about 1, greater, the total strength Jincluding about 70 semi-military employees at Halifax, standing at 2,Its statutory strength, set at inhad been increased from time to time until inwhen the decision to abandon Halifax and Esquimalt as Imperial naval bases led to the withdrawal.

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Navy Reprinted from first series of “United Service Magazine” Edited by Alice Harriman Seattle The Alice Harriman Company New York Block   Britain relinquished its naval bases at Halifax, Nova Scotia and Esquimault, British Columbia to Canada.

Karl Liebknecht, 48, and Rosa Luxemburg, 49, founders of the Spartacus League which in became the German communist party, were killed in Berlin by soldiers who were taking them to prison. The Irish Free State was formed. Below the heights, to whose rocks and buildings cling so many memories of the past, flows the St.

Lawrence, the great river of Canada, bearing to the Atlantic the waters of the numerous lakes and streams of the valley which was first discovered and explored by France, and in which her statesmen saw the elements of empire.

The expression “rising with the tide of history” suggests an eventual triumph, and with wonderfully passive inevitability. It asks nothing of us, and instead invokes a presumably renewable source of energy, in tidal power. Indeed, the Bay of Fundy—only an hour’s drive from Halifax—sees the highest tides in the world.

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Miller, Carman, Painting the Map Red: Canada and the South African War, McGill-Queen’s University Press, (Ppbkpp.) In the first part ofafter working my way through many of the books in the Annotated Bibliography from Jim Bennett’s The Anglosphere Challenge, I became interested in the dramatic turn-of-theth century.

Post-War Permanent Force Set-Up Topic: Canadian Army Post-War Permanent Force Set-Up. The Maple Leaf, 6 November Ottawa—(CP)—Indications that formations in Canada's peacetime permanent army will not differ except in size from those of prewar years were given in the Commons by Defence Minister Abbott during a study of army estimates.

He said the postwar force of. Even assuming that Canada agreed to contribute in the same proportion as Australia, the total contributions of the Colonies to the naval defence of the Empire would scarcely exceed ,l.

Such a sum does not loom very large in estimates which amount to o,l. Colonial Naval Australia:The Montreal Gazette; 14 December, Rum Ration Retained. Ottawa, December — CP — Men of the Royal Canadian Navy, and other branches of Canada's Active Service Forces may well say "Heave ho, my hearties" today for that ration of rum is to be examination by Government experts a proposal to substitute brandy for the traditional rum ration has been squelched.

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Commission of Engineers. Full text of "Federal Britain; or, Unity and federation of the Empire" See other formats. Norman came to Halifax in and completed a four-year apprenticeship program in HMC Dockyard Halifax as a Ship fitter. From tohe also served in the Naval Reserves, attaining the rank of Petty Officer Second Class as a Shipwright (Trade).

The chapters that compose this book originally formed a series of papers which recorded journeys and studies made in Canada during the past three years.

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The first one to be published was that which describes a settler's colony in which a few titled foreigners took the lead; the others were written so recently that they should possess the same.

George C. Marler () attended the Royal Naval College of Canada at Halifax. It was moved to the Royal Military College at Kingston after the Halifax Explosion of December 6, and in to the dockyard at Esquimault, British Colombia.

The purpose of the University Magazine is to express an educated opinion upon questions immediately concerning Canada; and to treat freely in a literary way all matters which have to do with politics, industry, philosophy, science, and art. The Kditorial management proceeds of the publication are is gratuitous, applied to the and the payment of.

A Note on Printing and Sharing This Book This book is being made freely available as a pdf file on the website of the Strathy Language Unit. Individuals may download it and print sections or the whole of it. Any photocopy service can print and bind a copy of this book for personal use.Branch of the British Empire Service League organized in Bill passed away on Ap COOK, Donald Joseph WWII Donald was born on Ap in Rokeby, SK (Yorkton Hospital).

He joined the war effort in the Second World War as a Flight Lieutenant and heFile Size: 42MB.The records have been arranged under the following headings: General (ADM /), Naval Establishments, Bases and Stores, (ADM /), British trade and relations with Chinese Governments (ADM /), Sino-Japanese War (ADM /), Japan (ADM /), Chinese Rivers (ADM /), Seal Fishing Patrol (ADM /