Fonds L126;L242;L243;L304;L305;L306;L487 - Royal Navy Pacific Station fonds

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Royal Navy Pacific Station fonds

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CA MMB L126;L242;L243;L304;L305;L306;L487

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  • 1861-1907 (Creation)
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    Great Britain. Royal Navy. Pacific Station

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5 v.;3 items

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The Royal Navy base for the Pacific Station was established in Esquimalt in 1862 and was the permanent site until the British withdrawal in 1905.

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The fonds consists of bound volumes of correspondence, including to and from the Admiralty (1861-1881), relating to the establishment and operation of the naval base in Esquimalt; letter and document (1872-1873) from the Admiralty regarding the boundary between Canada and the United States; bound correspondence (1903-1907) to the Admiralty and others concerning the closing down of the Esquimalt Navy yard; and records (1904-1905) relating to requirements for proposed new works at the Esquimalt yard.

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BCAUL control number: MMB-2380

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