For Posterity's Sake         

A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project

Photos and Documents from the Collection of

Arthur Gordon Banfield

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LS Arthur Gordon Banfield

 

Born: 1904   Crossed the Bar: 1983

 

Courtesy of Gordon Rhymes

LS A.G. Banfield, Colburg Road Bridge

Courtesy of Gordon Rhymes

P.O. A.G. Banfield, 132 Agricola St, Halifax

Courtesy of Gordon Rhymes

LS A.G. Banfield (left) and friend near Bloomfield School, Robie St., Halifax

Courtesy of Gordon Rhymes

Square Rig PO A.G. Banfield (right) with shipmate circa 1943. Ship unknown

Courtesy of Gordon Rhymes

Sailors on unknown ship.  Seaman A.G. Banfield in front

Courtesy of Gordon Rhymes

Sailors on unknown ship. A.G. Banfield 3rd from left

Courtesy of Gordon Rhymes

Sailors on unknown ship. A.G. Banfield holding the fish

Courtesy of Gordon Rhymes

A.G. Banfield (right) and unknown sailor. Ship unknown

Courtesy of Gordon Rhymes

A.G. Banfield (left) and unknown sailor. Ship unknown

Courtesy of Gordon Rhymes

Petty Officer A.G. Banfield with his mother

Courtesy of Gordon Rhymes

Square Rig PO A.G. Banfield, location unknown

Courtesy of Gordon Rhymes

Arthur Gordon Banfield's  Application for Employment - Civil Service Commission

 

        

 

Courtesy of Gordon Rhymes

Bridge of an unknown ship

Courtesy of Gordon Rhymes

Unknown ship

Courtesy of Gordon Rhymes

Arthur Banfield (right) and friend

Courtesy of Gordon Rhymes

Day sail on unknown ship circa 1956

Gordon's son George is the young boy on the right

Courtesy of Gordon Rhymes


Gordon Banfield retires after 30 years service in the Canadian Navy

Courtesy of Gordon Rhymes

CFAV Bluethroat - one of the last ships that Gordon Banfield served in

"For reasons unknown, Bluethroat’s decks were painted red"

DND/RCN photo

Courtesy of Gordon Rhymes

French Cable Wharf, Gordon Banfield's final place of employment/service. CFAV Bluethroat outboard of jetty, left side of photo

Courtesy of Gordon Rhymes

 

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