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A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project


Misc Books, Documents and Manuals



1st Canadian Training Squadron - Welcome Aboard booklet

4th Canadian Destroyer Squadron - Welcome Aboard booklet

7th Canadian Escort Squadron information booklet- 1968


A Brief History of the Ships of the Royal Newfoundland Navy by Donald (Bud) Rose

A Pictorial Record of HMC Ships Huron and Iroquois Under U.N. Command 1954 - 1955

Album of Modern Naval Craft - by John Player & Sons


Barber Pole Song (The) - by Hon. Surg-LCdr Paddon - 1943

Basic Field Manual - Combined Radiotelegraph (W/T) Procedure - 1943

Badges or Crests - a definitive answer by RUSI(NS)

BRCN 108 - Uniform Instructions for the RCN (1951)

BRCN 3029 - Seaman's Handbook (1960)

BRCN 3058 - Manual of Ceremonial Drill (1964)

Breathing Equipment Training Document - 1940s


Canada's Merchant Seaman - 1945

Canada's Navy

Canadair CL-84-1 V/STOL Aircraft

Canadian Patrol Frigate Project

Careers and Education in the RCN - 1962

Carrier Air Traffic Control Procedures - HMCS Bonaventure

CFB Cornwallis Directory - 1989

Construction of Fire Tugs - Memo - 1944


D-Day - Force J - Communications Orders and Operational Instructions

D-Day on a Canadian Destroyer - 18 Jun 1944

DDH 205 Class Structural Integrity History 1951-1994

Drill Manual for 3-Inch Q.F. Guns on H.A. Mounts


Education in the RCN


Falcon Code

Fighting Ships - the story of Convoy SC.42

Fire Fighting Breathing Equipment - 1940s (Training document)

Fleet Composition - 1962


Kingston Class Information Pamphlet


Land of the Morning Calm - A summary of the Korean conflict


Mainguy Report (The)

Major Landing Craft - Signal Pamphlet - 1942

Maritime Forces Pacific Information Booklet - 01 Sep 1976

Meet the Navy - Souvenir Programme

Meet the Navy - Souvenir Programme


Oberon Class Sub - Training Notebook, Chapter 11 - Electrical

Operation Torch - The Invasion of North Africa (credit: The Northern Mariner)


Pay and Allowances


RCN Commandments

RCN Naval Assembly 1967

RCN Naval Assembly 1967 (sketch)  -  Image 1 (1 Meg)  Image 2  (14 Megs) - Courtesy of Neil Kenny

RCN Naval Assembly 2010

RCN Navy Day - 26 Jul 1952

RCNVR Seamanship Pocket Manual - 1945

Recipe Manual for the RCN

Recipe Manual For Navy, Army, Air Force, Munitions Plants, Camps and Schools


Seamanship Notes - HMCS Montreal (RCNVR Division)

Seamen's Guide to Trinidad

Signal Card 1937

Signal Card 1951

SNFL Change of Command Ceremony, Norfolk, VA - 01 Apr 1982


Steam Engineering Course Notebook - HMCS Cornwallis

Stokers - Steam - Qualifications for, and duties of, the rates


Presentation of the King's Colours To the RCN Western Command


TG 301.0 Visit to New Orleans, Louisiana 01 - 07 Mar 1968

The Gumboot Navy : Securing or Sundering British Columbia by Gregory David Kier

The Phantom Fleet by Buster Brown 

The Prince Ships 1940-45 - CFHQ Report Number 5 - 31 Oct 1965

The RCN 1910-1960 - A Brief History

The RCN 1910-1960 - The Royal Canadian Navy (Reserve)

Tracing the Built Form of HMC Dockyard by Brent Raymond (Nova Scotia Museum Cultural Report 88)


Wartime Co-operative Shipbuilding by Fraser McKee, Cdr, RCN(R), Ret’d

Welcome Aboard - A RCN public relations booklet - 1963

Welcome Home - Power River District - July 1st, 1946 - The Powell River District welcomes home the men and women of the RCN, Canadian Army and RCAF who served during WW2