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HMCS BETHALMA

22 Sep 1920. Inspection by the British Board of Trade. Photograph of steam yachts Cleopatra, Bethalma and Semaramus and R.C.Y.C. tenders Kwasind (nearest camera) and Hiawatha tied up at T.H.C. dock and east side of York Street Slip, in view looking north-east showing Canada St.

Source: Toronto Port Authority

 

Commissioned: 

Fate:

 

Bethalma was a steam yacht used by the Royal Naval College as a training ship. Skipper Joseph Barr Champion, who commanded Bethalma in 1919 described her as a floating pigeon loft.

 

Photos and Documents

 

Commanding Officers

Skpr J.B. Champion, RCN - 20 May 1919 - 07 Aug 1919

 

 

     In memory of those who have crossed the bar    

They shall not be forgotten

C-D

Champion, Joseph Barr

1888-1962

 

 

 

 

 

Photos and Documents

 

Yacht Bethalma, Charlottetown, PEI, July 1919

From the collection of Joseph Barr Champion

Yacht Bethalma at Gaspe, Gulf of St. Lawrence, 1919

From the collection of Joseph Barr Champion

Steam Yacht Bethalma at Charlottetown, PEI, 1919

From the collection of Joseph Barr Champion

 

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