Fonds PR-2125 - Admiralty fonds

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Admiralty fonds

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  • microform

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PR-2125

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  • 1788-1903 (Creation)
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    Great Britain. Admiralty

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51 cm of textual records, 22 microfilm reels

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The Board of Admiralty was responsible for the civil administration of the Royal Navy. In 1964, a unified Ministry of Defence replaced the Board of Admiralty.

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Fonds consists of records of the Admiralty in carrying out its activities. Records relate to the area of the West Coast of Canada and include reports and dispatches from the Pacific Station at Esquimalt (1848-1898). Fonds also includes microfilm copies of correspondence and reports of the Pacific Station, and logs of ships that explored the Pacific Northwest between 1788 and 1795.

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Archives code(s): GR-0284, GR-1309, GR-1505, GR-1998, GR-2125, GR-3256, GR-3257.

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Accession number(s): GR-1998; GR-3257

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