Item AAAB0739 - Charles Tapping interview

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Charles Tapping interview

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  • [196-] [date recorded] (Creation)

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SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Charles Tapping RECORDED: [location unknown], [196-] SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Charles Tapping discusses the Thermopylae Club in Victoria including how it was founded in 1932 by 40 or 50 sailors, a story about the vessel "Tilikum" (1904) restored by the Thermopylae Club; and brought to Victoria. He continues with more stories about the "Tilikum" and his experiences at sea and the Thermopylae Club, more details on the "Tilikum" and other projects that the Thermopylae ;Club sponsored around Victoria, and details about his life in Victoria. TRACK 2: Charles Tapping offers more stories about his life in Victoria, including travelling overland on the CPR after he land;ed from England, why he came to Victoria, the growth and expansion of Victoria, the Thermopylae Club restoring buildings in Victoria, and more anecdotes.;

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Imbert Orchard, 1974-1975


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Reference cassette copy available in container 000443-042.

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  • Copying Restriction: Clients requesting research/private copies must fill out CBC form.
  • Use Restriction: Not for broadcast or commercial use without written permission of the CBC.
  • Copyright Status: Copyright Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.

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Accession number(s): T0650

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Orchard ; CB-[1-2]

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speaker: Charles Tapping, interviewer: Imbert Orchard, sound recording: Ian Stephen

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