H.M.C.S. Discovery and Deadman's Island

Thornton, J. M.

Published by Privately Printed, Vancouver, 1982
Used Condition: VG Soft cover
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HMCS Discovery is the headquarters of the Vancouver, British Columbia, Naval Reserve Division. It is housed on Deadman's Island just off Stanley Park. These 52 pages outline the division's history, growth and command. B/W photos accompany the text. Read about : J.W. Hobbs, Sasamat, Commodore Hose, Sub-Lieutenant Mark Lyons, ML-724 and YFP-306, Theodore Ludgate and CPO Brain. Cond : Paper wrapper is buff with navy blue lettering and graphic. Front cover graphic is a drawing of Discovery. Light soiling but corners, edges and spine all SOUND. Binding tight. Colours bright, no names, marks, creases nor tears. Giftable ! Quote (p. 48) : " The second yacht had been built at the Wallace Shipyard as a wooden auxiliary schooner for use as a hydrographic survey vessel. After a wartime career as HNCS NADEN, she too was purchased by Hobbs who converted her into the yacht MABEL DELL. It was at . .". Bookseller Inventory # 003471

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Title: H.M.C.S. Discovery and Deadman's Island

Publisher: Privately Printed, Vancouver

Publication Date: 1982

Binding: Paper

Illustrator: B/W Photographs

Book Condition:VG

Edition: First Edition

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