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Fonds F0090 - Barrie Allan Reeder Fonds

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Barrie Allan Reeder Fonds


  • 1960-[199-] (Creation)

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ca. 300 photographs

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Biographical history

Barrie Allan Reeder was born in McBride, British Columbia on June 18, 1942. He joined the Royal Canadian Navy on June 28, 1960 at the age of 18 (49652-E) He trained at HMCS Cornwallis and served on HMCS Margaree patrolling the Inside Passage and down to the California Coast. In spring 1962, HMCS Margaree went on a spring cruise to Hawaii and to the Far East past India, Malaysia, Thailand, Hong Kong ending in Yokosuka, Japan. HMCS Margaree participated in weapons exercises near Trincomallee, Sri Lanka.

Archival history

Albums were donated to the Naval Museum of Alberta, likely in 2008. Transferred to TMMLA 2016 by curator.

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Naval Museum of Alberta, 2016. Previous accession no. 07.05.08 (2012).

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Fonds consists of two photo albums related to the naval career and naval interests of Barrie Allan Reeder. Volume 1: related to McBride B.C.; training time at HMCS Cornwallis: patrolling the Inside Passage on HMCS Margaree and trips stateside. Volume 2: HMCS Margaree, Spring Cruise ’62, weapons exercises ’62 and going home.
Photographs are all black and white and presumed to be predominantly originals.

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No restrictions on access.

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Archival materials do not circulate and must be consulted in the TMM Library and Archives Reading Room. Duplication of materials in the collection may be subject to copyright and other restrictions. Please contact TMM Library and Archives staff for guidance on reproduction.

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Processed by Yvonne Hinks, November 2016.




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This AtoM record created by Jason Nisenson, December 2016.

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  • Shelf: EW 10-2-5