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We want to connect our readers with links that will be of interest and value. Suggestions will be welcome and should be directed to the webmaster. Visitors are reminded that when finished viewing a linked site to simply close that site and you will be returned to this CNTHA Links page.

  • HMCS Sackville. This website helps tell the story of this ship aptly named the “soul” of the Navy.
  • The Canadian Naval Review: The Review is published quarterly by the Centre for Foreign Policy Studies (CFPS) at Dalhousie University and provides articles of interest on a broad variety of subjects;
  • The Canadian Military History Gateway: This is a gateway to some fascinating history of the military in Canada;
  • Directorate of History and Heritage (Ottawa, ON). CNTHA works closely with DHH on historical Naval matters;
  • HMCS HAIDA - a popular website for one of our best-known destroyers;
  • The Naval Marine Archive - The Canadian Collection - is located in Prince Edward County on the shores of Lake Ontario and entry is free for everyone;
  • The Web Pages of Jerry Proc. This website contains a wide variety of information with some very useful Naval information.
  • Canadian Nautical Research Society: The CNRS encourages an awareness of Canadian and world maritime heritage by promoting nautical research and presenting the results of such research by conferences, presentations and publications. Visit their website to learn more. This re-built site provides a window on the new Naval Association of Canada - formerly the Naval Officers Association of Canada;
  • Queen’s University Marine History Information Exchange Group: Some valuable Marine History is available here;
  • Memorial University’s Maritime History Publications: Visit this site to learn about the International Maritime Economic History Association, International Journal of Maritime History, Research in Maritime History, Subscription Information and Memorial University of Newfoundland with its new Chancellor, retired General Rick Hillier;
  • Canadian Defence Preparedness Association: In 1997, the Directors voted to change the name of CPDA to the Canadian Defence Industries Association (CDIA) and, in 2005, the name changed again to be known as the Canadian Association of Defence and Security Industries (CADSI). The initial linked title takes visitors to the CADSI website;
  • Canadian Navy of Yesterday and Today: This is a valuable site with a wealth of good information to share with CNTHA website visitors;
  • Naval Marine Archive - The Canadian Collection
  • Naval Museums and historic sites
  • A small group of individuals who all have strong professional backgrounds in maritime heritage have built a website and their vision is to celebrate and highlight the maritime heritage of British Columbia in all its aspects. Their goal is even grander - it is to celebrate the maritime heritage of western and northern Canada, as well as the Naval Forces of Canada. There is a wealth of good information on The Nauticapedia website;
  • The Canadian Institute of Marine Engineering Ottawa Branch and the Eastern Canadian Section of the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers co-hosted Mari-Tech 2012, a Marine Technical Conference and Exhibition in April, 2012. To learn more about the annual Mari-Tech conferences and to read the papers from past events, please visit the Mari-Tech website.
  • University of Victoria military oral history collection: This site contains an impressive collection of military oral history. Visit the site to appreciate the information available;
  • Naval Marine Archive - The Canadian Collection; and
  • Naval museums and historic sites.
Canadian Military Museums
  • Maritime Command Naval Museum of Halifax. On this site one can discover the history of the Royal Canadian Navy.
  • Maritime Museum of the Atlantic. This site contains over 20,000 photos, over 300 ship portraits, vessel plans and other interesting information.
  • Musée de la mer (Rimouski, QC). Montez à bord du seul sous-marin accessible au public au Canada. Intéressant!
  • Musée maritime du Québec (L’Islet, QC). The Musée maritime du Québec is the largest museum of its kind in Québec and Canada. Visit the Hydro-Quebec Park to see HMCS BRAS D’OR.
  • Naval Museum of Quebec (Quebec City, QC). This museum is intended to preserve and communicate the naval history of the St. Lawrence and of the Naval Reserve of Canada for research, education and awareness-raising.
  • Maritime Museum of the Great Lakes (Kingston, ON). This museum contains records related to Port Arthur Shipyard, Collingwood Shipyards along with German & Milne and Canadian Vickers Shipyard, Montreal.
  • HMCS HAIDA. See the listing in the first section of this page.
  • Naval Museum of Manitoba (Winnipeg, MB). The original site contained an extensive collection of Canadian warships from 1910 to the present along with some basic data. Please note that this site is being updated and if it doesn’t open properly, try clicking on the “Home” menu item at the top (November, 2012).
  • Naval Museum of Alberta (Calgary, AB). This museum contains the largest Naval research library in Canada.
  • Vancouver Maritime Museum (Vancouver, BC). The museum contains a Maritime history of the Pacific Coast including a library and archive of Canadian naval history and naval architecture.
  • Maritime Museum of B.C. (Victoria, BC). The museum provides records related to the Public Works and Government Services Canada Graving Dock and the Yarrows Shipyard.
  • Canadian Forces Base Esquimalt Naval and Military Museum (Esquimalt, BC). The museum has an expanding archive and library that includes photos and documents and histories of Canadian naval vessels.