Canadian Nautical Research Society 2019 Conference Programme

Samuel McLean Announcement
Subject Fields
Atlantic History / Studies, Canadian History / Studies, Maritime History / Studies, American History / Studies

Canadian Nautical Research Society 2019 Annual Conference - Thunder Bay

Prince Arthur Waterfront Hotel
17 North Cumberland Street, Thunder Bay

Schedule (subject to change)

Registration form (Online)

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Thursday, 22 August 2019

0830-0900    Registration
0900-1015      Panel 1
“Port Arthur and Fort William: Keys to the Great Lakes”:Early Films, Economic Vision, and the Promotion of the Canadian Lakehead
Michel Beaulieu Lakehead University

SLIGO: Work History of a 3-Mast Schooner on Lake Superior in the 1880’s
Bill Skrepichuk, Independent Researcher

1015-1045    Break sponsored by Lakehead University’sDepartment of History

1045-1200    Panel 2
Library and Archives Canada –Here to Help With All Your Nautical and Naval Research
Kelly-Anne Griffin, Library and Archives Canada

Beacons of Prosperity?
Paul Morralee, Canadian Lighthouses of Lake Superior

1200-1330   Lunch

1330-1530 Panel 3
A Desperate Measure for Desperate Times: Wooden Shipbuilding in Fort William, 1917-1918
Michael Moir, York University

Wonham’s War: From Lakehead to Lurcher Lightship
Jeff Noakes, Canadian War Museum

The RCN Submarine Squadron: Historical Trends and Advocating a Direction for Canadian Submarine Procurement in the 21st Century,
Ambjorn Adomeit, Canadian Nautical Research Society

1700-1900 Reception
Sponsored by the City of Thunder Bay, Office of the City Clerk Icebreaker CCGS Alexander Henry,Sleeping Giant Parkway

Dinner on own

Friday, 23 August 2019

0830-0900    Registration

0900-1015   Panel 4

How the Royal Navy and the British World understood the forgotten single ship actions of the American War, 1813-1815, Nicholas Kaizer,Mount Saint Vincent University

The Penetanguishene Decision: To Be a Naval Yard or Not to Be
Thomas Malcomson, Canadian Nautical Research Society

1015-1045  Break Sponsored by Lakehead University’s Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities

1045-1200 Panel 5

Nineteenth Century Perceptions of Yellow Fever in Veracruz, Mexico
Marti Klein, California State University Fullerton

A Historic Shoreline Reclaimed by the Sea: Point Pleasant Battery, 1762-2013
Roger Sarty, Wilfrid Laurier University

1200-1330 Lunch

1330-1445 Panel 6

Late Victorian British Shipping Legislation Reform and the Advocacy of Sir John Glover
William Glover, Canadian Nautical Research Society

Private Inventions, Public Purse: Innovation in the Victorian Navy
Erika Behrisch Elce, Royal Military College of Canada

1445-1515 Break

1515-1630 Panel 7

Four Years Before the Book:The Perils, Pitfalls, and (Infrequent) Joys of Producing and Publishing A Maritime Book
Ira Breskin, SUNY Maritime College

Federal Policing in Canadian Seaports 1974-79
Chris Madsen, Canadian Forces College

1700-1900 Reception
CNRS Awards HMCS Griffon
125 Algoma Street North

Saturday, 24 August 2019

0900-1015 Panel 8
Differing Canadian and American Approaches to Maritime Air Power in the Northwest Atlantic, 1941-1943
Richard Goette, Canadian Forces College

The Mainguy Report and the Postwar Incidents in the Royal Canadian Navy
Richard Gimblett, Canadian Nautical Research Society

1015-1030 Break

1030-1200 Annual General Meeting


Contact Information

Please send this registration form and payment to:
Michael Moir
Scott Library,
Room 305 York University
4700 Keele Street Toronto,
Ontario M3J 1P3

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