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Only top-level descriptions World War, 1939-1945--Electronic intelligence
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Charles Vernon Smith fonds

  • CA UVICARCH SC392
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1943

The fonds consists of a framed computer scan of a photograph. Vernon Smith, who is in the photograph, has supplied the Title and information above the picture. He has also provided identification of the staff below the photo. On the back of the photo is a photocopy of a clipping from the Victoria Times Colonist" dated 14 Aug 1995, relating to the history of the Station. Smith has typed on the top of it a list of early members of staff and below it, a list of people missing from the photograph. Copies of photographs of the station (from the National Archives of Canada) are located in the Bruce Brown collection (including the one in the clipping). There is also a copy of a scrapbook kept when the WRENS replaced the male personnel in 1944, in the Dorothy Robertson fonds.

Smith, Charles Vernon

Gordon Head Special W/T Station (Y Station) collection

  • CA UVICARCH SC387
  • Collection
  • 1940 - 1945

The collection consists of Gordon Head Special W/T Station (Y Station) photographs. The photographs depict daily operation at the Listening station. The photographs have been identified in the Peter Smith fonds. Y Station attached to HMCS Givenchy at HMC Dockyard, Esquimalt, a shore facility. Copyright expired. Please credit DND/National Archives of Canada, using specific photograph number.