The Canadian Coast Guard celebrates its 50th anniversary – Part II

In a previous blog, we invited you to discover some archival holdings to mark the 50th anniversary of the Canadian Coast Guard (CCG), including photographs, as well as government and political records. In this blog, Library and Archives Canada (LAC) encourages you to explore holdings containing CCG caricatures, audiovisual records and publications.

Caricatures

Audiovisual Records

There are many films and interviews on the CCG. It would be nearly impossible to list them all here, but the following are a few examples that may pique your curiosity.

Visit our film, video and sound recording database for more audiovisual records.

Publications

LAC has a vast collection of publications! Here are some books on the CCG that may interest you:

For more publications, visit AMICUS.

If you wish to search the records on-site at LAC, please order them at least five business days before your visit. You may order them online by using our Request for Retrieval of Documents form or by calling 613-996-5115 or  1-866-578-7777 (toll free) and selecting option 8 in the automated menu.

Questions or comments? We would love to hear from you!

Summary of comments received in French up to September 30th, 2013

  • LAC added the following resources: Usque ad mare: a history of the Canadian Coast Guard and marine services by Thomas E. Appleton. (AMICUS 612170) and The Canadian Coast Guard, 1962-2002 by Charles D. Maginley (AMICUS 28388186).

3 thoughts on “The Canadian Coast Guard celebrates its 50th anniversary – Part II

  1. You may also be interested in these excellent histories of the Canadian Coast Guard:

    Appleton, Thomas E. Usque ad mare : a history of the Canadian Coast Guard and marine services / by Thomas E. Appleton — Ottawa : Dept. of Transport, 1968 [i.e. 1969] — xiii, 318 p. : illus. ; 24 cm. — AMICUS No. 612170

    Appleton, Thomas E. Usque ad mare : historique de la Garde côtière canadienne et des Services de la marine / Thomas E. Appleton — Ottawa : Ministère des transports, 1968 [i.e. 1969] — xv, 349 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. — AMICUS No. 3169542

    Maginley, Charles D. (Charles Douglas), 1929-. The Canadian Coast Guard, 1962-2002 / Charles D. Maginley — St. Catharines, Ont. : Vanwell Publishing, c2003. — 270 p. : ill., maps, ports. ; 24 cm. — ISBN 1551250756 (bound) — AMICUS No. 28388186

  2. Can you suggest where I can look for information on the pre-CCG Service. My grand uncle was on the CGS N B Maclean & the HMCS/CGS Acadia hydrographic ships.

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