Tin-Pots and Pirate Ships

Tin-Pots and Pirate Ships

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The title Tin-Pots and Pirate Ships reflects a common Canadian attitude during the First World War: Canada's qTin-Pot Navyq was maligned while the qKaiser's Piratesq were feared. Not since Gilbert Tucker's classic, The Naval Service of Canada, has there been so comprehensive a study of the origins of the Canadian Navy, and no previous study has examined those origins from the perspective of the Canadian Navy's response to the German threat.2 Hose to Secretary, Department of the Naval Service, 21 Oct. 1918, NS 1062-13- 2, pt. 6, NAC, RC; 24, vol. 4021. 3 For Storya#39;s recommendations on reductions in the Halifax flotilla see Story to Kingsmill, 20 Aug. 1918, NS 1065-7-6, NAC, RC;anbsp;...

Title:Tin-Pots and Pirate Ships
Author:Michael L. Hadley, Roger Sarty
Publisher:McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP - 1991-01


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