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Chapter 3

Navies and the New Dominion

From: New Brunswick and the Navy


This chapter examines the history of New Brunswick’s naval fleet after the establishment of the Dominion of Canada in 1867; topics include significant ships (ie. Charybdis), the importance of the port of Saint John, the formation of the Canadian navy, various conflicts, and training and naval building programs, among other topics.



Marc Milner

Marc Milner, a native of Sackville, NB, is a prolific author of Canadian military history. Co-director of the New Brunswick Military Heritage Project, he is also chair of the University of New Brunswick’s history department, and former director of UNB's Brigadier Milton F. Gregg, VC, Centre for the Study of War and Society.

Glenn Leonard

Glenn Leonard is an assistant professor in the University of New Brunswick's Faculty of Business Administration, where he teaches accounting, finance, and strategic management. His presentations and publications include works on the history and evolution of Canadian management theory, organization sources of professionalism, and popular perceptions of the First World War. He was awarded Professor of the Year in 2007 by the Faculty of Business Administration Undergraduate Business Society and has been a nominee for the Allan P. Stuart award for Excellence in Teaching. A long-time resident of Fredericton, he received a BBA (1990) and an MA (2003) in history from UNB and is currently completing his doctorate, also at UNB.