Ajax Public Library Digital Archive
H.M.S. Ajax's 1976 visit


Description
Creators:
Richard Parisotto, Photographer
Captain Squires
, Artist
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
A colour photograph of the back of a display board that mounted shell fragments from the Graf Spee that was found on the H.M.S. Ajax after the Battle of the River Plate. It was presented to Mayor Clark Mason by Captain Squires of H.M.S. Ajax, 1963 at a civic luncheon in 1976.
"Presented to Mayor Clark A. Mason by Captain "Tubby" Squires, H.M.S. Ajax, on Thursday, August 26, 1976 at a Civic Luncheon held at the Community Centre for the Captain, Officers adn Ship's Company on the occasion of the Visit of H.M.S. Ajax to the Town of Ajax - August 25 to 31, 1976."
Date of Original:
26 Aug 1976
Dimensions:
Width: 78.74 cm
Height: 58.42 cm
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
P025-000-124
Collection:
Artifacts
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.850738968655 Longitude: -79.0198337353516
Donor:
Ajax Historical Board
Copyright Statement:
Protected by copyright: Uses other than research or private study require the permission of the rightsholder(s). Responsibility for obtaining permissions and for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Copyright Holder:
Town of Ajax
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Ajax, Ontario
L1S 2H8

H.M.S. Ajax's 1976 visit
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H.M.S. Ajax's 1976 visit


A colour photograph of the back of a display board that mounted shell fragments from the Graf Spee that was found on the H.M.S. Ajax after the Battle of the River Plate. It was presented to Mayor Clark Mason by Captain Squires of H.M.S. Ajax, 1963 at a civic luncheon in 1976.
"Presented to Mayor Clark A. Mason by Captain "Tubby" Squires, H.M.S. Ajax, on Thursday, August 26, 1976 at a Civic Luncheon held at the Community Centre for the Captain, Officers adn Ship's Company on the occasion of the Visit of H.M.S. Ajax to the Town of Ajax - August 25 to 31, 1976."