Ajax Public Library Digital Archive
Shell Fragments from Graf Spee


Description
Creator:
Captain Squires, Artist
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
A colour photograph of a board of mounted Graf Spee shell fragments found on the H.M.S. Ajax after the Battle of the River Plate on December 13, 1939. It was 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 and Ship's Company on the occasion of the Visit of H.M.S. Ajax to the Town of Ajax - August 25 to 31, 1976.
"'Graf Spee' shell fragments found aboard H.M.S. 'Ajax' after the Battle of the River plate 13th December, 1939"
Notes:
Three copies
Date of Original:
26 Aug 1976
Date Of Event:
13 Dec 1939
Dimensions:
Width: 78.74 cm
Height: 58.42 cm
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
P025-000-125
Collection:
Artifacts
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.8512341389539 Longitude: -79.0203487194824
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
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Shell Fragments from Graf Spee
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Shell Fragments from Graf Spee


A colour photograph of a board of mounted Graf Spee shell fragments found on the H.M.S. Ajax after the Battle of the River Plate on December 13, 1939. It was 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 and Ship's Company on the occasion of the Visit of H.M.S. Ajax to the Town of Ajax - August 25 to 31, 1976.
"'Graf Spee' shell fragments found aboard H.M.S. 'Ajax' after the Battle of the River plate 13th December, 1939"