Canada in the War at Sea | Source: Military Advisory Board., Major-General Otter., Major-General Lessard., Colonel Hendrie., & Colonel Lang. (Eds.). (1920). Canada in the Great World War: An authentic account of the military history of Canada from the earliest days to the close of the war of nations (Vol. 4: Turn of the Tide). Toronto, Canada: United Publishers of Canada, Ltd. | A 39-page appendix to a book that details Canada’s WWI Naval Efforts in the Pacific (pp. 263-274) and in the Atlantic (pp. 274-297).
Canada’s First Submarines | Source: Tucker, Gilbert Norman. (1962). The Naval Service of Canada : Its Official History. Vol 1, Origins and Early Years. Ottawa: King’s Printer per the Minister of National Defence. | A 23-page extract that looks at the travels of Canada’s first two submarines: CC1 and CC2. A detailed account, written in fairly accessible language.
History of the Submarine | Source: Miller, J. M., Canfield, H. S., & Plewman, W. R. (1919). People’s war book: History, cyclopedia, and chronology of the Great World War. | A brief history of the submarine, a discussion of the “liberty engine”, and details on the world’s largest (to that point) seaplane.
Naval Battles of the War | Source: Duncan-Clark, Samuel John, & Wallace, W. Stewart. (1919). Pictorial history of the great war. Toronto: Clark. | A 7-page summary of the major naval campaigns of the First World War.
Operational Activities on the East Coast | Source: Tucker, Gilbert Norman. (1962). The Naval Service of Canada : Its Official History. Vol 1, Origins and Early Years. Ottawa: King’s Printer per the Minister of National Defence. | A 26-page summary of the operations of the Royal Canadian Navy off the East Coast of Canada.
Sea Power: Responsibility of the Dominions | Borden, R. L., & Hurd, P. (1917). The war and the future. Being a narrative compiled from speeches delivered at various periods of the war in Canada, the United States, and Great Britain, with an introductory letter to the compiler, Percy Hurd. London,: Hodder and Stoughton. | A speech given by Sir Robert Borden – delivered in England regarding the “arteries of the empire through which its life-blood must flow.”
The Royal Canadian Navy in the First World War | Source: Goodspeed, D. J. (1967). The Armed Forces of Canada, 1867-1967: A Century of Achievement Retrieved from http://www.cmp-cpm.forces.gc.ca/dhh-dhp/his/docs/AFC_e.pdf | An 8-page extract that presents a simple, and well illustrated account of Canada’s naval efforts in the First World War.