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Société canadienne pour la recherche nautique


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Executive Officers and Councillors

President: Dr Richard Gimblett
1st Vice-President: Walter Lewis
2nd Vice-President: Faye Kert
Treasurer: Errolyn Humphreys
Secretary: Michael Moir
Membership Secretary: Sam McLean
Councillor (Communications): Winston Scoville
Councillor: Richard Goette
Councillor: Tom Malcomson
Councillor: David More
Councillor: Jeff Noakes
Councillor: Margaret Schotte
Councillor: Ian Yeates

Chair of the Editorial Board:

Roger Sarty
Editor The Northern Mariner: Bill Glover
Editor Argonauta: Isabel Campbell

Presidents of the CNRS

The Canadian Society for the Promotion of Nautical Research was formed at a meeting held at the University of Ottawa on 10 June 1984. Professor Keith Matthews of the Memorial University of Newfoundland was in the chair, and became the first president. He died early in 1984. On 25 October 1984 the society was incorporated under federal statute as the Canadian Nautical Research Society.

  • 1982 - 1984 Professor Keith Matthews, Memorial University of Newfoundland
  • 1984 - 1987 Professor Gerald Panting, Memorial University of Newfoundland
  • 1987 - 1990 Professor Barry Gough, Wilfrid Laurier University
  • 1990 - 1993 Dr W.A.B. Douglas, Directorate of History, Department of National Defence
  • 1993 - 1996 Dr Faye Kert, Department of Health and Welfare
  • 1996 - 1999 Mr G. Edward Reed, Bank of Canada
  • 1999 - 2002 Dr William Glover, Kingston, Ontario
  • 2002 - 2005 Professor James Pritchard, Professor Emeritus, Queen's University
  • 2005 - 2008 Dr Richard Gimblett, Ottawa, Ontario
  • 2008 - 2011 Dr Paul Adamthwaite, Picton, Ontario
  • 2011 - 2014 Mr Maurice D. Smith, Kingston, Ontario
  • 2014 - 2017 Dr Chris Madsen, North Vancouver, BC
  • 2017 - Dr Richard Gimblett, Port Hope, Ontario


Canadian Nautical Research Society - Société canadienne pour la recherche nautique
P.O. Box 34029 Station B
Ottawa, Ontario
K2J 4B0

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