WWII British Admiralty Charts CWHM

Maps in this series have been digitized from paper originals held at the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum, Hamilton, ON. They have been made available to the public under the terms of the Creative Commons License, through a partnership between McMaster University and the CWHM.


Chart 16941: Corvo and Flores
Chart 16941: Corvo and Flores
Chart no. 169.41. Original survey in 1844 by Captain A.T.E. Vidal, Royal Navy. Original publication date of July 18th, 1849. "Engraved by J. & C. Walker." Reprinted with small corrections in 1918, 1924, 1925, 1926, 1936, 1938, 1939, 1940 (zinc enamel print), and 1946. Inset: Santa Cruz [1:246,933 approx.]. Numerous sea-level profile illustrations of Flores and Corvo Islands. Verso: blue ink stamp, "Supplied for the use of the Air Ministry." This digital image has been created from an original, paper chart held at the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum, accession number 997.178.014 (drawer 1).
Chart 29342: Santa Maria and the Formigas
Chart 29342: Santa Maria and the Formigas
British Admiralty Chart no. 293.42. Original survey in 1843 by Captain A.T.E. Vidal, Royal Navy. Original publication date of July 18, 1849. "J. & C. Walker, Sculpt. 1865." Reprinted with small corrections in 1918 and 1928 and zinc enamel plate print in 1940. Insets: Formigas 1:12130 ; Dollabarat 1:12130 ; Sao Lourenco Bay 1:24.480 ; Villa Do Porto Bay 1:24,480. Multiple sea-level profile illustrations of portions of Santa Maria. Blue ink stamp, "This chart is for use of aircraft only, Hydrographic Department, Admiralty." This digital image has been created from an original, paper chart held at the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum, accession number 997.178.017 (drawer 1).