The Crowsnest was the magazine of the Royal Canadian Navy from 1948 until 1965. Most of the issues can be browsed below. Please note that if you are conducting research and wish to obtain the entire collection in one download please read the footer of this page.
The new Croswnest may be found here.
We are determined to make these resources available for researchers. The resources represented on this page comprise of documents that were once available through the RCN History and Heritage department, but then later disappeared from the web.
As they exist on this site, they have been compressed further to aid in quicker download. The names, places and dates in these doocuments are important to many people! They are fully indexable by Google and the contents should be available for folks that are conducting searches on the web.
If you wish to download a larger quantity issues you may also do so on this site. If that site fails to exist, you may contact us and we will create a ZIP archive available for download upon request.