Canadian Govenor General Earl of Bessborough visits Britannia Mines September 8th 1932




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Published on Dec 24, 2013

Vere Brabazon Ponsonby was the 14th Governor General of Canada from April 4th 1931 to November 2nd 1935. This is a visit of his to Britannia Mine on September 8th 1932.

He travels to the mine from Vancouver via Eric Hamber's yacht the Vencedor. Until the late 1950s there was no road connecting the upper end of Howe Sound with Vancouver.

The original was silent, I added the music


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