The Restless Wave

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The Restless Wave
Genre historical documentary
Presented by Liston McIlhagga
Country of origin Canada
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 3
Producer(s) Frank Williams
Location(s) Montreal
Running time 60 minutes
Original network CBC Television
Original release 2 August – 16 August 1970

The Restless Wave is a Canadian historical television miniseries which aired on CBC Television in 1970.


This series was a documentary of the Royal Canadian Navy. Episodes included interviews as conducted by Bill Herbert and Sheridan Nelson, supplemented by film materials from Canadian and European sources.[1]


This series was broadcast on Sundays at 4:00 p.m. Eastern from 2 to 16 August 1970.


  1. This opening episode featured the navy's history from its 1910 inception until World War II; one of the first recruits, Rear Admiral Victor G. Brodeur, was featured in an interview
  2. This episode concentrated on early World War II activity until 1943
  3. The concluding episode concerned the final years of World War II and events towards the amalgamation of the Navy into the Canadian Armed Forces


  1. ^ Corcelli, John (September 2005). "The Restless Wave". Canadian Communications Foundation. Retrieved 7 May 2010. 

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