Oerlikon 20mm anti-aircraft gun aboard HMCS Prince David off Kithera, Greece, 16 September 1944

Able Seaman Joe Nantais manning an Oerlikon anti-aircraft gun aboard HMCS Prince David off Kithera, Greece, 16 September 1944

HMNZS Otago F111 -Probably the best known photo of Otago taken during Operation Shopwindow in Cook Strait

HMNZS Otago -Probably the best known photo of Otago taken during Operation Shopwindow in Cook Strait

HMS Amethyst, During World War II, Amethyst was deployed mostly on anti-submarine patrols and escort duties. On 20 February 1945 she attacked and sank the U-boat U-1276 with depth charges. U-1276 had just sunk HMS Vervain, a Flower-class corvette. The action took place in the North Atlantic, south of Waterford and resulted in the loss of all 49 of the U-boat's crew.

HMS Amethyst, During World War II, Amethyst was deployed mostly on…

HMS Freesia in Flower Class Corvette Images Forum

HMS Freesia in Flower Class Corvette Images Forum

16th November 1941: U-433 sunk by HMS Marigold

A Flower Class Corvette of the same type as HMS Marigold The distorting camouflage pattern can be seen here although it is much faded.

Canada's First Contingent( for WW1) by Sir Norman L Wilkinson http://www.warmuseum.ca/cwm/education/toolkit/images/forcrown/art/pa21.jpg

English marine artist Norman Wilkinson painted Canada's First Contingent leaving Canada in October

HMS Thames

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HMS INDOMITABLE, Hawker Sea Hurricanes and Fairey Albacores on the flight deck during a Malta convoy. Note the radio masts in the upright position and the crane on the edge of the deck.

HMS INDOMITABLE, Hawker Sea Hurricanes and Fairey Albacores on the flight deck during a Malta convoy. Note the radio masts in the upright position and the crane on the edge of the deck.

HMNZS Arbutus. Flower class corvette

HMNZS Arbutus. Flower class corvette

HMCS Bonaventure (CVL 22) was a Majestic-class aircraft carrier launched, Feb 27, 1945 and served both in the Royal Canadian Navy and Canadian Forces Maritime Command.

HMCS Bonaventure (CVL was a Majestic-class aircraft carrier launched, Feb 1945 and served both in the Royal Canadian Navy and Canadian Forces Maritime Command.

HMCS Kitchener

HMCS Kitchener

HMCS ARVIDA K113

HMCS ARVIDA K113

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