Canadian corvette HMCS Sackville pictured while on convoy escort station. Corvettes were light ships which were battered in heavy seas giving their crews a near lethal beating. One of the most common injury aboard such light vessels was injury because of falls and collisions with stationary objects during heavy seas.
HMCS Esquimalt, Canadian Minesweeper sunk in April 1945 by a German U-Boat, with only 27 of its 71 crew members surviving. [2053x1630]
Post with 897 views. HMCS Esquimalt, Canadian Minesweeper sunk in April 1945 by a German U-Boat, with only 27 of its 71 crew members surviving. [2053x1630]
Canadian Forces - HMCS Sudbury
HMCS Sudbury (K162) was a Flower-class corvette that served the Royal Canadian Navy during the Second World War. She served primarily in the Battle of the Atlantic, as a convoy escort. Commissioned in May 1941, was named after the city of Sudbury, Ontario. Was decommissioned in Canada in August 1945.
Royal Canadian Navy - HMCS BATTLEFORD (K 165) Was a (205') Flower Class Corvette – Commissioned: 31 July 1941 – Compliment: 85 Officers and Enlisted Men – Armament: 1 x 4 Inch (102mm) Mk.IX Gun (Single Mount) 2 x .50 cal Machine Guns (Twin Mount) 2 x .303 cal Lewis Machine Guns (Twin Mount) 2 x Mk.II Depth Charge Throwers and 2 x Depth Charge Rails with 40 Depth Charges – Sensors: 1 x SW1C or 2C Radar, 1 x Type 123A or 1127DV Sonar - Decommissioned: 18 July 1945 and Sold to Venezuela
Aircraft Details - Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum
Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum's Avenger is to be restored in the colours of Royal Canadian Navy Avenger #86180 (NAVY-324). This photo was taken on September 6, 1953 when the aircraft was based at RCAF Scoudouc. Photo: DND
Found at last: Florida repatriates recovered parachute of Canadian fighter pilot 'lost at sea' in 1958
Lt. Barry Troy vanished in fog while attempting to land on a Canadian aircraft carrier off the coast of Florida