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.

Canadian corvette HMCS Sackville pictured while on convoy escort station…

HMCS Esquimalt, Canadian Minesweeper sunk in April 1945 by a German U-Boat, with only 27 of its 71 crew members surviving.

HMCS Esquimalt, Canadian Minesweeper sunk in April 1945 by a German U-Boat, with only 27 of its 71 crew members surviving. [2053x1630]

HMCS Esquimalt, Canadian Minesweeper sunk in April 1945 by a German U-Boat, with only 27 of its 71 crew members surviving.

Canada at War: Clearing the Coast

Captains E. McGivern and J. Medhurst examining a German pillbox fortification.

Canadian corvette HCMS Timmins in rough seas during patrol in the North Atlantic, 1941.

Flower-class corvette HMCS Timmins of the Royal Canadian Navy in rough seas during a patrol in 1943 ×

The Royal canadian Navy 'Flower class' corvette HMCS Ville de Quebec in camouflage scheme to break up her profile.

The Royal canadian Navy 'Flower class' corvette HMCS Ville de Quebec in…

HMCS Shediac was a Flower-class corvette of the Royal Canadian Navy during the Second World War.

HMCS Shediac was a Flower-class corvette of the Royal Canadian Navy during the Second World War.

HMCS Sackville (Flower class corvette)

Ian Urquhart served as EO in 'Sackville', the Last Corvette, for 22 years.

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.

HMCS Sudbury was a Flower-class corvette that served the Royal Canadian…

HMCS Sackville, the last surviving World War II corvette and living memorial to the Royal Canadian Navy, its pennant number (K181) clearly visible on its hull.

World War II Convoys in the Battle of the Atlantic, 1939-1945

HMCS Sackville, the last surviving Flower-class corvette in the world. She has been beautifully preserved as a floating museum, faithfully restored to her wartime rigging and sits moored in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

HMCS Ontario, a Minotaur class light cruiser of the Canadian Royal Navy. (google.image) 11.16 New

HMCS Ontario, a Minotaur class light cruiser of the Canadian Royal Navy. (google.image) 11.16 New

HMCS CALGARY (1st). 1941-1945 (1951). HMCS Calgary (K231) was a Royal Canadian Navy Flower-class corvette. Operation Torch, Operation Neptune (D-Day)...

WWII HMCS CALGARY HMCS Calgary was a Flower-class corvette. She was laid down at Marine Industries Ltd., Sorel on 22 March 1941 and launched on 23 August of that year. She was commissioned into the RCN on 16 December

HMCS Bowmanville, a Castle class Corvette. The Flower class had never been intended for use in mid Atlantic, but necessity had forced their use. The Loch class Frigates that were being built to replace them could not be built by smaller shipyards so the Castle class were built. Originally built by Wm Pickersgill & Sons Sunderland as HMS Nunnery Castle, was transferred to RCN prior to completion & renamed HMCS Bowmanville. Commissioned 28/09/44. Sold in '46. Scrapped in '86.

HMCS Bowmanville, a Castle class Corvette. The Flower class had never been…

HMCS Wetaskiwin K175. The bridge and one of the ship's officers of HMCS Wetaskiwin K175 circa 1943.

The bridge and one of the ship's officers of HMCS Wetaskiwin circa

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HMCS Regina (K of the Royal Canadian Navy - Canadian Corvette of the Flower class - Allied Warships of WWII

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