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1939-1945

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Alexander,
Andrew Linton Brownlie
A.L.B. Alexander

Son of John Hyslop Alexander and Mary Stevenson Brownlie, of Victoria.
14.07.1894
Gordon Head, British Columbia
-
?
[Royal Oak Burial Park Cemetery, Victoria]
T/Lt. (E) 29.01.1941 [0-1480]
T/Lt.Cdr. (E) 01.01.1945 (reld 1945/46)
07.04.1941 - (07.1945) Naval Engineering Development, Naval Engineering and Construction Branch, Naval Service HQ, Ottawa
Angus,
Colin James
C.J. Angus
?
Halifax, Nova Scotia
-
T/Lt. 10.12.1940 [0-2310]
T/A/Lt.Cdr. 01.01.1943
T/Lt.Cdr. 01.01.1944 (reld 23.08.1945)
Mention in Despatches MID 12.06.1943 HM's birthday 43 *
* While serving in command of one of HMC corvettes (HMCS Cobalt) for considerable periods in the North Atlantic, this officer has displayed zeal, efficiency and devotion to duty.
20.05.1941 - 05.05.1943 Commanding Officer, HMCS Cobalt (corvette)
05.05.1943 - (08.)1943 HMCS Cobalt (corvette)
27.09.1943 - 23.04.1945 Commanding Officer, HMCS Port Colborne (frigate)
23.04.1945 - (07.1945) HMCS Port Colborne (frigate) (additional)
       

 
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Balfry,
Charles Patrick
C.P. Balfry
?
-
T/Lt.Cdr.
01.01.1945 [0-4050]
Distinguished Service Cross DSC
?
?
11.03.1944
-
10.05.1944
Commanding Officer, HMCS Annan (frigate)
Barrett,
Raiffe Dillon
R.D. Barrett
1905 ?
-
19.02.1979
Port Alberni, British Columbia
[age 74]
T/Lt.Cdr.
01.01.1945 [0-4640]
15.01.1944
-
04.05.1945
Commanding Officer, HMCS Antigonish (frigate)
(05.1945)


HMCS Stadacona (RCN base, Halifax, Nova Scotia) (for disposal or under training)
Baugh,
Gerald Ormsby
G.O. Baugh (Photo courtesy of V.Adm. Nigel D. Brodeur (retd))
1904 ?
-
25.11.1978
Vancouver, British Columbia
[age 74]
Lt.
31.01.1933 [0-4990]
Lt.Cdr.
31.01.1941
A/Cdr.
01.01.1944
T/Cdr.
01.01.1945 (reld 12.12.19145)
Officer of the Order of the British Empire OBE
02.06.1943
HM's birthday 43
Royal Canadian Navy Reserve Officers Decoration RD
02.01.1944
?
31.10.1940
-

HMCS Naden III (training establishment)
06.01.1941
-
04.04..1942
Commanding Officer, HMCS Alberni (corvette)
06.04.1942
-
11.01.1944
Commanding Officer, HMCS St. Clair (destroyer)
12.01.1944
-
(07.1945)
Senior Staff Officer to Chief of Staff to Commanding Officer Pacific Coast [HMS Burrard (RCN base, Vancouver, BC)]
Bbrodrick,
Charles Edward Cumberland
C.E.C. Brodrick (Photo courtesy of V.Adm. Nigel D. Brodeur (retd))
?
-
T/Lt. 23.09.1938 [0-9020]
(1945)     on staff of Commanding Officer Pacific Coast [HMCS Burrard (RCN base, Vancouver, BC)]
       

 
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Coutts,
David James
D.J. Coutts
1906
Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
-
1981
Sydney, NSW, Australia
T/Lt.
14.09.1942
1943?, seniority 14.09.1941 (reld < 04.1946)
(06.)1943
-
(10.)1943
HMCS Dawson (corvette)
22.10.1943
-
(10.)1944
HMCS Prince David (landing ship, infantry)
13.12.1944
-
(07.1945)
HMCS Prince Henry (landing ship, infantry)
Cuthbert,
James
"Hamish"
J. Cuthbert
From Vancouver, British Columbia
1911 ?
Troon, Scotland
-
30.04.1994
Head of Jeddore, Nova Scotia
[age 83]
T/Lt.
19.06.1941, backdated 19.06.1939 [0-17640]
T/A/Lt.Cdr.
01.01.1945 (retd 12.09.1945)
Mention in Despatches MID
01.01.1945
New Year 45



trained as Cadet and served as navigator with Cape Line; obtained his Master's Ticket (Foreign-Going) in 1936; served with the Blue Funnel Line in Far East trade to 1940
19.06.941


joined RCNR
26.11.1941
[11.12.1941]
-
24.04.1944
[20.04.1944]
Commanding Officer, HMCS Grandmere (minesweeper)
24.04.1944
[16.06.1944]
-
04.07.1945
[08.07.1945]
Commanding Officer, HMCS Asbestos (corvette)



commanded Canadian Transport ships on world-wide trade; joined the Canadian Coast Guard (1940) and commanded North Pacific weather ships, icebreakers CCG Labrador and CCG John A. Macdonald, Marine Superintendent at Dartmouth base in 1964, Regional Fleet Superintendent for Maritime Division in 1968 and retired in 1971

 
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Denyer,
Harry George
H.G. Denyer
Married (25.04.1931, Esquimalt, British Columbia) Anne Knowles.
1906 ?
-
22.12.1952
North Vancouver, British Columbia
[age 46]
T/Lt.
15.12.1939
28.03.1940
-
(02.1941)
Commanding Officer, HMCS Stanpoint (tug)
21.11.1941
-
19.09.1942
Commanding Officer, HMCS Amherst (corvette)

 
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Easton,
Alan Herbert
A.H. Easton
1902
-
21.09.2001
Ottawa, Ontario
[A/]T/Lt.
15.02.1940 [0-21650]
[A?/]Lt.Cdr.
? [retd 20.10.1944)
Distinguished Service Cross DSC
18.11.1942
?
Mention in Despatches MID
20.01.1945
?
02.1940


joined RCN
16.03.1940
-
(02.1941)
HMCS Acadia (training vessel)
(1941)


HMCS Caradoc
18.05.1941
-
05.04.1942
Commanding Officer, HMCS Baddeck (corvette)
06.04.1942
-
10.04.1943
Commanding Officer, HMCS Sackville (corvette)
22.10.1943
-
03.04.1944
Commanding Officer, HMCS Matane (frigate)
07.04.1944
-
08.08.1944
Commanding Officer, HMCS Saskatchewan (destroyer)
Published: 50 North : an Atlantic battleground (1963); The adventures of Captain Haylestone (1975); Ships against the sea (1986)
Edwards,
Thomas Bottrell
T.B. Edwards
From St. Ives, Cornwall, England.
(12?).1898
Penzance district, Cornwall, UK
-
26.03.1958
Halifax, Nova Scotia
T/Lt.
18.07.1941 [0-219700]
?, seniority 18.07.1940
T/A/Lt.Cdr.
08.11.1944?
Mention in Despatches MID
28.11.1944
20.01.1945
Operation Neptune (Normandy 06.44)
01.11.1941
-
11.12.1942
Commanding Officer, HMCS Elk (patrol vessel)
12.01.1943
-
06.11.1944
Commanding Officer, HMCS Vegreville (Bangor class minesweeper)
08.11.1944
-
(05.)1945
a Coastal Convoy Commodore, Naval Control Service, Halifax, NS [HMCS Stadacona]
28.08.1945
-
14.03.1946
Commanding Officer, HMCS Arnprior (corvette)
English,
Dermot Thomas
D.T. English
Son of Edward and Kathleen English.
Husband of Virginia S. English, of New Bedford, Massachusetts, USA.
1911 ?
St John's, Newfoundland
-
07.05.1944
[age 33]
[Halifax Memorial, panel 7]
T/Mate
19.06.1940
T/Lt.
04.04.1941
T/A/Lt.Cdr.
1943?
First Officer of the Monarch of Burmuda of the Furness-Bermuda Line.
06.1940
 
 
enlisted at Halifax, NS
(12.1941)
 
 
HMCS Stadacona (RCN base, Halifax) *
04.11.1942
-
11.10.1943
Commanding Officer, HMCS Mulgrave (minesweeper)
08.11.1943
-
07.05.1944
Commanding Officer, HMCS Valleyfield (frigate) [sunk by U-548 south of Newfoundland]
* indexed, but not listed as such
Evans,
Leighton
L. Evans (Photo courtesy of V.Adm. Nigel D. Brodeur (retd))
?
-
T/Skpr.Lt. 13.04.1944 [0-22590]
26.07.1944 - (05.1945) Administrative Officer, Staff Officer Combined Operations, and Staff Officer Harbour Craft on staff of Commanding Officer Pacific Coast [HMCS Burrard (RCN base, Vancouver, BC)]
Evelyn,
John
J. Evelyn
?
-
T/Lt.
05.03.1940, backdated 05.03.1939 [0-22660]
(02.1941)


no posting listed
28.09.1942
-
07.04.1944
Commanding Officer, HMCS Swift Current (Bangor class minesweeper)
22.09.1944
-
(05.1945)
HMCS Captor (depot ship, Saint John, N.Br.)
(07.1945)


HMCS Swift Current (Bangor class minesweeper) *
* indexed, but not listed as such

 
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Germain,
Albert Francis
A.F. Germain (Photo courtesy of V.Adm. Nigel D. Brodeur (retd))
?
-
T/Lt. 15.10.1939 [0-26700]
T/A/Lt.Cdr. 01.07.1943
20.07.1942 - (05.1945) Inspector of Boom Defences on staff of Commanding Officer Pacific Coast [HMCS Burrard (RCN base, Vancouver, BC)]
Gordon,
John Harold
J.H. Gordon
?
-
T/Ch.Skpr.
22.12.1940 [0-27920]
T/Skpr.Lt.
22.12.1941
09.05.1941
-
(12.1943)
HMCS Matapedia (corvette)
23.05.1944
-
08.1944
First Lieutenant, HMCS Heatherton (tug)
28.08.1944
-
(04.1946)
Commanding Officer, HMCS Norton (tug)
       

  
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Harding,
John
J. Harding
?
-
T/A/Lt.
07.08.1939 [0-30770]
T/A/Lt.Cdr.
01.01.1943
T/Lt.Cdr.
01.01.1945 (reld 10.12.1945)
Mention in Despatches MID
01.01.1945
New Year 45
20.09.1940
-
23.09.1940
USS Mackenzie for HMCS Annapolis
24.09.1940
-

HMCS Annapolis (destroyer)
26.05.1941
-
10.07.1941
Commanding Officer, stand by HMCS Algoma (corvette)
11.07.1941
-
14.10.1943
Commanding Officer, HMCS Algoma (corvette)
[11.10.1943
-
03.02.1944
Commanding Officer, HMCS Algoma (corvette) ? ]
20.03.1944
-
27.04.1944
Commanding Officer, stand by HMCS Charlottetown (frigate)
28.04.1944
-
23.04.1945
Commanding Officer, HMCS Charlottetown (frigate)
24.04.1945
-
01.12.1945
Commanding Officer, HMCS Springhill (frigate)
Harrison,
William Edward
W.E. Harrison
From Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Married; two sons.
?
Ireland
-
T/Lt. 29.05.1941 [0-31290]
?, seniority 29.05.1940
T/A/Lt.Cdr. 01.01.1945
Lt.Cdr. 10.04.1946
Distinguished Service Cross DSC 14.06.1945 HM's birthday 45
06.09.1941 - 18.10.1941 Commanding Officer, HMCS Husky (armed yacht)
04.12.1941 - 13.10.1943 Commanding Officer, HMCS Lunenburg (corvette)
11.11.1943 - 30.01.1945 Commanding Officer, HMCS Trentonian (corvette) (DSC)
03.02.1945 - 19.06.1945 Commanding Officer, HMCS Joliette (frigate)
24.11.1945 - 22.03.1946 Commanding Officer, HMCS Qu’Appelle (destroyer)
05.01.1950 - 14.07.1951 HMCS Scotian (Halifax Naval Division)
15.07.1951 - 09.1954 Executive Officer of Naval Reserve Division HMCS Scotian in Halifax
10.09.1954 - (1956) HMCS Carleton
Hickey,
Lester Alton
L.A. Hickey
?
-
Skpr.Lt.
14.11.1941 [0-32900]
A/Lt.Cdr.
< 05.1945
26.03.1942
-
21.10.1944
Commanding Officer, HMCS Arrowhead (corvette)
11.11.1944
-
(05.1945)
Commanding Officer, HMCS Victoriaville (frigate)
Hudson,
Charles Henry
C.H. Hudson (Photo courtesy of V.Adm. Nigel D. Brodeur (retd))
?
-
T/Lt.Cdr. 01.01.1943 [0-34600]
T/A/Cdr. 24.04.1944
Distinguished Service Cross DSC ? ?
Distinguished Service Cross DSC ? ?
24.04.1944 - (05.1945) Staff Officer Operations on staff of Commanding Officer Pacific Coast [HMCS Burrard (RCN base, Vancouver, BC)]
Hutchings,
Frank Goddard
F.G. Hutchings
?
-
T/Lt.Cdr.
01.01.1945 [0-35320]
20.06.1944
-
29.06.1945
Commanding Officer, HMCS Baddeck (corvette)

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Jeffrey,
Douglas George
D.G. Jeffrey (Photo courtesy of Mrs Jenny Rowney)
Son of Pastor R. Foster Jeffrey, 'Ardlui', Cyprus Park, Bloomfield, (East) Belfast.

biographical sketch

private papers
23.09.1885
-
23.03.1972
Prob. S.Lt. RNR
?
S.Lt. RNR
01.04.1912
Lt. RNR
(1917)
A/Lt.Cdr. RNR
31.12.1918
Lt.Cdr. RNR
? (retd 07.06.1927)
Cdr. (retd) RNR
07.06.1927
T/Lt.Cdr.
29.08.1939 [0-36420] (retd 03.1947)
Member of the Order of the British Empire (Civil Division) MBE
08.06.1963
for political services in Lanark

Distinguished Service Order

DSO 
17.11.1917

for services in action with enemy submarines

Royal Canadian Navy Reserve Officers Decoration RD
?
?
Croix de Guerre (France); Order of White Eagle (Serbia); Otder of St George (Russia)
Further medal entitlements might be: WW1 British War Medal, Victory Medal, Naval General Service Medal, 39-45, Atlantic, Burma, Defence, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal and Clasp, WW2 War Medal.
Education: Campbell College, Belfast (09.1898-12.1899)
Served in the Merchant Navy.


 
 
served RNR:
?
-
1914
First Officer, SY Endurance
"Quest" (with Ernest Shackleton) (antarctic expedition), 1921-22. Worked in oil, newspaper & aircraft businesses, 1924-1939.

served RCNR on staff appointments [Chief Examination Officer, Halifax, NS; Deputy Senior Officer, Assault Group 'W.1'; Assistant to Staff Officer, 'Q' to East Indies Naval Control Service Officer, Netherlands East Indies; Canadian Naval Mission, London] & ships:

24.11.1939
-
(02.1941)
HMCS Stadacona (RCN barracks, Halifax, Nova Scotia) (for Naval Control Service)



HM Torpedo Boat 050



HMS Thorn (submarine)



HMS Chagford (Q ship)



HMS Gossamer (minesweeper)



HMS Hollyhock (corvette)



HMS Daffodil
?
-
28.04.1942
Commanding Officer, HMCS Renard [from 02.10.1940??] *
24.05.1942
-
29.09.1942
Commanding Officer, HMCS Ville de Quebec (corvette)
20.07.1943
-
18.01.1944
Commanding Officer, HMCS Hamilton (destroyer)
23.02.1944
-
20.02.1945
Commanding Officer, HMCS Teme (frigate)
30.03.1945
-
10.05.1945
Commanding Officer, HMCS Lauzon (frigate)
14.09.1945
-
(04.1946)
HMS Lanka (RN base, Colombo, Ceylon) (for Naval Control Service duties)
* indexed, but not listed as such

Johnson,
Bernard Dodds Leitch "Young Barney"

From Vancouver, BC.
Married (18.12.1929, New Westminster, British Columbia) Janet Meek.
1904
-
30.04.1977
Vancouver, British Columbia
Prob. Lt.
05.04.1939 [0-36730]
Lt.
> 04.1940, seniority 05.04.1939
A/Lt.Cdr.
01.01.1942
Lt.Cdr.
01.01.1943
A/Cdr.
06.04.1945? (reld 03.12.1945)

Officer of the Order of the British Empire

OBE 
01.01.1944
08.01.1944
New Year 44
11.01.1940
-
02.11.1940
Commanding Officer, HMCS Haro (tug)
02.11.1940
-
23.01.1941
Naval Base Prince Rupert
23.01.1941
-
14.03.1943
Commanding Officer, HMCS Agassiz (corvette)
18.03.1943
-
23.11.1943
Commanding Officer, HMCS Columbia (destroyer)
01.10.1944
-
?
SO Escort Group C-7 [HMCS Niobe]
06.04.1945
-
09.05.1945
Commanding Officer, HMCS Lanark (frigate)
09.08.1945
-
14.11.1945
Commanding Officer, HMCS Grou (frigate)
Port Manager, Vancouver
Literature: Norman Hacking, The two Barneys : Captain Bernard Leitch Johnson, CBE, DSO, 1878-1968, Captain Bernard Dodds Leitch Johnson, OBE, 1904-1977 (1984)

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Kidd,
Peter Fides
P.F. Kidd (Photo courtesy of Mr Chris Holder)
Married (01.12.1924, Vancouver, British Columbia) Ada Lillian Ruth Ashton.
1903 ?
-
18.10.1980
Vancouver, British Columbia
[age 77]
T/Cd.Eng.
01.07.1944 [0-38810]
...
-
...
...
08.05.1944
-
(07.1945)
Engineer Officer, HMCS Leaside (corvette)
       

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Laib°,
Kristian
K. Kjenne
Son of Jens and Anette Kjenne, of Oslo, Norway.
19.07.1912
Norway
-
21.05.1941
[age 29]
[Cardiff Western Cemetery, C.94]
T/S.Lt.
29.07.1940
(02.1941)


HMS Claverhouse (RN base, Leith & Granton) *
?
-
21.05.1941
HMS Darnett Ness (minesweeping trawler)
* indexed, but not listed as such
       

  
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MacColl,
William Wyness
W.W. MacColl
?
-
T/S.Lt. 23.01.1942 [0-43500]
T/Lt. 23.07.1942
... ...
Cdr. RCN 01.07.1956
(06.1942)     no appointment listed
20.06.1942 - (08.)1943 HMCS Lachine (Bangor class minesweeper)
10.11.1943 - (06.)1944 HMCS Giffard (corvette)
25.09.1944 - (05.1945) HMCS Buckingham (frigate)
(04.1946)     Naval Service HQ
      transferred RCN
MacKay,
Alastair Ian
A.I. MacKay
?
-
T/Lt.
? [0-44450]
T/Lt.Cdr.
01.07.1944
01.11.1940
-
06.08.1942
Commanding Officer, HMCS Arvida (corvette)
12.12.1942
-
(05.1945)
Mercantile Plotting Section, Division of Warfare and Training, Naval Service HQ, Ottawa
Magill,
James Flevalle
J.F. Magill
Husband of Anne Magill, of Tsingtao, North China.
14.04.1898
-
21.06.1942
(MPK) [age 44]
[Halifax Memorial, panel 6]
T/Lt. (E) 18.06.1941
(12.1941)     HMCS Naden (RCN base, Esquimalt, BC) *
? - 21.06.1942 HMCS Avalon (RCN base, St John's, Newfoundland) [missing, presumed killed while being on board HMS P 514 (submarine) when it was rammed by HMCS Georgian (minesweeper)]
McMurtry,
William Wesley
W.W. McMurtry (Photo courtesy of Mr Alex Wadden)
Married (c. 1930) Annie Crowe.
29.08.1895
Margaretville, Nova Scotia
-
01.1981
Middleton, Nova Scotia
T/Lt.
1940?, seniority 22.08.1939 [0-50510] (reld > 04.1946)
01.12.1940
-
(02.)1943
HMCS Prince Henry (armed merchant cruiser)
05.04.1943
-
(04.1946)
First Lieutenant, HMCS Ross Norman (mobile deperming vessel)
Moore,
Louis Frederick
L.F. Moore
?
-
10.08.1996
Digby
Lt.
?
06.04.1944
-
24.08.1944
Commanding Officer, HMCS Algoma (corvette)
More,
Edward Middlemas
E.M. More
?
-
T/Lt.
13.06.1940 [0-53060]
T/A/Lt.Cdr.
01.01.1944
T/Lt.Cdr.
01.01.1945 (reld 15.11.1945)
Mention in Despatches MID
02.06.1943
HM's birthday 43
15.09.1941
-
04.10.1941
Commanding Officer, HMCS Melville (minesweeper)
08.11.1941
-
15.03.1943
Commanding Officer, HMCS Gananoque (minesweeper)
15.03.1943
-
15.03.1944
Commanding Officer, HMCS Agassiz (corvette)
16.03.1944
-
28.04.1945
Commanding Officer, HMCS Ettrick (frigate)
19.07.1945
-
09.11.1945
Commanding Officer, HMCS Prestonia (frigate)

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Northrup,
Harold Raymond
H.R. Northrup (Photo courtesy of V.Adm. Nigel D. Brodeur (retd))
?
-
Cdr. (S) 01.01.1944 [0-55760]
15.12.1942 - (05.1945) Command Supply Officer on staff of Commanding Officer Pacific Coast [HMCS Burrard (RCN base, Vancouver, BC)]
       

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Patterson,
William Desmond
W.D. Patterson (Photo courtesy of V.Adm. Nigel D. Brodeur (retd))
?
-
T/Lt. (S) 30.10.1941 [0-57970]
T/A/Lt.Cdr. (S) 10.01.1944
10.01.1944 - (05.1945) Command Supply Officer's Staff on staff of Commanding Officer Pacific Coast [HMCS Burrard (RCN base, Vancouver, BC)]
       

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Russell,
Benjamin Thomas Robert
B.T.R. Russell
?
-
S.Lt. RNR
06.02.1938
Lt. RNR
06.02.1940
T/Lt.
?, seniority 06.02.1939 [0-64330] (reld < 04.1946)
12.09.1939
-
(02.1941)
Commanding Officer, HMS Charles McIver (armed yacht)
08.04.1942
-
(10.1944)
Commanding Officer, HMCS Guysborough (Bangor class minesweeper)
?
-
(05.1945)
Commanding Officer, HMCS Snowberry (corvette)
(07.1945)
 
 
no appointment listed
Russell,
Henry Auchinvole
H.A. Russell (Photo courtesy of Mr John Andrew Russell)
1909 ?
-
18.09.1972
Vancouver, British Columbia
[age 63]
T/Lt.
20.08.1940 [0-64360]
T/Lt.Cdr.
01.01.1945
T/A/Cdr.
1945? (reld < 04.1946)
26.06.1941
-
30.05.1942
Commanding Officer, HMCS Prescott (corvette)
02.07.1942
-
11.09.1942
Commanding Officer, HMCS Prescott (corvette)
28.09.1942
-
(07.1945)
on staff of Commander-in-Chief Canadian North West Atlantic [HMCS Stadacona (RCN base, Halifax, NS)]
28.09.1942
-
(12.1943)
Operations Staff
(06.1944)
-
(07.1945)
Staff Officer Convoys 
Continued ashore in the marine industry and was vice-president of Lunham and Moore in Montreal for some years, then President and CEO of Northland Navigation in Vancouver till his death.
       

 
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Skinner,
Edgar George
E.G. Skinner
?
-
A/Lt.
03.04.1929 [0-67520]
Lt.
1930?, seniority 03.04.1929
Lt.Cdr.
03.04.1937
Cdr.
01.07.1942 (reld 11.12.1945)
Distinguished Service Cross DSC
11.06.1942
13.06.1942
HM's birthday 42 *
Royal Canadian Navy Reserve Officers Decoration RD
06.07.1943
-
* Lieutenant-Commander Skinner has displayed great devotion to duty and given invaluable service in connection with the escort of convoys during exceptionally severe winter months. This Officer, when left as senior officer of the escort, has consistently shown himself capable of carrying responsibility and by his exemplary conduct, initiative and resource, has set an example to others and thus improved the efficiency of those under his command.
20.09.1939
-
07.1940
Commanding Officer, HMCS Rayon d'Or (private yacht)
27.07.1940
-
17.01.1941
Commanding Officer, HMCS Reindeer (armed yacht)
18.01.1941
-
19.04.1943
Commanding Officer, HMCS Arrowhead (corvette)
04.07.1943
-
17.11.1943
Commanding Officer, HMCS Provider (auxiliary)
27.12.1943
-
01.1944
Commanding Officer, HMS Roxborough (destroyer)
22.01.1944
-
02.02.1944
Commanding Officer, HMCS Long Branch (corvette)
03.02.1944
-
11.06.1945
Commanding Officer, HMCS Monnow (frigate) (till 07.03.1944 stand-by) [from 07.01.1945-02.04.1945 also nominal Commanding Officer, HMCS Qu'appelle (destroyer) which was refitting at the time]
Smith,
Frank Chalmers
F.C. Smith
?
-
T/Skpr.Lt.
25.05.1944 [0-68010]
29.03.1941
-
01.07.1942
Commanding Officer, HMCS Annapolis (destroyer)
17.12.1944
-
(05.1945)
Commanding Officer, HMCS Bittersweet (corvette)
Stuart,
Charles Joseph
C.J. Stuart (Photo courtesy of angloboerwarmuseum.com) C.J. Stuart (Photo courtesy of angloboerwarmuseum.com)

10.05.1879
Stoke Damerel district, Devon, UK
-
03.11.1945
Montreal, Quebec
Midsh. RNR ?
S.Lt. RNR 09.06.1903
Lt. RNR 09.02.1909
Lt.Cdr. RNR 09.02.1917
Cdr. RNR 09.02.1922 (retd early 1920s)
T/Cdr. 1940, seniority 09.02.1922
T/Capt. 01.07.1942
Officer of the Order of the British Empire (Military Division) OBE WW I ?
Royal Canadian Navy Reserve Officers Decoration RD 30.07.1920 -
Officer, Order of the Crown of Italy, 19.12.1917.
01.04.1940 - 01.08.1942 Naval Officer-in-charge, HMC Naval Base, Montreal [HMCS Venture]
01.08.1942 - 27.01.1945 Commanding Officer, HMCS Captor (RCN base, Saint John, New Brunswick) & Naval Officer-in-Charge, Saint John, N.Br.

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Taylor,
George William
G.W. Taylor
25.03.1898
London, UK
-
T/Lt. 09.09.1940 [0-71990]
T/Lt.Cdr. 01.07.1944 (reld > 04.1946)
(12.1941)     HMCS Venture (RCN base, Halifax, Nova Scotia) *
01.05.1942 - (04.1946) HMCS Stadacona (RCN base, Halifax, Nova Scotia) (for Naval Control Service)
* indexed, but not listed as such
       

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Walmesley,
Hubert Charles
H.C. Walmesley
?
-
16.05.1987
Halifax, Nova Scotia
T/Lt.Cdr.
01.01.1945 [0-75860]
03.03.1944
-
24.08.1944
Commanding Officer, HMCS Annapolis (destroyer)
18.04.1945
-
(05.1945)
Commanding Officer, HMCS Preserver (base supply ship)
Webb,
William Silvanus
W.S. Webb
Son of Charles Henry Webb, and Mary Ann Wallace Wilson.
Married; ... children.
(06?).1901
South Shields district, County Durham / Tyne and Wear
-
?

Brisbane, Australia
[buried Guernsey, Channel Islands]
T/Lt. (E) 18.11.1940 [0-76640]
T/Lt.Cdr. (E) 01.01.1943
(12.1941)     HMCS Stadacona (RCN base, Halifax, Nova Scotia) *
14.10.1943 - (07.1945) Resident Naval Engineer Overseer, Saint John [HMCS Captor (RCN base, Saint John, New Brunswick)]
* indexed, but not listed as such

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Young,
Alexander Keith
A.K. Young
1906 ?
-
14.02.1980
New Westminster, British Columbia
[age 74]
Lt.
16.12.1935
A/Lt.Cdr.
?
27.05.1940
-
(02.1941)
Commanding Officer, HMCS Caribou
06.02.1941
-
20.11.1941
Commanding Officer, HMCS Amherst (corvette)
Young,
Henry Esson
H.E. Young
Son of Dr. Henry Esson Young (1862-1939), and Rosalind Watson.
1910
Victoria, British Columbia
-
1977
T/Ch.Skpr. 01.04.1940 [0-80490]
T/Skpr.Lt. 14.11.1941 (reld 06.07.1945)
T/Lt.Cdr. ? ?
Mention in Despatches MID 14.06.1945
16.06.1945
HM's birthday 45 *
* This Commanding Officer displayed excellent seamanship and great tenacity of purpose after his ship was damaged off the coast of Labrador in June, 1944. He has been at sea for nearly four years, over two of which have been spent in command of his own ship, and has always shown unswerving loyalty and devotion to duty.
(10.1940)     no appointment listed
(02.1941)     no appointment listed
23.04.1941 - ? HMCS Malaspina (patrol vessel)
(12.1941)     HMCS Malaspina (patrol vessel) *
07.03.1942 - 28.02.1943 Commanding Officer, HMC ML 068 (motor launch)
05.08.1943 - 15.06.1945 HMCS Buctouche (corvette)
28.04.1944 - 04.12.1944 Commanding Officer
02.01.1945 - 15.06.1945 Commanding Officer
* indexed, but not listed as such
 
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