rcnhistory.org :
ROYAL CANADIAN NAVY
HMCS HURON & HMCS ST LAURENT
Photos submitted by Steen Laursen.

HMCS Huron & HMCS St Laurent, 1944.

Thanks to Steen Laursen (aka Heilbuth) who sent me these photos from a friend of his, whose father, Lt-Cmdr. B. Nixon, was in the RCN during WW2.

Royal Canadian Navy : HMCS Huron

Crew of HMCS Huron try to clear the ice from the ship's surface.
This is RCN photograph #H-5984, date stamped August 21, 1944 on the back, but hand dated February 1944.

Royal Canadian Navy : HMCS St Laurent

Upper deck of HMCS St Laurent at sea in coastal waters.
This is RCN photograph #H-1854, date stamped August 21, 1944 on the back. Hand-written on the back is: " Anti Submarine trials HMCS St Laurent puts on steam to go in for an attack on O-15 ".

Royal Canadian Navy : unknown cruiser

Unknown cruiser or battleship.
This is RCN photograph #HN-436-R, date stamped August 21, 1944 on the back. No further information.


Can you provide details or corrections?
Please email Charlie Dobie.


BACK TO MAIN MENU