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