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ROYAL CANADIAN NAVY
WOMEN'S ROYAL CANADIAN NAVAL SERVICE
Photos From The Collection of Gertrude Quinn

Victoria, BC : Women's Royal Canadian Naval Service.

HMCS Uganda

Photo 436: -- Wrens onboard HMCS Uganda. August 29, 1945.
Gertrude Quinn is being hugged in front, far right.

HMCS Uganda

Photo 432: -- Wrens onboard HMCS Uganda. August 29, 1945.
L to R: Gertrude Quinn, Maxine Peden, Mary Matusky, Judy Lauzen.

Victoria, BC

Photo 505: -- Victoria, BC, 1945.

Victoria, BC

Photo 472: -- Victoria, BC, 1945.
L to R: Maxine Peden & John Loggie; Trudy Quinn & Jack York.

Esquimalt, BC

Photo 506: -- Moresby II Barracks, Esquimalt, BC.
Naval historian, David Freeman (LCdr, RCN Ret'd) says: " Moresby II was the designation of the second WRCNS barracks in Esquimalt. Moresby I was the former Coach and Horses Inn on Esquimalt Road, torn down c. 1998. "


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For more about the history of the WRCNS during WW2, see this article in the Canadian Encyclopedia.


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