Esquimalt Harbour : HMCS Grilse at the Jetty.
HMCS Grilse at the jetty in Esquimalt Harbour.
The conning tower area is covered by tarps either for security or
maintenance. At the time it was Canada's only submarine, although it was on loan from the US Navy.
The stern of the frigate HMCS Beacon Hill (303) can be seen in the middle distance and
on the far side of the harbour is the bow and bridge of HMCS Saskatchewan being finished over in
Yarrows shipyard. She was built in Victoria Machinery Depot outer wharf and finished at Yarrows.
I must have taken this photo from
HMCS Ste. Therese, so that's another frigate in the foreground, possibly
HMCS Stettler who we were often tied up with.
Same view as above from a different angle.
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