HMCS Niagara in the winter.
The crew of HMCS Niagara in the ship's mess.
A shipmate is laid to rest in Iceland.
An aircraft in the distance on the Atlantic, seen from HMCS Sioux.
Able Seaman Forbes Brown.
WRENS (Women's Royal Canadian Naval Service) practicing Aldis lamp and semaphore signalling techniques in Galt, Ontario.
An exhausted seaman during a quiet afternoon on a North Atlantic convoy.
June (Whiting) McRae, WRCNS, arrives in England with her kit.
Russian destroyer escorts tied up in Venga Bay, Russia, on the Murmansk Run, 1944.
Crewmates from HMCS Sioux. Their service caps intentionally never identified the ships on which they served.
Rowing across St. John's Harbour, 1940.
A Whaler coming alongside in the Atlantic.
A downed American flyer being rescued by a Canadian crew.
Peter Chance (centre) and his new bride on their wedding day on HMCS Skeena, September 1941.
Wrens signalling from a dockside signal tower in Halifax, 1944.
Troop ships crossing the English Channel for the D-Day Invasion, June 1944.
A landing craft moving escorted by air cover towards the Normandy beaches, June 1944.
Tony Griffin shortly after assuming his first command in 1942.
In HMCS Pictou's wardroom shortly after an attack on a sub.
Jenny Pike, a WRCNS photographer onboard a ship in Esquimalt harbour, BC.
A Canadian destroyer coming very close to a German submarine during heavy weather in the North Atlantic.
Landing craft coming and going from the 'Mother' ship during dress rehearsals for the D-Day landings, May 1944.
A lookout on HMCS Prince David on June 6, 1944, just off the Normandy beaches.
Wrens on signals duty in Newfoundland, 1944.
Stoker Tom Ingham catching up on some much needed sleep onboard HMCS Iroquois, accompanied by the ship's mascot.
Stokers and other engine crew onboard HMCS Iroquois, 1944.
Sleeping quarters onboard HMCS Iroquois.
RMS Queen Elizabeth preparing to head overseas carrying troops. She was painted grey for camouflage.
An errant sailor is escorted back to his quarters in Halifax, 1944.
Lt. Bill MacDonald, Directional Fire Officer, on the North Atlantic, 1942.
Rescue of 861 British, German, and Italian survivors of the (torpedoed) S.S. Arandora Star, July 2, 1940.
Sole survivors of the tanker 'Conch' in December 1940.
Picking up survivors of HMS Forfar, December 1940.
Captain Pat Nixon (left) and Lt. Commander Gus Boulton in late 1944 heading back to Halifax onboard HMCS Chaudiere.
Oerlikon guns crews and lookouts onboard HMCS Chaudiere, 1944.
Icing up in the North Atlantic.
Sinking of U744 on March 6, 1944, by HMCS St. Catharines, Chaudiere, Gatineau, Chilliwack, Fennel, and Icarus.
Bud Garrett on island launch 'York', which was used for bringing supplies to and from from Vancouver Island.
Fred Seeley, rescued from the sunk HMCS Guysborough, with Nursing Sister Margaret Garrett, April 25th, 1945.
Casualties in the medical bay on the Prince David following the landings in the South of France, 1944.
Canadian troops wade ashore during landings in the south of France, 1944.
A bit of a 'blow' at sea. Many sailors were more fearful of the weather than they were of submarines.
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