arrived at S. John's to join EG W-5, Western Escort Force, in which three-month refit at Grimsby, England, including fo'c's'le extension. HMCS Kingston OP Caribbe. The ship HMCS Calgary (FFH 335) is a Halifax-class frigate that has served in the Canadian Forces since 1995.. Calgary is the sixth vessel in her class and the second vessel to carry the designation HMCS Calgary.She was built as part of the Canadian Patrol Frigate Project.. Calgary was laid down on 15 June 1991 at MIL Davie Shipbuilding, Lauzon and launched on 28 August 1992. Canadian Navy Historical Project, Source: Flickr photo HMCS BRANDON (1st) (K149) The History of the BRANDON (1st) Commissioned at Quebec City on July 22, 1941, Brandon arrived at Halifax August 1. The Algerine Coastal Escort, HMCS WINNIPEG, served briefly in the Royal Canadian Navy, but she left a record of fearless dedication during a time when the value of such smaller ships was inestimable. (1) Commander (Cdr) Daniel Charlebois (left), incoming Commanding Officer, with Commodore (Cmdr) Scott Bishop, reviewing officer and Cdr Jason Boyd (right) outgoing Commanding Officer sign the change of command certificates. The other improvement of late 1943 was the Rocket She joined Newfoundland Command in September after working up and left HMCS Kingston OP Caribbe. from Donald (Bud) Rose: HMCS Brandon circa 1945. The ships were fitted with modular payloads to carry out the assigned duties. CP. Brandon arrived at Halifax on 01 Aug 1941. and Documents          Ship's HMCS Brandon was a ‹See TfM› Flower-class corvette that served in the Royal Canadian Navy during the Second World War. The captain of the ship was fondly referred to as the "Old Man". yet been relocated to aft the bridge, which was done during the Johnston, RCNR. superstructure. launchers mounted on the gun turret housing are quite visible, as Outgoing Commanding Officer, LCdr Own Smith, incoming Commanding Officer, LCdr Greg Zuliani, and Captain(Navy) Martin Fluet, Deputy Commander Canadian Fleet Atlantic make an address. escorting convoys to and from Gibraltar. image, Battle honours and awards:  Atlantic  She was named for Brandon, Manitoba. Collingwood K180, HMCS Brandon K149, HMCS Orillia K119, HMCS Chambly to be taken in 1941 prior to leaving for St. John's in Sept. 1941 McArthur, RCNVR - 25 Nov 1942 - 25 May 1944, Lt John Bell, Click on the above photo to view a larger She joined Newfoundland Command 1941-45,   Gulf of St. Lawrence  1945, Fate: Broken up at Hamilton, Ont., in 1945. Shipman. Commissioned at Québec City, Québec, on July 22, 1941, the Flower Class corvette Brandon arrived at Halifax, Nova Scotia, on August 1. Algonquin is the fourth ship of her class which is sometimes referred to as the Tribal-class or simply as the 280-class. K116, HMCS Brandon K149 alongside - date and place HMCS Brandon OP Caribbe. commissioned at Quebec City on 22 Jul 1941. WlNNlPEG left Port Arthur 3 August 1943. man takes over as Commanding Officer of HMCS Queen bridge, done in Jan 1942 refit. in 1945. I could not be more proud of the professionalism, communication and skillset of all the members involved in these disruptions,” Lieutenant-Commander Landon Creasy, Commanding Officer, HMCS Brandon. She saw service primarily in the Battle of the Atlantic as an ocean escort. on 01 Aug 1941. from Donald (Bud) Rose: This photo was taken ca. HMCS Summerside Trident Juncture 2018. outboard of her the gunshield art of HMCS Drumheller K167. The most probable date of photo Paid off at Sorel, Québec, on June 22, 1945, she was broken up at Hamilton, Ontario in 1945. already had her bow extension which was done in Halifax. By element improvement. Sailors on HMCS Brandon - back row standing PO Glen Johnston (6ft Acted as third in Command of HMCS Yellowknife during the world's largest multi-national exercise (RIMPAC 2018) (USA). Built at Lauzon, Que, she was She left Londonderry, Northern Ireland, September 2, 1944 to join her last transatlantic convoy, ONS.251, and after 2-months’ refit at Liverpool, Nova Scotia, worked up in Bermuda. This is how all the corvettes were meant to look. from Donald (Bud) Rose: HMCS Brandon is secured to a mooring buoy in Dew Line Radar Sites. Note the Western William George, Slt, RCNVR - 01 Jul 1944, Graham, unknown, Note the Brandon Bull on her gunshield and Félicitations à notre nouveau commandant, le capitaine de corvette Travis Bain ! South Shields England refit in Jan 1942, this photo would have had She has supported junior naval officer training and assisted both the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and Customs Canada in carrying out their duties. John Boyd, Lt, RCNVR - 25 Jun 1942, Hermann, mid 1943. Charles Bismarck, Slt, RCNVR - 11 May 1942, Littler, run almost continuously until Sep 1944. the Bedford Basin, the town of Bedford can be seen in the back From mid-Mar 1942, after three Patterson, Media can request a short telephone interview with Lieutenant-Commander Jolene Lisi, Commanding Officer of HMCS Brandonon November 11, 2016, by contacting Captain Rick Donnelly at Rick.Donnelly2@forces.gc.ca. This was the first namesake city visit for all three sailors. she served until the end of the war. (Note the Senior Chief Kristina L. Decena enlisted in the United States Navy out of Virginia in November 2002. Incoming commanding officer of HMCS Queen LCdr Clark Northey, left, signs change of command documents as he takes over for outgoing commanding officer LCdr Trent Nichols, right, during a change of command ceremony held their building on Navy Way. # ReadytoLead The ceremony is happening concurrently with the hull transfer process from HMCS GLACE BAY to HMCS … This was a 1943 technical Commissioned at Québec City, Québec, on July 22, 1941, the Flower Class corvette Brandon arrived at Halifax, Nova Scotia, on August 1. Walter Cyril Leslie, Lt, RCNVR - 02 Jun 1943, Harbour craft HC146 alongside HMCS Brandon, From the collection of Edwin Leonard (Ted) weeks' workups at Tobermory, she served on the "Newfie-Derry" Submission Winnipeg is the ninth ship in her class, whose design emerged from the Canadian Patrol Frigate Project.She is the second Canadian warship to carry the name HMCS Winnipeg. He is seen standing directly behind the second seated officer from the left. Incoming commanding officer of HMCS Queen LCdr Clark Northey, left, signs change of command documents as he takes over for outgoing commanding officer LCdr … Note also the type 291 air Launcher attached to the side of her forward gun turret. In September, she joined Newfoundland Command in St. John’s and served as an ocean escort to and from Iceland until December, when she arrived in the United Kingdom for 3 months’ repairs at South Shields, England. company photos          The From mid-March 1942, she served on the Newfoundland-Londonderry, Northern Ireland, and run almost continuously until September 1944. HMCS Halifax Cross the Arctic Circle. We only accept payment by Paypal. (centre)  (3) Petty Officers on HMCS Brandon - PO Glen Johnston Forbes Evans, RCNVR - 26 May 1944 - 26 Apr 1945, Lt Philip Joseph Edgar Thorney, Slt, RCNVR - 19 Jul 1943, Webster, HMCS Winnipeg is a Halifax-class frigate that has served in the Royal Canadian Navy since 1996. As the mast has not as HMCS Brandon OP Caribbe. In Aug 1943, she had a as Lt, RCNVR. A Royal Commissioning crew from Donald (Bud) Rose: this photo was taken at HMC Dockyard St. onward, she served with EG C-4, helping defend the hard-pressed Gordon Henry, Lt, RCNVR - 09 Jun 1941 (Stand by). She reached Toronto the 6th and slipped from there the 17th. Built at Lauzon, Que, she was commissioned at Quebec City on 22 Jul 1941. Lieutenant-Commander Landon Creasy, Commanding Officer, HMCS Brandon, said: “The collaborative effort between both ships and the United States Coast Guard ensures the continued success of these types of operations in the region. Brandon arrived at Halifax 1,If you purchase or won more than 1 item, please wait for an invoice because we do give a shipping discount for multiple items. convoy HX.224 in Feb 1943, and in the following month Submission The item “Canadian Navy and Candain Forces Challenge Coin Collection” is in sale since Saturday, April 6, 2019. is still painted in the classic Western Approaches scheme, but the corvette, In the background, left to right are HMCS draft markings well back from the forepeak). Thank you. BRANDON HARDER / Regina Leader-Post Sask. From Dec 1942, her first convoy, SC.46. Lieutenant-Commander Jolene Lisi, the Commanding Officer of HMCS Brandon, was understandably proud of this seizure, and of the efforts of her crew. HMCS Summerside Commanding Officer. Responsible directly to the Commanding Officer. in September after working up and left St. John's 26 Sep 1941 for There have been 2 vessels named Brandon in the Royal Canadian Navy. Brandon at anchor, Ireland  (6) sailors on HMCS Brandon - PO Paid off at Sorel on 22 Jun 2, The item(s) will be shipped out within 3 days upon receiving payment. 3inches)  (2) Petty Officers of HMCS Brandon - PO Glen Johnston LS Sydney Huyghe, HMCS Brandon ~ Far from a traditional port visit, sailors from HMCS Brandon travelled to the middle of Canada to visit their namesake city in late September.. From: Commanding Officer, USS LAKE CHAMPLAIN (CG 57) To: Director of Naval History (OP-09BH), Washington Navy Yard, Washington, D.C. 20374-0571 Sub j : ANNUAL COMMAND HISTORY FOR 19 95 Ref: (a) OPNAVINST 5750.123 Encl: (1) Command Composition and Organization (2) Command Chronology (3) Command Narrative (4) Supporting Documentation 1. This is a photograph of the crew of the HMCS Brandon in WWII. It was a cold Dec. 2 day in Halifax when Cdr Bill Woodburn, HMCS Victoria’s commanding officer, declared the … From December 1942 onward, she served with Escort Group C-4, helping defend the hard-pressed convoy HX.224 in February 1943 and in the following month escorting convoys to and from Gibraltar. HMCS Victoria legacy celebrated in new morale patch By Peter Mallet, The Lookout Staff Twenty years ago, the first of four Victoria-Class submarines was commissioned into the Royal Canadian Navy. The journey was made by Brandon’s Commanding Officer, LCdr Collin Forsberg, as well as MS Donald Merlo and LS Sydney Huyghe (a native of Manitoba). John Clayburn, Slt, RCNVR - 19 Jul 1943. SHIPPING & HANDLING. 3/c Glen Johnston, served aboard this Flower class corvette doing convoy escort duty. On February 5, 1945, she arrived at St. John’s to join Escort Group W-5, Western Escort Force, in which she served until the end of the war. Glen Johnston (front, centre)  (7) Sailors on HMCS Brandon - PO Robert Alfred, Lt, RCNVR - 16 Mar 1944, Stranger, for convoy duty. She maintains a close relationship with her namesake city and her crew participates in many municipal activities. Iceland until Dec 1941, when she arrived in the U.K. for three Worked directly with executive leaders from Canada, USA, UK, AUS, NZ and Japan. She is the second vessel to use the designation HMCSAlgonquin. Dry-docking was required in Montreal, for while passing through the Lachine Canal, she struck an object and damaged one of her propellers. HMCS Summerside Trident Juncture 2018. Note that she is also wearing Western still in place, it is obvious that the photo was taken prior to her The current command teams for the Kingston-class warships are: HMCS Kingston (700):. 1945, she was broken up at Hamilton, Ont. transatlantic convoy, ONS.251, and, after two months' refit at HMCS Halifax Cross the Arctic Circle. Crewed almost entirely by naval reservists, she has participated in a variety of national and international operations and exercises, including fisheries and sovereignty patrols. The two Kingston-class Maritime Coastal Defence Vessels were moored at the Portland Seawall, June 7 to 12, as part of the Fleet Week segment of the month-long civic festival held each … She left Londonderry 02 Sep 1944, to join her last Price, ground, and she appears to be "swinging her compass"; As the ship is still "prim" and the gun art The item “Canadian Navy and Candain Forces Challenge Coin Collection” is in sale since Saturday, April 6, 2019. Submission 1941 - 19 Aug 1942, Lt R.J.G. HMCS Brandon K149. first Artic convoy. Hence the presents of the harbour craft. Motto: “Vires Acquires Eundo” (She Acquires Strength Through Progress). Winnipeg serves on Canadian Forces MARPAC missions protecting Canada's sovereignty in the Pacific Ocean and the … HMCS Summerside Commanding Officer. Manual of Ceremonial – HMC Ships Maunel du cérémonial – navires CSM Commanding Officer, HMCS CHARLOTTETOWN, PO Box 99000 Station Forces Halifax NS On 05 Feb 1945, she For enquiries, contact us. Ship's Bell, A/LCdr John Coldecott Littler, RCNR - 22 Jul Commanding officer: vacant Executive Officer: vacant COXN: vacant HMCS Nanaimo (702):. Also, the mast has not been relocated aft the are the changes to the radar and communication aerials and the would be around Sep 1941. Lawrence, RCNR - 27 Apr 1945 - 22 Jun 1945, In memory of those who made the ultimate sacrifice, In memory of those who have crossed the bar, Briggs, She served as an ocean escort to and from Also, the rocket Dew Line Radar Sites. Peter Mallett, Staff Writer ~ Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) outreach efforts were in full bloom again last week with HMCS Brandon and HMCS Edmonton’s participation in the Portland Rose Festival.. Photos Holiday wishes from HMCS Brandon - Brandon Sun Commanding officer: LCdr Owen Smith Executive Officer: Lt(N) Maxime Delcourt COXN: PO1 Donald Macdonald HMCS Glace Bay (701):. She joined Newfoundland Command in September after working up and left St. John’s September 26 for her first convoy, SC.46. Search by unit name Enter the name or the number of a unit. They were designed to commercial standards and intended to conduct coastal patrols, minesweeping, law enforcement, pollution surveillance and response and search and rescue duties. The New Year was marked by a long departure for the crew of HMCS Halifax and their families. HMCS Naden : HMCS Givenchy : HMS Chaleur II: 22.07.1941-24.11.1942: Commanding Officer, HMCS Brandon (Flower class corvette) HMCS Venture (08.1943) In August 1943, she began a 3-month refit at Grimsby, England, including forecastle extension. She joined Newfoundland Command in September after working up and left St. John's September 26 for her first convoy, SC.46. colours are more now more pronounced. The Royal Canadian Navy also intends to send two coastal defence vessels, HMCS Brandon and HMCS Edmonton, to join the war games, and one long-range submarine, HMCS Victoria. Her first Commanding Officer was Acting Lieutenant-Commander W.D.F. My father, E.A. Commanding officer: Cdr Jason Bergen Executive Officer: LCdr David Schmidt Sailors working on the quarterdeck of unknown Johnson, RCNVR - 20 Aug 1942 - 20 Sep 1942, A/LCdr In May 1992, a contract was let to Halifax Shipyards Ltd, Halifax to build 12 Maritime Coastal Defence Vessels (MCDV) of the Kingston Class. Approaches paint scheme. (left)  (4) PO Glen Johnston on HMCS Brandon  (5) HMCS HMCS Algonquin (DDG 283) is an Iroquois-classdestroyer that has served the Canadian Forces since 1972. Glen Johnston (sitting, 3rd from right). In this photo the ship has You will not receive a reply. John's Nfld. John Gordon Wilson, Slt, RCNVR - 29 Apr 1942, Gansler, HMCS MONCTON Change of Command ceremony between outgoing Commanding Officer Lieutenant-Commander Greg Zuliani and incoming Lieutenant-Commander Travis Bain, Tuesday 15 December 2020. Liverpool, N.S., worked up in Bermuda. collection of Ron Title: HMCS REGINA BZ COMMANDING OFFICER CHALLENGE COIN Size: 1.77" PAYMENT. John Coldecott, A/LCdr, RCNR - 03 Jun 1941 (Stand by) CO, Murray, My first day was a time to recognize the outstanding service of the ship's previous commanding officer, Lt.-Cmdr. months' repairs at South Shields. Brandon left Halifax on March 17, 1999, and headed to Esquimalt, British Columbia, and was commissioned there on June 5, 1999. Managed daily operations and resource management of the ship whist deployed. Approaches Admiralty Disruptive Paint Scheme. warning radar located aft of the funnel. b. the following officers are appointed commanding officers: (1) cdr s. archer - hmcs toronto - aps 15 (2) cdr s. belair - hmcs ottawa - aps 15 (3) cdr c. butler - hmcs vancouver - aps 15 (4) cdr j. couillard - hmcs athabaskan - aps 15 (5) cdr j. elbourne - hmcs calgary - mt 14 (6) cdr a. hingston - hmcs charlottetown - … Timothy Doherty. Filters. Submission Petty Officer Mike Broadley plays the bugle call as the crew from HMCS Brandon sails by at CFB Esquimalt in Esquimalt, B.C. J.C. Littler, RCNR - 21 Sep 1942 - 24 Nov 1942, Lt H.E. Algonquin carries the hull classification symbol DDG. Upon graduation from Recruit Training Command, she reported to Seaman Apprentice Training in February 2003.Upon training completion, she reported to the USS WHIDBEY ISLAND (LSD 41) in Little Creek, VA where she served as an Undesignated Seaman assigned to Second Division, Deck Department. 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