Royal Canadian Navy : HMCS Ontario, 1945.
Negative #ON-0040: Captain A.W.S. Wood of HMCS Ontario, who seems to be at the dentist.
Negative #ON-0041: Master-At-Arms office.
Negative #ON-0044: Music appreciation hour, broadcast by Rev. I.R. Edwards.
Negative #ON-0062: Hong Kong. Major-General F.W. Festing, CBE DSO, taking the salute as the ship's motor boat gets underway.
Negative #ON-0075: Lieutenant T.A. Welch, RCNVR.
Negative #ON-0079: HMCS Ontario Headquarters at Hong Kong.
Negative #ON-0083: HMCS Ontario Headquarters ashore.
Negative #ON-0084: L/S J.R. Bertrand cleaning his bayonet, A/B M.S. Desmezes on arm of chair.
Negative #ON-0090-5: Surrender of Japan in Hong Kong. Salute, as the Union Jack is raised.
Admiral Sir Bruce Fraser; Major General Pan Hua Kue
(Chinese Observer); Colonel Adrian Williamson (U.S. Observer);
Captain W.B. Creery RCN (Canadian Observer).
Negative #ON-0102: Food put out for some occasion. Possibly the wardroom? "Welcome to Residents of Hotel Prince Robert".
Negative #ON-0103-1: HMCS Ontario in Hong Kong harbour.
Negative #ON-0104-3: Clock tower at Kowloon station.
Negative #ON-0110: Two Chinese women coming aboard HMCS Ontario.
Negative #ON-0110-1: Two Chinese women doing laundry, presumably aboard HMCS Ontario.
Negative #ON-0111: Goodsell's Orchestra on board HMCS Ontario.
See the complete photo collection of HMCS Ontario's first voyage.
Many thanks to Robert Ferris
for sending me these photos from the collection of his father, Edmund Ferris.
Can you provide names, details or corrections?
Please email Charlie Dobie.
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