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ROYAL CANADIAN NAVY
HMCS ONTARIO.
Photos from the collection of Edmund Ferris.

Royal Canadian Navy : HMCS Ontario, 1945.

Royal Canadian Navy : HMCS Ontario, 1945

Negative #ON-0040: Captain A.W.S. Wood of HMCS Ontario, who seems to be at the dentist.


Royal Canadian Navy : HMCS Ontario, 1945

Negative #ON-0041: Master-At-Arms office.


Royal Canadian Navy : HMCS Ontario, 1945

Negative #ON-0044: Music appreciation hour, broadcast by Rev. I.R. Edwards.


Royal Canadian Navy : HMCS Ontario, 1945

Negative #ON-0062: Hong Kong. Major-General F.W. Festing, CBE DSO, taking the salute as the ship's motor boat gets underway.


Royal Canadian Navy : HMCS Ontario, 1945

Negative #ON-0075: Lieutenant T.A. Welch, RCNVR.


Royal Canadian Navy : HMCS Ontario, 1945

Negative #ON-0079: HMCS Ontario Headquarters at Hong Kong.


Royal Canadian Navy : HMCS Ontario, 1945

Negative #ON-0083: HMCS Ontario Headquarters ashore.


Royal Canadian Navy : HMCS Ontario, 1945

Negative #ON-0084: L/S J.R. Bertrand cleaning his bayonet, A/B M.S. Desmezes on arm of chair.


Royal Canadian Navy : HMCS Ontario, 1945

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).


Royal Canadian Navy : HMCS Ontario, 1945

Negative #ON-0102: Food put out for some occasion. Possibly the wardroom? "Welcome to Residents of Hotel Prince Robert".


Royal Canadian Navy : HMCS Ontario, 1945

Negative #ON-0103-1: HMCS Ontario in Hong Kong harbour.


Royal Canadian Navy : Clock tower, Kowloon, 1945

Negative #ON-0104-3: Clock tower at Kowloon station.


Royal Canadian Navy : HMCS Ontario, 1945

Negative #ON-0110: Two Chinese women coming aboard HMCS Ontario.


Royal Canadian Navy : HMCS Ontario, 1945

Negative #ON-0110-1: Two Chinese women doing laundry, presumably aboard HMCS Ontario.


Royal Canadian Navy : HMCS Ontario, 1945

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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