Royal Canadian Navy : HMCS Ontario, 1945.
Negative #ON-0119: Painting
Negative #ON-0120: HMCS Ontario in Hong Kong harbour with a British(?) battleship in the distance.
Negative #ON-0124-1: Japanese surrender parade. The building is the headquarters of the HSBC (Hong Kong and
Shanghai Banking Corporation).
Negative #ON-0125-1: Naval themed float in the Japanese surrender parade.
Negative #ON-0125-3: Dragon float in the Japanese surrender parade.
Negative #ON-0139: Child being served tea. Unknown occasion.
Negative #ON-0143: Overlooking Happy Valley, Hong Kong.
Negative #ON-0162: Children being fed.
Negative #ON-0168-1: HMCS Ontario, ship's bell.
Negative #ON-0169: Boxing match on board HMCS Ontario.
Negative #ON-0169-8: Boxing match on board HMCS Ontario.
Negative #ON-0171: Team sports of some sort.
Negative #ON-0171-5: Team sports of some sort. Drummer is drumming in the background. Whaler racing?
Negative #ON-0172: Soccer game.
Negative #ON-0173-1: Unknown people in boat.
Negative #ON-0181: Touching up the ship's side.
Negative #ON-0245: Mixing bread dough.
Negative #ON-0246: These men may be operating a deep fat fryer.
Negative #F-4761: HMCS Ontario approaching Esquimalt Harbour on Tuesday, November 27, 1945.
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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