Royal Canadian Navy : Ships In & Near Halifax, 1956
HMCS Fort Erie.
This print is dated June 1956. She was re-commissioned in May, 1956, so this may well be her first time at sea after that.
Decommissioned HMCS Quebec tied up in Halifax, before being towed to Sydney, NS. Print is dated June 1956.
Various ships tied up in Halifax harbour:
The small ship at left with number "780" on the stern is HMCS Loon, a Bird class patrol vessel.
In centre with number "50" is HMCS Labrador, the RCN's only ice-breaker.
At right is the tribal-class destroyer HMCS Nootka, with number "213".
HMCS Fort Erie at sea.
HMCS Lanark at sea. She was re-commissioned with her new pennant number of "321" in April, 1956.
High view of foc'sle of unknown frigate, 1956.
Unknown frigate, 1956.
The foc'sle and anchor chain winch of unknown frigate, 1956.
The quarterdeck of unknown frigate, 1956.
Men and officer cadets snoozing on the foc'sle of an unknown frigate, 1956.
What must be the approach to Halifax harbour, 1956.
Can you provide names, details or corrections?
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