Group Photos of Crew of HMCS Ontario, 1945.
Photo by a private camera: Group of sailors at an unknown location. Front row, 2nd from right is identified as "Ken" (probably
Ken Johnson) and the man looking over his shoulder is identified as "Mike".
Negative #ON-0018-2 : 13 July 1945 : "Y" Gun-crew, although described as "X" Gun-crew in the official list.
Negative #ON-0023 : 22 July 1945 : Group of Petty Officers holding candles in the Catacombs, Rabat, Malta,
with the man in front doing something to his hat.
Negative #ON-0152: Group in front of what seems to be a large garage or depot, probably in Hong Kong.
Note the truck behind them with RN2608 or RN2G08 plate. Man front row centre is wearing an officer's cap. Are they
Negative #ON-0154: Group in front of a Japanese "Shinyo" suicide boat,
with three Chinese men on top. The officer in the centre is the same officer as in the group above.
Negative #ON-0153: An overview of the vehicle depot. The suicide boat can be seen inside the door at the far left.
The officer in the two photos above is also in this one, standing between two Chinese men to right of centre.
Email Ken Johnson.
Can you provide names, details or corrections?
Please email Charlie Dobie.
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