Various Ships and Unidentified Locations, 1945.
Negative #1-1: HMCS Haida (G63) in an unknown location.
Negative #1-2: RMS Queen Mary which was painted grey and used as a troop ship during the war.
Negative #1-5: RMS Queen Mary on the left with what may be a small aircraft carrier on the right.
Negative #3-2: Damaged destroyer, pennant No. H59. This might be the remains of HMS Gallant which had her bow
blown off when a mine detonated her forward magazines in January, 1941, killing 65 of her crew. She was towed to Malta and repairs were started
but before they were finished, in 1943, she was further damaged in an air-raid and written off.
She was sunk as a block ship in September, 1943.
Negative #ON-0002 : 26 May 1945 : Ship leaving shipyard at Belfast Northern Ireland, initial trip.
Negative #1-3: Unknown harbour with many naval ships anchored in it. Could this be the Clyde?
Negative #ON-0023-2 : 22 July 1945 : HMCS Ontario rates swimming at bay, Ghain-Tuffieha, Malta.
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