VE Day: HMCS Prince Rupert Photo and a Distinguished Service Medal

SOMETHING GOOD ON SIMPLETON SUNDAY, IN COWARDICE CANADA/1993-2021, July 18/2021@010:37-OUR PROUD, COURAGEOUS R.C.N., CANADA’S NAVY OF W.W.II/1939-1945…WITH H.M.C.S. PRINCE RUPERT K 324; AND SOME OF HER HISTORY POSTED HERE…SINKING OF U-575…IN 1944…WITH THE U.S.N., R.A.F., and ALL WHOM TOOK PART IN SINKING OF U-575, IN THE LONGEST AND MOST DECISIVE CAMPAIGN OF ALL CONCERNING W.W.II/1939-1945…THE BATTLE OF THE ATLANTIC!!!

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Yours Aye: Killick Vison…Brian CANUCK Murza, W.W.II Naval Researcher-Published Author, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada.

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HMCS Prince Rupert (K324) HMCS Prince Rupert (K324)

During World War Two my late father served with the Royal Canadian Navy. He spent much time on the HMCS Prince Rupert which was part of the convey known as the Murmansk Run, a dangerous convoy route that saw Canadian Merchant Navy and Royal Canadian Navy seamen sail into the Arctic Ocean to deliver war materials to the Soviet Union.

Charles Scott Steen had been awarded the Distinguished Service Medal for his acts during the role played by the Prince Rupert in the sinking of a German U-boat.

While going through some old photos the other day I ran across one my father had taken aboard the Prince Rupert on VE Day. He was savvy enough to write on the back the date and details of the picture. They were in Shelbourne, Nova Scotia when the shot was taken. The fellows shown in the picture…

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Brian MURZA/Killick Vison is battleoftheatlantic19391945; W.W.II NAVAL RESEARCHER-PUBLISHED AUTHOR, PRESENT DAY NAVAL-MILITARY ANALYST, from Canada.

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