Unidentified personnel firing a two-pounder anti-aircraft gun aboard HMCS Assiniboine, which is escorting a troop convoy from Halifax to Britain, 10 July 1940. Royal Navy destroyer HMS KEMPENFELT stationary, coastal waters. She was transferred to the Royal Canadian Navy in 1939 as HMCS Assiniboine. Late-war picture of HMCS Assiniboine. Note the cylindrical Type 271 radar above the bridge, the Hedgehog […]HMS Kempenfelt/HMCS Assiniboine a C-class destroyer built for the Royal Navy in the early 1930s. — John’s Navy and other Maritime or Military News
“Saturday, July16, 2022@010:18-H.M.C.S. ASSINIBOINE I-18…more than precisely ONE OF OUR Royal Canadian Naval…River Class Destroyers of THE SECOND WORLD WAR/1939-1945!!!”
“On All The Oceans The White Caps Flow!!!”
“Still TRUE to the IDEALS, WHEN as THEY WERE YOUNG MEN, THEY SAILED to MEET the FOE AGAIN; THEIR NAMES ENROLLED in HONOUR’S COURT, THEY ARE RIDING ANCHOR…ON THE HIGH SEAS, and/or IN AN ALLIED PORT!!!”
“At the going down of the SUN, and in the MORNING; WE WILL REMEMBER THEM, WE WILL REMEMBER THEM!!!”
“Still stands thine ancient sacrifice, a humble and a contrite heart; Lord God of Hosts be with us yet, LEST WE FORGET, LEST WE FORGET!!!” Poem by Mr. Rudyard Kipling.
“Calm Seas AND Smooth Sailing.”
“Dedicated to ALL W.W.II ALLIED NAVAL PERSONNEL, WHOM SERVED ON THE HIGH SEAS, AND ALL ALLIED MERCHANT MARINE; WHOM WERE NOT CONSIDERED MILITARY-NAVAL PERSONNEL…LEST WE FORGET, WE REMEMBER!!!”
Yours Aye-Brian CANUCK Murza, W.W.II Naval Researcher-Published Author, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada.
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