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A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project

The Ship's Bells for

HMCS KOOTENAY 258

    

Two of the three known bells for HMCS KOOTENAY 258 are located at the CFB Esquimalt Naval and Military Museum

 

Below is a partial list of the names of of those christened on board HMCS Kootenay and whose names are engraved on one of the bells.

 

Michelle S. Jeffery - 16 Apr 1972

Kirsta A. Olsen - 11 Jun 1972

Nori J. Bicknell - 25 Jun 1972

Jeffrey R.G. Gover - 20 Aug 1972

Catherine L. Gobeille - 10 Sep 1972

David C. Webber - 01 Oct 1972

David E. Instant - 11 Nov 1972

Sarah J. Scott - 10 Dec 1972

Nicolle S. Wollfe - 06 Jan 1974

Mark P.K. Blondeau - 13 Jul 1974

Lisa M. Gullens - 06 Oct 1974

Julie L. Moore - 17 Nov 1974

Nora K. Watt - 17 Nov 1974

John A. Watt - 17 Nov 1974

Matthew A. Gadd - 23 Feb 1975

Michael D. Delahunt - 29 Jun 1975

Dana M. Frape - 29 Jun 1975

Christopher R. Timmons - 08 Sep 1976

Michael S. Jeffery - 23 Jan 1977

John J. Yewell - 03 Apr 1977

Katrina D. Clutesi - 20 Jul 1977

Tinneal L. Faille - 31 Jul 1977

Angela E. Otten - 09 Oct 1977

Alison J. McDonald - 28 May 1978

Patricia A. McLarty - 03 Jun 1978

Brian J. Koloszko - 16 Sep 1976

Erin M. Mowat - 04 Apl 1979

Bradley J. Woolner - 10 Aug 1975

Elizabeth A. Reddy - 25 Jun 1976

Shannon L. McDonald - 05 Aug 1979

 


 

 

The third bell for HMCS KOOTENAY 258 is located at the Damage Control Division Halifax (on loan from the Naval Museum of Halifax). Each year during the anniversary of the Kootenay Explosion this bell is brought out and used at the ceremonies.

 

Photo of 3rd bell courtesy of Brian Lapierre

 

 

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