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HMCS CC2

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HMCS CC2

1914

Courtesy of Julie H. Ferguson

 

(1) Ship's mascot  (2) Pearson, Richard, ERA  (3) Purvis, G. PO, Coxn  (4) Johnston, Barney L., LT, CO  (5) Edwards, "Boy", Midshipman  (6) Hunting, Jim, CERA  (7) Conroy, Pete, ERA3 (8) Lee, "Ginger", Stoker  (9) Herrod, ?, AB  (10) Flannigan, Tom, Stoker  (11) Unknown  (12) Unknown  (13) Sutherland, Jack, Stoker (14) Warner, Dick, Leading Stoker  (15) Roberts, ?, PO Stoker  (16) Moulder, John, LTO  (17) Lock, "Shorty", AB  (18) Simmonds, "Simmo", Stoker  (19) Finmore, ?, Stoker.

Names Courtesy of Brian Lapierre

 


 

 

Crews of CC1 and CC2 in Halifax after their transit from Esquimalt

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(31) Hanson, Francis B., Lt, CO  (32) Pitts, Arthur C.S., Lt  (33) Brisco, George

 

Note: For the Panama transit: Jones was CO of the flotilla.  Hanson – CO of CC1.  Lake – CO of CC2.  Lt. A. Pitts – CC1 (joined s/ms in July 1915) Lt. George H.S. Edwardes, RNCVR, in CC2 from 1917 on. Joined s/ms in May 1917. Cox’ns: CPO J. Addison in CC1.  CPO Purvis in CC2. Flotilla CERA – Arthur J.S. Hunting. Joined s/ms at the start (CC2) and served in them for whole  war. Others: CPO Gunner (T) George Brisco

 

Courtesy of Julie H. Ferguson

 


 

 

HMCS CC-2 - date and place unknown

Courtesy of Bill Gard

 

Front:  Johnson, B.L., Lt, RCNR;  Jones, B.E., Lt, RN;  Edwards, D.G., Midshipman, RCN

2nd Row: Foreman, LS;  Purvis, G., PO, Cox'n;  Pearson, ERA;  Hunting, J., CERA;  Conroy, ERA

3rd Row: Locke, AB;  Molder, LTO;  Sutherland, Sto

4th Row: Simmonsy, Sto;  unknown,  unknown

5th Row:  unknown, unknown, unknown

Top Row:  Herod, AB;  Foreman, LS

 

 

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