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HMCS ORANGEVILLE K491

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HMCS Orangeville K491

It is believed that this photo is a commissioning crew photo, Apr 1944 at Leith. Note that the background has been blocked out by the censors.

From the collection Albert Abercrombie

Courtesy of Bill Abercrombie

 

Commanding Officer Rodney Pike above the "EV" in Orangeville

If you move directly up from the CO, 4 rows, you will see the ship's mascot Ping.

 

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HMCS Orangeville K491, between Feb and Jul 1945

From the collection Albert Abercrombie

Courtesy of Bill Abercrombie

 

(1) McNabb, Kenneth  (2) McDonald, David  (3) Underhill  (4) Twist, Bill  (5) McBeth, John  (9) Keeler, Morton  (10) Cormack, David, E.O.  (11) MacKeracher, Don, Lt  (12) Turner, William, Lt  (13) Pike, Rodney, LCdr, CO  (14) Curry, Thomas, Lt  (15) Gould, Pierce, Lt  (16) Bate, George, Lt (Dr.)  (17) MacPherson, Bruce, Slt  (18) Rothery, William  (19) Allan, Douglas  (20) Barclay, Garnet  (21) Abercrombie, Albert (Bert), Sto PO  (23) Porteous, Alvin  (24) Bell, Frank

 

(26) Edgar, Ray  (29) Lowe, Charly  (31) Gorski, Peter  (33) Galvon, Hank (34) McGregor, Chris  (35) Chinery, Art  (36) Leighton, Cornelius  (38) LePage, Nelson  (40) Taylor, Allan  (41) Humes, Henry  (43) Graham, Gerald (Spud)  (46) Fleming, Dave  (47) Mitchell, Harold  (48) Iverson, Allan  (49) Gauthier, Roman  (51) Cushing, Don

 

(56) Murphy, John (Jack)  (57) Pare, Leo  (59) Steen  (62) Lummis, Gordon  (63) Whaling, Frank  (64) Drake, Gordon  (66) Malcolm Judson  (67) Lummiss, Harry  (68) Martin, John

  (69) Coyle, Tommy  (70) Cambridge, Allan  (71) Tkach, John  (72) Tuckey, Kenneth

 

(76) Porter, Howard  (77) Wiggins, Harry  (79) Cresswell, Ken  (81) Gellert, Norman  (82) Cliff, Hall  (83) Briggs, Ed  (85) Edwards, Bob  (86) Klinghammer  (87) Lee, William  (88) Morris, Stan  (89) Heaton, Rolland  (90) McKay, J. Allister  (92) Cudney, Ivan  (93) Dettmar, Eric  (94) Smith, W.D.

 

 

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