For Posterity's Sake         

A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project

 

In memory of those who have Crossed the Bar 

 

George J. (Paddy) Steward

 

Telegraphist, RCNVR

 

Born: 1918, Calgary, Alberta

 

Died: 1991

 

Tel Steward's bio from HMCS Vancouver's Communication branch photo:  "G.J. Steward, Telegraphist, RCNVR - "Paddy" as he is known at home, was born in Calgary in April 1918. Joined the Service at Vancouver in 1938. This lad is the "Gene Autry" of the ship and is never far from his guitar."

 

Ships served in:

VANCOUVER Half Company RCNVR

HMCS GIVENCHY

HMCS CHATHAM

HMCS VANCOUVER

 

photo 1

photo 2

photo 3

photo 4

photo 5

photo 6

photo 7

 

(1) Tel George J. (Paddy) Steward  (2) Bernard Mullen and George Steward  (3) Bernie MacIlvany   (4) George  Steward (left)  (5) Forster (Shadow) - 1944  (6) Viv and Zeke - 1941  (7) (George Steward (right) and friend  

 

photo 8

photo 9

photo 10

photo 11

photo 12

(8) Chaplain, Vancouver  (9) At Victoria, BC  (10) Fairmiles at Sydney, NS - ML Q115, Q112, Q114 and Q113  (11-12) Comm rates on HMCS Vancouver K240 - with brief bio.

 

Crossed the Bar Index

 

HOME PAGE     SHIP INDEX      CONTACT