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A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project

 

In memory of those who have Crossed the Bar 

 

Frank Fenn

 

Chief Petty Officer 1st Class, 3207-H, RCN

 

Lieutenant-Commander, O-23245, RCN / C.A.F.

 

Born: 06 Apr 1921          Died: 25 Jun 2019

 

FENN, Frank - Frank lived a long and purposeful life: Joining the RCN in 1938 as a Boy Seaman and retiring as a Lt. Commander in 1969. After retiring from the Navy Frank had a variety of careers from Deputy Registrar of Land and Titles to Ranch Manager. Survived by daughters Marilyn (Ron) and Nancy, son Rob (Janet), as well as grandchildren and great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. A gathering will be held at a future date. No flowers by request. Published in The Times Colonist from July 5 to July 6, 2019

 

Frank joined the RCN on 06 Dec 1938 as a Boy Seaman. Her progressed up the the ranks to CPO1 and then took his commission in 1954 retiring as a LCdr (N) in 1969.

 

Ships served in: (as a rating)

HMCS PRINCE ROBERT

HMCS MILLTOWN

HMCS TRAIL

HMCS WARRIOR

HMCS MAGNIFICENT

HMCS MICMAC

 

Ships served in: (as an officer)

HMCS CRUSADER - Appointed to Crusader 25 Oct 1954 as a A/CMD Communications Officer (Navy List Jan 1955)

HMCS SUSSEXVALE - Appointed to Sussexvale 18 Mar 1955 as a A/CMD Communications Officer, RCN (Navy List Apr 1955)

HMCS VICTORIAVILLE - Appointed to Victoriaville 25 Sep 1959 as a Lt, RCN (Navy List Jan 1960)

HMCS LANARK - Appointed to Lanark 20 Dec 1960 as a Lt, RCN, XO (Navy List Jan 1961)

HCMS CRESCENT - Appointed to Crescent 18 Jul 1962 as Lt, RCN Squadron Staff Officer (Navy List Oct 1962)

HMCS ALGONQUIN - Appointed to Algonquin 13 Mar 1963 as a Lt, RCN (Navy List Apr 1963)

COMMANDER, FIRST CANADIAN ESCORT SQUADRON (Staff) - Appointed to Staff CCC1 13 Mar 1963 as a Lt, RCN (Navy List Oct 1963).  Appointed LCdr (seniority 02 Oct 1963) (Navy List Apr 1964)

HMCS NIAGARA (CDLS Washington) - Appointed to Niagara 10 Aug 1964 as a LCdr, RCN (Navy List Oct 1964)

HMCS YUKON

 

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