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A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project


In memory of those who have Crossed the Bar 


Greg (Kipper) Hewitt


Able Seaman, Radar Plotter, RCN


Died: 26 Nov 2018


HEWITT, Greg (Kipper) - Passed away at his home on 26 Nov 2018. There will be no service at Greg's request. Sometime next year (2019) his ashes will be placed on the Saskatchewan which was sunk as an artificial reef near Nanaimo, BC in Jun 1997.


Ships served in:

HMCS SASKATCHEWAN - Commissioning crew


20 Jul 2019 - The ashes of AB.NS Tom Nyberg, AB.EM Tom Anderson and AB.RP Greg (Kipper) Hewitt - all members of HMCS Saskatchewan's commissioning crew - are laid to rest on the former HMCS Saskatchewan which was sunk in 1997 as an artificial reef off Snake Island, near Nanaimo, BC.  RCN divers Doug, Rob and Allen placed the ashes on the wreck, with Jay Straith, former ARSBC president who transported the divers to the wreck site and took photos. 



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