For Posterity's Sake         

A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project

 

In memory of those who have Crossed the Bar 

 

Tom Nyberg

 

Able Seaman, Naval Storesman, RCN

 

Died: date of passing unknown

 

Ships served in:

HMCS SASKATCHEWAN - Commissioning crew

 

20 Jul 2019 - The ashes of ABNS Tom Nyberg, ABEM Tom Anderson and ABRP 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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