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Jacob Blackmore


Lieutenant, O-6950, RCN(R)


Died: 30 Apr 1965, Halifax, Nova Scotia


BLACKMORE, Jacob - 3011 George Dauphinee Avenue, died suddenly at home yesterday. Mr. Blackmore served with the Royal Canadian Navy from 1941 to 1946, retiring with the rank of skipper lieutenant. He was associated with the Canadian Pittsburgh Paint Company for the past six years and was the owner of Evans Hardware Store, Halifax. He is survived by his wife Dorothy; a son Richard; one daughter Andrea; his father J. H. Blackmore, Port Union, Newfoundland; three brothers and three sisters. His body is at Lindsay's Funeral Home, Bayers Road. (Halifax Chronicle-Herald, Sat, 01 May 1965 / Researched by George Newbury)


BLACKMORE, Jacob - The funeral service will be held Monday at 2 p.m., at the Lindsay Chapel, Bayers Road, with Rev. Carman Riggs officiating. Burial will be in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Lower Sackville.  (Halifax Chronicle-Herald, Sat, 01 May 1965 / Researched by George Newbury)


Ships served in:

HMCS GEORGIAN - Appointed to Georgian 24 Jul 1942 as Ch Skpr, RCNR (Navy List Sep 1942)

HMCS AVALON (for duty at BOTWOOD) - Appointed to Avalon for duty at Botwood 07 Jun 1943 (Navy List Aug 1943)

HMCS STRATFORD - Appointed to Stratford 04 Feb 1944 as Ch Skpr, RCNR (Navy List Feb 1944). Appointed Skpr-Lt (Navy List Jan 1945)

HMCS DUNDALK - Appointed to Dundalk 05 Jan 1945 as Skpr-Lt, RCNR as XO (Nay List Mar 1945)

HMCS DUNDURN - Appointed to Dundurn 11 Jun 1945 as Skpr-Lt, RCN(R), CO (Navy List Apr 1946).  3rd Commanding Officer

*Appointment terminated 16 May 1946 - Demobilized (Navy List Jul 1946)

* Retired list as Skpr-Lt, RCN(R) (Navy List Oct 1946)

HMCS SCOTIAN - Appointed to Scotian 23 Apr 1947 as a Lt, RCN(R) (Navy List Jul 1947)

* Retired list as Lt, RCN(R) (Navy List Jul 1949)

HMCS SCOTIAN (retired list) as a Lt, RCN(R) (Navy List Jul 1952). Last noted in the Navy Lists for Jan 1960 as a Lt, RCN(R)



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