For Posterity's Sake         

A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project


In memory of those who have Crossed the Bar


Charles Hart Aharan, C.D.


Commander, O-1300, RCN(R)


Born: 1923          


Died: 10 Oct 1997, Victoria, British Columbia


Ships served in: (as a rating)

HMCS WETASKIWIN - Served in Wetaskiwin as a Signalman. He was onboard Wetaskiwin for the sinking of U-588


Ships served in: (as an officer)

* Listed as a Prob. SLt, RCNVR (Navy List Mar 1943)

HMCS SUDEROY VI - Appointed to Suderoy VI 28 Jun 1943 as a SLt, RCNVR (seniority 15 Feb 1943) (Navy List Aug 1943)

HMCS MULGRAVE - Appointed to Mulgrave 01 Feb 1944 as an A/Lt, RCNVR (Navy List Feb 1944). Appointed Lt, RCNVR (seniority 15 Feb 1944) Navy List May 1944)

HMCS NIOBE - Appointed to Niobe as a Lt, RCNVR (Navy List Sep 1944)

* Appointment terminated (Demobilized) 15 Jan 1946 as a Lt, RCNVR

* Retired List as a Lt, RCN(R) (seniority 15 Feb 1944) (Navy List Apr 1946)

HMCS PREVOST - Appointed to Prevost 27 Nov 1946 as a Lt, RCN(R) (Navy List Jan 1947).  Appointed XO as a Lt, RCN(R) (Navy List Jan 1951). Appointed to PTC 711 as a Lt, RCN(R) (Navy List Jul 1951). Appointed Divisional Personnel Selection Officer (Navy List Jan 1952). Re-Appointed to Prevost as a LCdr, RCN(R) 23 Oct 1951 (Navy List Jul 1952)

HMCS STAR - RESERVE TRAINING COMMAND GREAT LAKES - Appointed OIC Naval Personnel Great Lakes Training centre 16 May 1953 as a LCdr, RCN(R) (Nay List Jul 1953)

HMCS PREVOST - Appointed to Prevost 26 Sep 1953 as a LCdr, RCN(R), XO (Navy List Jan 1954)

HMCS PREVOST - UNTD Western Ontario - Appointed to UNTD Western Ontario 01 Jul 1954 as LCdr, RCN(R), CO (Navy List Jan 1955). Re-Appointed as Cdr, RCN(R) (seniority 01 Jul 1957) (Navy List Jul 1957 - Jan 1960)

HMCS PREVOST - Appointed to Prevost as a Cdr, RCN(R) (Navy List Jul 1960). Last noted in the Navy List for Apr 1962 as a Cdr at HMCS PREVOST


Signalman Aharan



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