In memory of those who have Crossed the Bar
GILHEN, Cyril (Cy) - passed away of a heart attack at age 76 on October 30, 2000. He started his career as a Mechanical Apprentice at HMC Dockyard Halifax in 1940. He was transferred to the RCN and Naval Air in 1944. He sailed with various air squadrons on HMCS WARRIOR, HMCS MAGNIFICENT, and HMCS BONAVENTURE. He became a commissioned engineer in 1957 and was based at HMCS SHEARWATER. He served as AEO for HU-21 and HS-50 helicopter squadrons in the early 1960's. He retired as a LCdr in 1974 from NDHQ after years of teaching the light blue types about flying! He is survived by his wife Eileen (Greenwood), daughters Christine (Burlington), Rosemary (Greenwood) and sons Blair (Dartmouth), and David (Halifax).
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