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Fred Hollands

 

Leading Seaman, Weapons Underwater, RCN / C.A.F.

 

Fred Hollands served in the Royal Canadian Navy from 1962 until 1970. When he decided not to re-enlist he was a Leading Seaman, Weapons Underwater. Fred served in HMCS GATINEAU, RESTIGOUCHE, FRASER and PROVIDER.

 

He comes from a family with a long history with the Royal Canadian Navy.

 

His grandfather Henry Hollands was a stoker in the RN and part of the crew that sailed HMCS NIOBE from Portsmouth England to Halifax arriving in that city October 21st, 1910.

 

Fred Hollands' father, also named Fred Hollands, joined the RCNVR during the Second World War and served in HMCS NOOTKA, HMCS IROQUOIS and HMCS SKEENA and his uncle, Frank Hollands, also served in the Navy during the Second World War.

 

Ships served in:

HMCS GATINEAU

HMCS RESTIGOUCHE

HMCS FRASER

HMCS PROVIDER

 

Fred Hollands

HMCS Cornwallis - 1962

Fred Hollands playing guitar

Fred Hollands playing a game of cards while waiting for the laundry to dry

 


 

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