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HMCS HESPELER K489

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HMCS Hespeler K489

Photo taken from HMCS Runnymede K678

Photo from the WWII collection of Kirk Wipper

Bridge of HMCS Hespeler K489

From the collection of Lt. G.P. Manning, RCNVR

Courtesy of Don Manning

Submitted by John Berard Jr.

Print of Londonderry during WW II from the collection of John Berard

"The main European port of call in Ireland during World War II for the Canadian Ship Hespeler and accompanying fleet.

Courtesy of John Berard Jr.

HMCS Hespeler's bell

Original source unknown

Courtesy of John Berard Jr.

HMCS Hespeler K489

Original source unknown

Courtesy of John Berard Jr.

HMCS Hespeler K489

Original source unknown

Courtesy of John Berard Jr.

Record of convoys that HMCS Hespeler took part in as escort

Courtesy of John Berard Jr.

Frank Newton on HMCS Hespeler K489

Courtesy of John Berard Jr.

George Percy Manning, RCNVR

 

HMCS Hespeler K489

 

Born: 16 Nov 1913 - Crossed the Bar: 6 Apr 1992

 

Courtesy of Don Manning

 

Click here to view the document which shows George P. Manning's appointment to Temporary Lieutenant, RCNVR, 31 Oct 1940

John Berard, V-58894, RCNVR

 

Born: 1924   Crossed the Bar: 2012

 

HMCS Beaver, HMS Loring, HMCS Hespeler

 

Courtesy of John Berard Jr.

 

Click here to view John's personal photo and document gallery

Cover letter for the survivors report of Premier-Maitre Emile Cloarec, soul survivor from the loss of the French submarine La Perle, who was picked up by HMCS Hespeler.

Original source unknown

Courtesy of John Berard Jr.

Survivors report of Premier-Maitre Emile Cloarec, soul survivor from the loss of the French submarine La Perle, who was picked up by HMCS Hespeler.

Original source unknown

Courtesy of John Berard Jr.

Survivors report of Premier-Maitre Emile Cloarec, soul survivor from the loss of the French submarine La Perle, who was picked up by HMCS Hespeler.

Original source unknown

Courtesy of John Berard Jr.

Survivors report of Premier-Maitre Emile Cloarec, soul survivor from the loss of the French submarine La Perle, who was picked up by HMCS Hespeler.

Original source unknown

Courtesy of John Berard Jr.

Newspaper article on the sinking of U-484 by HMCS Hespeler and HMCS Dunver

Original source unknown

Courtesy of John Berard Jr.

Roger Mirault, Telegraphist on HMCS Hespeler K489

Courtesy of Lucien Mirault

Unknown sailors on HMCS Hespeler K489

From the collection of S.J. Grabowski

Courtesy of Jennifer Henry

Unknown sailors on HMCS Hespeler K489

From the collection of S.J. Grabowski

Courtesy of Jennifer Henry

Unknown sailors on HMCS Hespeler K489

From the collection of S.J. Grabowski

Courtesy of Jennifer Henry

Unknown sailor on HMCS Hespeler K489

From the collection of S.J. Grabowski

Courtesy of Jennifer Henry

Unknown sailor on HMCS Hespeler K489

From the collection of S.J. Grabowski

Courtesy of Jennifer Henry

Unknown sailor on HMCS HespelerK489

From the collection of S.J. Grabowski

Courtesy of Jennifer Henry

A couple sailors hamming it up while chipping ice on HMCS Hespeler K489

From the collection of S.J. Grabowski

Courtesy of Jennifer Henry

Postcard of HMCS Hespeler K489

From the collection of S.J. Grabowski

Courtesy of Jennifer Henry

 

Unknown ship seen from HMCS Hespelere K489

From the collection of S.J. Grabowski

Courtesy of Jennifer Henry

Unknown sailor on HMCS HespelerK489

From the collection of S.J. Grabowski

Courtesy of Jennifer Henry

Unknown sailor on HMCS HespelerK489 - note merchant ship in background

From the collection of S.J. Grabowski

Courtesy of Jennifer Henry

Unknown sailors on HMCS Hespeler K489

From the collection of S.J. Grabowski

Courtesy of Jennifer Henry

HMCS Dunver K03 - photo taken from HMCS Hespeler K489

From the collection of S.J. Grabowski

Courtesy of Jennifer Henry

Unknown casualty being taken ashore from HMCS Hespeler K489

From the collection of S.J. Grabowski

Courtesy of Jennifer Henry

Unknown sailor on HMCS HespelerK489

From the collection of S.J. Grabowski

Courtesy of Jennifer Henry

 

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