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HMCS IROQUOIS G89 / 217

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Ship's Bell of HMCS Iroquois G89 / 217 - 1942 & HMCS Iroquois 280

 

This bell was from HMCS Iroquois G89 / 217. It was also used on HMCS Iroquois 280

 

Names engraved on this bell from Iroquois G89/217

 

Douglas McNicol - Nov 1951
Michael Brooks - Jan 1952
Edith Elizabeth Taylor-  Mar 1952
Allan Stewart Vanstone - Mar 1952
Allison Willis Patrick - Mar 1952
Laurie Brenda Fyffe - May 1954
Carol Alison Jones - Jun 1954
George Gordon Armstrong - Jun 1954

Shawn Patrick Boddy - Oct 1954

HMCS Iroquois ship's bell with dragon and SSK Sasebo (dry dock at Sasebo, Japan)

Japan, 1954

Newspaper article on the death of LCdr COUGHLIN, XO of HMCS Iroquois G89

Ottawa Citizen, 23 Oct 1944

Source: Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Funeral of LCdr Coughlin at Scapa Flow

Source: Canadian Virtual War Memorial

AB Brown Bruce A. V70663 of Lindsay received his discharge from the Navy on 19 Jan 1946 after service on the Iroquois from 01 May 1944

Source: City of Kawartha Lakes Digital Archives

Headstone for LCdr C.R. Tony Coughlin, DSC, RCNVR 19 Oct 1944 Age 31

Location: Lyness Royal Naval Cemetery

ERA Arthur Kyle on HMCS Iroquois G89 with the ship's mascot, Kipper

Courtesy of Tim Kyle

Newspaper article on Slt J.M.Dowler, HMCS Iroquois

The Winnipeg Evening Tribune, 06 Apr 1943

Unknown sailor off HMCS Iroquois G89 - circa 1948

From the collection of Ivan Chamberlain

Courtesy of Dave Chamberlain

HMCS Iroquois G89

 

        

 

From the collection of William Connor

Courtesy of Jason Salter

HMCS Iroquois 217

RCN Sustains First Korea Battle Casualties

Newspaper article from the CROWSNEST Vol 5 No 1 Nov 1952

4-inch gun crew on HMCS Iroquois 217.  Edwin Jodoin looking at the camera

From the collection of Edwin Jodoin

Courtesy of Jacqeline Jodoin

Edwin Jodoin (left). Woman and sailor on right unknown.

From the collection of Edwin Jodoin

Courtesy of Jacqeline Jodoin

Edwin Jodoin working in the ship's laundry on HMCS Iroquois 217

From the collection of Edwin Jodoin

Courtesy of Jacqeline Jodoin

Able Seaman Edwin Jodoin in the US Army Hospital, Sasebo, Japan, recovering from injuries received when HMCS Iroquois 217 was his by shellfire off the Korean coast on 02 Oct 1952.

From the collection of Edwin Jodoin

Courtesy of Jacqeline Jodoin

HMCS Iroquois 217 circa 1954-1955

Courtesy of Charles Case

Ceremonial Guard during the 1954-55 Korean War Tour of HMCS Iroquois and HMCS Huron.  It is not known if the guard if from Iroquois, Huron or a combination of crews from both ships.

Courtesy of Charles Case

Charles Case on HMCS Iroquois during the 1954-55 Korean War Tour

Courtesy of Charles Case

Newspaper article on HMCS Iroquois 217's final visit to St. John's, NFLD, just prior to being paid off

Courtesy of Bud Rose

Jamaica Independence Day Cruise Certificate

Courtesy of Bud Rose

Capt Edwards being piped aboard HMCS Iroquois as Commanding Officer and Commander of the 3rd Escort Sqn

Courtesy of Bud Rose

ABHM Bud Rose on the 3"50 of HMCS Iroquois 217, Apr 1962

Courtesy of Bud Rose

ABHM Bud Rose on HMCS Iroquois 217, Apr 1962. HMCS Bonaventure in the background

Courtesy of Bud Rose 

ERA Rutherford (right) and ERA Steen (left) playing chess. Photo taken in stoker's mess onboard HMCS Iroquois; Apr 1962

Courtesy of Bud Rose

Lt. Gov. Hon. Campbell Leonard Macpherson and Capt. Edwards arrive at the War Memorial in St. John's, Sep 1962

Courtesy of Bud Rose

Ship's companies of HMCS Sioux and HMCS Iroquois at the War Memorial on Water St., St. John's, Sep 1962

Courtesy of Bud Rose 

HMCS Iroquois 217 in St. John's Harbour, Sep 1962. Photo taken from old RCN dockyard

Courtesy of Bud Rose

HMCS Iroquois 217 moves away from the jetty as she prepares to leave St. John's, NFLD for the final time

Courtesy of Bud Rose

HMCS Iroquois 217 just prior to being placed in reserve, alongside HMCS Mackenzie, the RCN's newest destroyer escort

Courtesy of Bud Rose

HMCS Iroquois 217 - Halifax, April 1962. HMCS Sioux outboard (left side of photo)

Courtesy of Bud Rose

 

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