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A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project

Photos and Documents from the Collection of

Douglas Keith Beach

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Douglas Keith Beach

 

Born: 03 Nov 1924   Crossed the Bar: 02 Jan 2004

 

HMCS Collingwood, HMCS Cape Breton

 

Click here to see a photo of Doug after being demobilized and returning to civilian life

 

Courtesy of Robert Wilson

Douglas Keith Beach at Whitby, Ont. train station - returning from leave. date unkown

Courtesy of Robert Wilson

"Summer attire"

Waiting for ride to Hamilton on highway at Blackwater, Aug 1943

Latest address: O/Smn D.K. Beach V53247

C/O Sambro P.O.

H.M.C.S. Stadacona II, Halifax, Nova Scotia

 

Courtesy of Robert Wilson

Charles McAusland, 10 May 1944

Courtesy of Robert Wilson

Douglas Beach (left) and friend, 10 May 1944, Dartmouth, NS

Courtesy of Robert Wilson

A Rapana Class MAC ship

Courtesy of Robert Wilson

Close up stern view of a Rapana Class MAC ship

Aircraft being transported on a MAC ship

Courtesy of Robert Wilson

Unknown Fairmile Motor Launch

Courtesy of Robert Wilson

Handkerchief that Doug had sent his mother - note card from Belfast tailor

Courtesy of Robert Wilson

The three people in this photo are not known. Possibly shipmates of Douglas Beach.

Courtesy of Robert Wilson

Unknown merchant ship - note fueling line passed astern

Courtesy of Robert Wilson

Same unknown merchant ship as above photo - note the light line passed to the ship the photo is taken from

Courtesy of Robert Wilson

 

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