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A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project

Photos and Documents from the Collection of

Ivan Chamberlain

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Ivan Chamberlain, ABAA3, RCNVR

 

Born: 1925   Crossed the Bar: 2013

 

HMCS Lindsay

Ivan Chamberlain's Medals

 

1939-1945 Star,  France and German Star with Atlantic Bar, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal with 6 month overseas Bar, War Medal 1939-45, Queen's Golden Jubilee Medal, Police Department Long Service Medal, French Overlord Commemorative Medal (50th Anniversary of D-Day)

 

Courtesy of Dave Chamberlain

Ivan Chamberlain's Discharge Papers

Courtesy of Dave Chamberlain

Germans stamps from the Hitler era

Courtesy of Dave Chamberlain

HMCS Renown Sea Cadet Corp - 1939

 

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Courtesy of Dave Chamberlain

        

 

(1) Ivan Chamberlain, Marnie and Fred Skinner, Remembrance Day 2006  (2) Ivan Chamberlain and Fred Skinner, Remembrance Day 2008  (3) Ivan Chamberlain and HMCS Lindsay shipmate Ted Castell - RCNA Niagara Region Battle of the Atlantic Sunday 2010  (4) Ivan Chamberlain - Battle of the Atlantic Sunday 2011

Courtesy of Dave Chamberlain

The photos below show what appears to be a U-boat surrendering.  Its is not known which U-boat is in the photos or which ship they are surrendering to.

 

                 

 

(1) Surfaced U-boat with crew in conning tower  (2) ship's whaler launched to go to U-boat  (3) ship's whaler on way to U-boat  (4) ship's whaler alongside U-boat  (5, 6 & 7) Whaler back alongside ship with German POWs from the U-boat

Courtesy of Dave Chamberlain

 

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