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A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project

Photos and Documents from the Collection of

William Connor

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William Connor

 

HMCS St Boniface

 

HMCS Trois Rivieres

 

Bottom photo: William Connor on the Quarterdeck of HMCS St. Boniface J332

Christmas card from William Connor to his parents - year unknown

 

        

 

Courtesy of Jason Salter

Atlantic Convoy - photo taken from either HMCS St Boniface or HMCS Trois Rivieres

Courtesy of Jason Salter

 

Convoy ships at anchor.  Merchant Aircraft Carrier (MAC) centre of photo

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Merchant Aircraft Carrier

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Merchant Aircraft Carrier

(this was two photos taped together to get the full ship)

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Unknown cruise liner

Courtesy of Jason Salter

Card given to lookouts

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William Connor and shipmates.  William 2nd from left

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Unknown sailor - from either HMCS St Boniface or HMCS Trois Rivieres

Courtesy of Jason Salter

Maurice (Whitey) Hampson out on the yardarm.  Ship unknown.

Courtesy of Jason Salter

Unknown sailors, from either HMCS St Boniface or HMCS Trois Rivieres

Courtesy of Jason Salter

Unknown place

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Unknown sailor on either HMCS St Boniface or HMCS Trois Rivieres

Courtesy of Jason Salter

Foc's'le of a minesweeper - either HMCS St Boniface or HMCS Trois Rivieres

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Unknown People ./ Place

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Unknown sailor on either HMCS St Boniface or HMCS Trois Rivieres

Courtesy of Jason Salter

Entrance to St. John's, Newfoundland

Photo taken from either HMCS St Boniface or HMCS Trois Rivieres

Courtesy of Jason Salter

William Connor (sailor on right). Other sailor unknown

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Unknown group of people "hard at work" building what appears to be a cottage

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William Connor (left), other person unknown

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Unknown person

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Unknown sailor

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Unknown ship - heavily damaged

"I remember my grandpa telling me about a ship that was heavily damaged in a collision and had to be towed to dry dock in Halifax for repair... can't remember at the moment any more details than that."

Courtesy of Jason Salter

Unknown sailor from either HMCS St Boniface or HMCS Trois Rivieres

Courtesy of Jason Salter

William Connor, Granville Street, Vancouver, Feb 1944

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A Welcome Home card that was attached to a parcel will received when he returned home after his discharge

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William Connor - date unknown

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Telegram from William to his parents telling them he will be home

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