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A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project

Photos and Documents from the Collection of


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John Frederick Simpson, RCNVR


Born: 31 Oct 1927   Crossed the Bar: 20 Feb 1995


HMCS Dundas K229


John Simpson joined the RCNVR at HMCS Hunter on 07 Aug 1944, Windsor, Ontario, at the age of 17. After training he was assigned to HMCS Dundas.  After the war John returned to Windsor, Ontario, where he spent most of his life until his passing.


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Ordinary Seaman John F. Simpson


Photo taken on joining at HMCS Hunter, 07 Aug 1944


From the collection of John Frederick Simpson O/S 091424


Courtesy of Jeff Simpson

Artwork on the sea bag of John Frederick Simpson


Courtesy of Jeff Simpson

Three pages from the Seamanship Pocket Manual of John Frederick Simpson




Courtesy of Jeff Simpson