For Posterity's Sake         

A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project

HMCS NADEN

then, Naden, CFB Esquimalt

Photos and Documents

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Communication Trade Course, HMCS Naden - 1941

"Class 7, RCN"

From the collection of Bill Clark

Courtesy of Suzanne Clark

Christmas menu, HMCS Naden, Dec 1943

From the collection of Rodney Carson

Courtesy of Chris Carson

New Entry Training, HMCS Naden, 1947

From the collection of Ed Chadwick

Courtesy of Steve Hlasny

New Entry 12 Class, HMCS Naden, 1948

Courtesy of Francis Dowdall

 

(Click here to see the names on the back of the photo)

Three members of New Entry 12 Class, HMCS Naden, 1948

Courtesy of Francis Dowdall

 

(Click here to see the names on the back of the photo)

New Entry 12 Class, HMCS Naden, 1948

"We were a small class and we were selected to be the Colour Guard and Precision Squad for performances during Navy Week and at the opening of the Provincial Parliament. We spent a lot of time on the parade square."

Courtesy of Francis Dowdall

New Entry 12 Class, 1948, dress rehearsal for "Colours" on the parade square, HMCS Naden

Courtesy of Francis Dowdall

Signal towers at HMCS Naden, Esquimalt

From the collection of Ray T. Cardy

Courtesy of Dennis Cardy

Swimming pool at HMCS Naden 1948-49

Courtesy of Gordon Howard

Canteen at HMCS Naden 1948-49

Courtesy of Gordon Howard

Training course at HMCS Naden 1949

Courtesy of Gordon Howard

New Entry Training Course, HMCS Naden, Dec 1948

Courtesy of Gordon Howard

Seaman's mess, HMCS Naden 1948-49

Courtesy of Gordon Howard

Wet Canteen, HMCS Naden 1948-49

Courtesy of Gordon Howard

Saturday Divisions, HMCS Naden 1949

Courtesy of Gordon Howard

Morning Prayer, Saturday Divisions, HMCS Naden 1949

Courtesy of Gordon Howard

Administrative Bldg, HMCS Naden circa 1948-1948

Courtesy of Gordon Howard

Protestant Chapel, HMCS Naden circa 1948-1949

Courtesy of Gordon Howard

George Watt on his RC3's Course, HMCS Naden, 1951

From the collection of George (Cowboy) Watt

Courtesy of Christopher Watt

Radar Plotter Course ; RP 319 - 1952 at HMCS Naden

Back row: Asquini, Fraser, Williams, Mazor, Huber

Front row: Cook, Dick, Bennett, Glennen, Reding, Henry, Bjola

George (Cowboy) Watt, mounting a different type of horse at the Naden gym in the 1960s

From the collection of George (Cowboy) Watt

Courtesy of Christopher Watt

Reg (Smokey) Rhymes on course at HMCS Naden

From the collection of Smokey Rhymes

Courtesy of Gordon Rhymes

 

(1) Rhymes, Reg (Smokey)

 

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Radar Operations & Technical School, Naden, CFB Esquimalt, Jun 1970

Courtesy of Richard Larcheveque

 Boat House/Seamanship Training Unit (located behind old Club 44), Naden, CFB Esquimalt, Jun 1970

(HMCS Provider 508 can be seen way in the background)

Courtesy of Richard Larcheveque

Admnistrative Bldg (left), Nelles Block (Accomodations bldg) (centre) and the Drill Shed (right) - Naden, CFB Esquimalt, Sep 2005

Courtesy of Richard Larcheveque

 

Comm School, Naden, CFB Esquimalt 1970 (top) & 2005 (bottom)

Courtesy of Richard Larcheveque

Fleet School Divisions at HMCS Nadan, Esquimalt

Courtesy of Erin Brownlee

Course photo at HMCS Naden

Courtesy of Erin Brownlee

 

Radar Plotter Course photos from 1949 - 1966 at HMCS Naden

 

This series of photos are not complete - many course photos are missing from this collection.

 

Courtesy of Steve Hlasny

 

RP 309 - 1949

 

RP 310 - 1950

 

RP 311 - 1951

 

RP 202 - 1952

 

RP 317/318 - 1952

 

RP 317/318  - 1952 (2)

 

RP 319 - 1952

 

RP 203 - 1953 (2)

 

RP 322 - 1953

 

RP 323 - 1953

 

RP 324 - 1953

 

RP 324 - 1953 (2)

 

RP 325 - 1953

 

RP 326 - 1953

 

RP 327 - 1953

 

RP 204 - 1954

 

RP 204 - 1954 (2)

 

RP 328 - 1954

 

RP 329 - 1954

 

RP 330 - 1954

 

RP 333 - 1954

 

RP 334 - 1954

 

RP 335 - 1954

 

RP 337 - 1954

 

RP 338 - 1954

 

RP 339 - 1954

 

RP 340 - 1954

 

RP 205 - 1955

 

RP 206 - 1955

 

RP 207 - 1955

 

RP 208 - 1955

 

RP 340 - 1955

 

RP 341 - 1955

 

RP 342 - 1955

 

RP 343 - 1955

 

RP 344 - 1955

 

RP 209 - 1956

 

RP 210 - 1956

 

RP 211 - 1956

 

RP 211 - 1956 (2)

 

RP 346 - 1956

 

RP 347 - 1956

 

RP 349 - 1956

 

RP 350 - 1956

 

RP 213 - 1957

 

RP 214 - 1957

 

RP 351 - 1957

 

RP 352 - 1957

 

RP 353 - 1957

 

RP 354 - 1957

 

RP 355 - 1957

 

RP 356 - 1957

 

RP 357-1957

 

RP 216 - 1958

 

RP 217 - 1959

 

RP 217 - 1959 (2)

 

RP 201 E - 1960

 

RP 202 ES - 1960 (1)

 

RP 202 ES - 1960 (2)

 

RP 202 ES - 1960 (3)

 

RP 203 ES - 1961 (1)

 

RP 203 ES - 1961 (2)

 

RP 206 ES - 1963

 

RP 207 ES - 1963

 

RP 209 - 1964

 

RP 210 ES - 1965

 

RP 212 ES - 1965

 

RP 364 / 365 - 1965

 

RP 213 ES - 1966 (1)

 

RP 213 ES - 1966 (2)

 

RP 358

 

RP 359

 

RP 360

 

RP 361

 

RP 362

 

RP 363

 

RP 366

 

RP 368

 

RP 369

 

RP Courses - Post Unification

 

RP 112

 

RP 113

 

RP 114

 

RP 115

 

RP 116

 

RP 118

 

RP 119

 

 

 

 

 

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