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DEMS GREEN GABLES PARK

 

 

No photo available

 

 

Completed: 

 

Fate: unknown

 

Green Gables Park was a Defensively Equipped Merchant Ship (DEMS). Though manned by a civilian crew, she had RCN sailors on board to man and operate the gun that was fitted to her for protection and convoy defence

 

Photos and Documents

 

*Atlantic convoys*
GREEN GABLES PARK - Convoy HX.337 - Feb 1945: NYC - Liverpool

GREEN GABLES PARK - Convoy BX.144 - Feb 1945: Boston - Halifax
GREEN GABLES PARK - Convoy ON.290   Mar 1945: Southend - NYC

 

*Pacific Convoys*
GREEN GABLES PARK - Convoy GP.68/1 - Sep 1943: Sydney nsw - Brisbane

GREEN GABLES PARK - Convoy QL.16 - Sep 1943: Caloundra - Townsville
GREEN GABLES PARK - Convoy LQ.19 - Oct 1943: Gladstone - Brisbane
GREEN GABLES PARK - Convoy PG.74 - Oct 1943: Caloundra - Sydney NSW
GREEN GABLES PARK - Convoy QL.55 - Feb 1944: Caloundra - Townsville

GREEN GABLES PARK - Convoy GP.107/1 - Feb 1944: Sydney nsw - Brisbane

 

 

     In memory of those who have crossed the bar    

They shall not be forgotten

 

 

John Roy Watson

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photos and Documents

 

 

JRW01

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JRW03

JRW04

JRW05

JRW06

JRW07

(JRW01) Gunners on the Green Gables Park. Roy Watson 1st on left  (JRW02) Unknown gunner on Green Gables Park  (JRW03) Andy Murray 2nd from left, Roy Watson, 1st on right  (JRW04) Green Gables park  (JRW05) unknown port  (JRW06) Convoy seen from Green Gables Park  (JRW07) Roy Watson on left

 

From the collection of John Roy Watson, A/LS DEMS, RCNVR

Courtesy of David Watson

 

 

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