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HMCS CRUSADER Z13

Crusader Z13

Source: a History of the West Coast Canadian Forces Auxiliary Fleet

Credit: CFB Esquimalt Naval and Military Museum, photo # VR996.29.01

 

Acquired by RCN:

Fate: 

 

HMCS Crusader Z13 was was assigned to the West coast during the war as an auxiliary (tender to HMCS Givenchy). One of her duties was as an examination vessel.

 

Photos and Documents

 

Commanding Officers

A/Lt Thomas Maitland Wade Golby, RCNR - 30 Mar 1940 - unk

Slt John Oscar Laybourne Lake, RCNR - 04 Jun 1941 - unk

Ch/Skpr Archibald Miller, RCNR - 07 Mar 1942 - unk

Ch/Skpr Archibald Miller, RCNR - 14 Jun 1942 - unk

 

     In memory of those who have crossed the bar    

They shall not be forgotten

S-T

Stevens, Harold

1920-1985

 

 

 

 

 

Former Crew Members

Ashley, Alfred Edward, Skpr, RCNR - 27 Apr 1941

 

Burns, Arthur James, A/Slt, RCNVR - 12 Jun 1940

 

Carey, Al

 

Cyle, Fred, PO

Hainstock, Ted

 

Harvey, George Robert, Skpr, RCNR - 10 Mar 1944

 

Helgeson, Harry, CPO

 

Johnson, Frank

LeVae, Gray Buxton, Skpr, RCNR - 31 Mar 1943

 

Lowe, Douglas Wilson, Slt, RCNVR - 28 Mar 1940

 

MacDonald

 

Chuck (ship's cook) (surname unknown)

 

Photos and Documents

 

Frank Johnson, Al Carey, Harry Helgeson, Chuck (cook), MacDonald, Fred Cyle on HMCS Crusader Z13

From the collection of Harold (Hal) Stevens

Courtesy of Rob Stevens

Hal Stevens, Ted Hainstock on HMCS Crusader Z13

From the collection of Harold (Hal) Stevens

Courtesy of Rob Stevens

Hal Stevens, Terry O'Connor, Frank Johnson on HMCS Crusader Z13

From the collection of Harold (Hal) Stevens

Courtesy of Rob Stevens

PO Fred Cyle, Ted Hainstock on HMCS Crusader Z13

From the collection of Harold (Hal) Stevens

Courtesy of Rob Stevens 

A. Carey, Hal Stevens, Ted Hainstock, Frank Johnson on HMCS Crusader Z13

From the collection of Harold (Hal) Stevens

Courtesy of Rob Stevens

CPO Dane, PO Fred Cyle on HMCS Crusader Z13

From the collection of Harold (Hal) Stevens

Courtesy of Rob Stevens

Al Carey on HMCS Crusader Z13

From the collection of Harold (Hal) Stevens

Courtesy of Rob Stevens

CPO Harry Helgeson on HMCS Crusader Z13

From the collection of Harold (Hal) Stevens

Courtesy of Rob Stevens

HMCS Crusader Z13

From the collection of Harold (Hal) Stevens

Courtesy of Rob Stevens

 

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