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Unofficial wartime badge

HMCS Jonquiere K318




Post wartime badge

and motto


Battle honours and awards:  Atlantic  1944



Laid down: 26 Jan 1943

Launched: 28 Oct 1943

Commissioned 11 May 1944

Paid off: 04 Dec 1945

Re-commissioned: 20 Sep 1954

Paid off (into refit): 20 Dec 1957

Re-commissioned: 16 Jun 1958

Paid off: 23 Sep 1966

Fate: Broken up in 1967


Commissioned at Quebec City on 10 May 1944, she arrived at Halifax on 05 Jun 1944 and proceeded from there to Bermuda to work up. Returning in Aug 1944, Jonquiere was assigned to EG C-2 and after three Atlantic crossings was transferred to EG 26 at Londonderry. She was also based from time to time at Portsmouth and Plymouth, remaining in U.K. waters on A/S patrol until 27 May 1945, when she sailed with ON.305, the last westbound convoy. She was paid off 04 Dec 1944 at Shelburne and later taken to Lauzon for conversion to a Prestonian class ocean escort, re-commissioning 20 Sep 1954. Paid off on 12 Sep 1966, she was purchased by Capital Iron and Metal, Victoria, BC to be broken up. Shortly after purchased the price of scrap metal plummeted and she was not broken up late 1971, early 1972.


Commanding Officers

LCdr John Richard Kidston, RCNVR - 10 May 1944 - 12 Mar 1945

A/LCdr Andree Marcil, RCNVR - 12 Mar 1945 - 16 Jun 1945

Lt John Hobart Lincoln, RCNVR - 17 Jun 1945 - 04 Aug 1945

LCdr D.M. MacDonald, RCNVR - 05 Aug 1945 - 18 Aug 1945

LCdr Harold Richard Tilley, RCN - 20 Sep 1954 - 24 Jul 1956

LCdr Charles Delsworth Gibson, RCN - 25 Jul 1956 - 15 Jun 1958

LCdr Ean Victor Pearce Sunderland, RCN - 16 Jun 1958 - 08 Sep 1959

LCdr Howard Victor Clark, RCN - 09 Sep 1959 - 28 Nov 1961

LCdr R.L. Hughes, RCN - 29 Nov 1961 - 24 Aug 1963

LCdr A.P. Campbell, RCN - 07 Sep 1963 - 14 Sep 1965

LCdr D.R. Donaldson, RCN - 15 Sep 1965 - 23 Sep 1966


Captain for the day


Captain for the day is a tradition in the RCN where during the ship's Christmas celebrations, the Commanding Officer changes places with the youngest member of the ship's company.

Larry Zilinski - 1964




     In memory of those who have crossed the bar    

They shall not be forgotten


Addison, Herbert Thomas


Arntson, Maurice John


Served in Jonquiere 1954-1956 as ABQM

Balfour, James Pascoe


Served in Jonquiere 1954-1956 as LSAS

Barnes, Jerry T.


Best, John George


Bond, Jean-Noel


Brooks, Robert


Served in Jonquiere 1954-1956 as ABRC





Carver, Robert James


Cathcart, Donald Stuart


Chester, ??


Served in Jonquiere 1954-1956 as LSRP

Clark, Howard Victor


8th Commanding Officer

Cook, Fred C.


Commissioning crew 20 Sep 1954. Served in Jonquiere 1954-1956 as P2WS

Cooke, Ronald


Crofton, Patrick Dermott


Served in Jonquiere in 1959

Dodd, Stephen Raymond





Feddema, James Charles


Served in Jonquiere 1954-1956

Finlayson, Wilfred Lister






Gammon, Bryan T.


Gerigs, William Frederick


Grabas Nick


Served in Jonquiere 1954-1956 as C2ER

Gray, George S.


Hall, Gordon Frederick


Served in Jonquiere 1954-1956 as C2ER

Hamilton, Benjamin Charles


Harper, David, L.


Hoffman, John


Served in Jonquiere 1954-1956 as PO2 TAS

Humble, Cecil Hobson


Served in Jonquiere 1958-1960



Irvine, Kenneth George


James, Charles Creelman






Kostiuk, Bohdan John Peter


Served in Jonquiere c1957 as a POVS

Larter, Spud


Served in Jonquiere 1954-1956 as LSRP

Lennox, Duncan Craig


Lincoln, John Hobart


3rd Commanding Officer

Little, Don


Served in Jonquiere 1954-1956 as LSAM

Lyttle, Jim


Served in Jonquiere 1954-1956 as LSQM






Mackie, Edward


Majorki, Millian


Served in Jonquiere 1954-1956 as C2ET

McTavish Jim


Served in Jonquiere 1954-1956 as LSRP

Miller, (??)


Served in Jonquiere 1954-1956 as C1QM, Cox'n



Paul, Robert James


Served in Jonquiere 1954-1956 as LCdr, XO

Preston, Anthony John


Served in Jonquiere c1957 as a Lt, RCN





Reynolds, Harry


Served in Jonquiere 1954-1956  as LSLR






Scobie, Trenton Claude


Sedger, ??


Served in Jonquiere 1954-1956 as C1ER, CERA

Shaw, ??


Served in Jonquiere 1954-1956 as ABRP

Shields, Amory Russell


Silvester, Henry


Smith, Benjamin Frederick


Spalding, James Dixon


Served in Jonquiere in 1957 as an Officer Cadet for training

Staicue, Roy


Stanbrook, Wilfred Thomas


Served in Jonquiere 17 Dec 1956 - 13 Jun 1957

Tilley, Harold Richard


5th Commanding Officer


Van Camp, Robert Speers







Watkins, Charles


Commissioning crew 20 Sep 1954. Served in Jonquiere 1954-1956 as LSQR 







Yablonski, Victor


Served in Jonquiere 1954-1956 as LSET

Yanow, Robert D.


Served in Jonquiere in 1958

Yeats, Ron


Served in Jonquiere 1954-1956 as PO2RP




Former Crew Members


(C57) - 1957 crew list compiled from various sources by Ernie Paquette

Adamthwaite, Dave V., OCDT (U/T) - Feb 1966 - May 1966 


Allwood, Lt (N)  (C57)

Anderson, AB  (C57)

Anderson, PO  (C57)

Badry, OS  (C57)


Bone, Norman, ABQM - 1954-1956


Bridge, PO  (C57)


Brooks, Dave, PO2 TAS - 1954-1957 (C57)


Brooks, AB  (C57)

Brooks, CPO  (C57)


Brower, OS  (C57)

Bryan, CPO  (C57)

Bryan, CPO  (C57)

Carlyle, LS  (C57)

Carlyle, Lt (N)  (C57)


Carmichael, Lt - 1954-1957  (C57)


Carrier, AB  (C57)


Cavanaugh, Lt(N), NavO, 1954-1956


Churcher, PO  (C57)

Collins, AB  (C57)


Compton, F., ABAA - 1954-1957 (C57)


Cooke, AB  (C57)


Coots, H., LSAA - 1954-1956


Cornish, LS  (C57)

Cox, AB  (C57)

Crawford, OS  (C57)

Darling, OS  (C57)


Davies, John, ABNS - 1954-1956


Dechenne, AB  (C57)


Dodgson, Jim - 1963


Donovan, Lt  (C57)

Doyle, AB  (C57)

Drever, AB  (C57)


Edwards, Frederick John, Paym/Lt, RCNVR - 19 Jun 1944


Esplin, LS  (C57)


Extence, Alan Barr, Lt (E), RCNVR


Farrell, Marvin William, Slt, RCNVR - 05 Apr 1945


Ferguson, D., P2QM - 1954-1956 


Finson, OS  (C57)


Fluskey, PO  (C57)

Foster, AB  (C57)


Foster, Frederick Campbell, Lt (S), RCNVR - 12 Jul 1945


Fredrickson, AB  (C57)

Fuhr, OS  (C57)

Fummerton, AB  (C57)

Ganton, AB  (C57)

Garrett, LS  (C57)


Giles, PO  (C57)

Glaum, AB  (C57)

Godwin, AB  (C57)

Gold, POBN  (C57)


Goosen, George, LSET - 1954-1956


Goyder, David, Slt, RCN - Sep 1962 - Dec 1963


Grant, OS  (C57)

Grieg, AB  (C57)

Griffin, LS  (C57)

Guilbault, LS  (C57)

Guthrie, CPO  (C57)

Hahn, LS  (C57)

Haldane, P1  (C57)


Hall, OS  (C57)


Hamlin, John Haig, Lt, RCNVR - 08 May 1944 (Stand by) / 10 May 1944


Harrison, LS  (C57)

Heilscher, LS  (C57)

Henderson, OS  (C57)


Hepburn, POER  (C57)

Hill, LS  (C57)

Hillyer, PO  (C57)


Hlasny, Stephen, LSRP - 1954-1956


Hodge, William John, A/Lt, RCNVR - 08 May 1944 (Stand by) / 10 May 1944


Hold, OS  (C57)


Howell, Hector Mansfield, Slt, RCNVR - 16 May 1945


Hutchinson, LS  (C57)

Jackson, Chaplain  (C57)

Jackson, CPO  (C57)


Jensen, Carl, ABQM - 1955


Jerome, AB  (C57)

Jessop, AB  (C57)

John, Paul, Lt (N), XO  (C57)

Johnson, LS  (C57)

Johnston, LS  (C57)

Jones, AB  (C57)

Kellington, Lt (N)  (C57)


Kidson, CPO  (C57)


Kidston, John Richard, LCdr, RCNVR - 20 Mar 1944 (Stand by) CO / 10 May 1944


King, L., AB  (C57)

King, W., AB  (C57)

Klatt, OS  (C57)

Knox, AB  (C57)


Kozan, AB  (C57)

Lawson, PO  (C57)


Lennox, Duncan Craig, Lt, RCNVR - 20 Mar 1944 (Stand by) / 10 May 1944


Lenz, LS  (C57)

Logan, AB  (C57)

Lundy, AB  (C57)

MacCorriston, AB  (C57)

Mackie, L., AB  (C57)

Mackie, R., AB  (C57)

Maddocks, PO  (C57)

Maier, OS  (C57)


Mann, ??, ABTAS - 1954-1956


Matheson, OS  (C57)

Mathews, AB  (C57)

McCaw, PO  (C57)

McComb, PO  (C57)

McCreedy, AB  (C57)


McDonald, ABQM - 1954-1956


McNeil, PO  (C57)


McPherson, ABSW - 1954-1956


Mein, OS  (C57)


Michon, Joseph Jean, Surg/Lt, RCNVR - 08 Jun 1944


Milton, AB  (C57)


Mochel, PO2VS - 1954-1956


Molyard, CPO  (C57)

Montgomery, LCdr  (C57)


Morin (Moran??), John St. Clair, Slt, RCNVR - 05 May 1944 (Stand by) / 10 May 1944


Morran, AB  (C57)

Morrison, AB  (C57)

Mowbray, AB  (C57)

Muir, AB  (C57)

Murzak, OS  (C57)


Mynott, Jack - 1944


Negrich, Ray, LSSG  (C57)

Nelson, AB  (C57)


Nicholls, Walter J., HSD 


Oikawa, OS  (C57)

Olson, AB  (C57)


Olynick, PO  (C57)


O'Neill, LS  (C57)

Paquette, E., ABRP - 1954-1957  (C57) 


Patriquin, AB  (C57)


Patterson, ABSM - 1954-1956


Patterson, Mervyn Alexander, Slt, RCNVR - 10 Apr 1944 (Stand by) / 10 May 1944


Patton, AB  (C57)

Penny, OS  (C57)

Peters, AB  (C57)

Pickell, PO  (C57)

Rasmussen, AB  (C57)

Ratcliffe, LS  (C57)

Reeve, AB  (C57)

Reihill, AB  (C57)


Robins, N., P2AA - 1954-1956


Robinson, Franklin Scott, Slt, RCNVR - 10 Apr 1944 (Stand by) / 10 May 1944


Ross, AB  (C57)

Roth, OS  (C57)

Rouke, PO  (C57)

Roy, OS  (C57)

Rudd, AB  (C57)

Rudd, AB  (C57)


Salter, Albert Evans, Slt (E), RCNVR - 03 Jun 1944


Scott, AB  (C57)

Scudamore, CPO  (C57)

Sears, AB  (C57)

Shankland, AB  (C57)

Shwydky, AB  (C57)


Sismus, ABTAS - 1954-1956


Smallbones, OS  (C57)

Smalley, LS  (C57)

Smith, AB  (C57)


Smith, Lt - 1954-1957 (C57)


Sorensen, Earl, LSAM - 1954-1956


Southin, CPO  (C57)


Sparkes, K., LSAM


Spooner, AB  (C57)

Stacey, AB  (C57)

Starrett, LS  (C57)

Stevens, PO  (C57)


Stew, George E., Signalman


Stillborn, POER  (C57)

Stith, AB  (C57)

Stohl, PO  (C57)

Stranbrook, PO  (C57)

Sumner, CPO  (C57)


Tanner, Joe, Cook, RCN - 1960


Templeton, John (Ike)., ABRC - 1954-1956


Trahan, AB  (C57)

Trick, LS  (C57)

Tyler, LS  (C57)

Wall, AB  (C57)

Wallace, LS  (C57)

Wallace, LS  (C57)

Walters, AB  (C57)

Warner, PO  (C57)

Watson, (Doc), POET  (C57)

Weber, Lt (N)  (C57)

Westman, AB  (C57)


Wilkins, Jerry, LSQR - 1954-1956


Williams, PO  (C57)


Wilson, Thomas Stevenson, A/LCdr (E), RCNR - 27 Mar 1944 (Stand by) / 10 May 1944


Yates, A., AB  (C57)

Yates, E., AB  (C57)


Zilinsky, Larry, ABRC - Feb 1964 - Dec 1964


Photos and Documents



Personal photo gallery of Joe Tanner


RCN Memories

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