For Posterity's Sake         

A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project

HMCS QUATSINO J152

Then Merchant Vessel CHEN HSIN (1947)

Then CONCORD (1949)

HMCS QUATSION J152

HMCS Quatsino J152

From the collection of Laurence (Larry) Fricke

Courtesy of Linda Carleton

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Laid down: 20 Jun 1940

Launched: 01 Sep 1941

Commissioned: 03 Nov 1941

Paid off: 26 Nov 1946

Fate: Sold in 1947. Final disposition is unknown

Named for Quatsino Sound, Vancouver Island, she was built by Prince Rupert Dry Dock & Shipyards Co., Prince Rupert, BC and commissioned on 03 Nov 1941. Quatsino spent her entire service life on the west coast, alternately a member of the Prince Rupert and Esquimalt Force. She was paid off at Esquimalt on 26 Nov 1945, and converted for commercial purposes in 1947, to be re-named Chen Hsin and domiciled at Shanghai. Sold again in 1949, she was renamed Concord. She was last listed in Lloyd's Register in 1950. 

 

Commanding Officers

Lt S. Douglas, RCNR - 03 Nov 1941 - 14 Dec 1941

A/LCdr T. MacDuff, RCN - 15 Dec 1941 - 27 May 1942

Lt Albert Elliott Gough, RCNR - 28 May 1942 - 02 Apr 1943

Lt A.H. Gosse, RCNR - 03 Apr 1943 - 29 Sep 1943

Lt H.H. Rankin, RCNR - 30 Sep 1943 - 22 Oct 1943

Lt A.H. Gosse, RCNR - 23 Oct 1943 - 02 Jan 1945

A/LCdr Bernard Charles Cook, RCNVR - 03 Jan 1945 - 26 Nov 1945

 

     In memory of those who have crossed the bar    

They shall not be forgotten

A-B

Burton, George Robert

1912-1981

 

 

 

 

C-D

Davis, Allan G.

____-____

 

 

 

 

E-F

Emberton, Ivor

1923-2004

Fricke, Laurence

1912-2000

Served in Quatsino Nov 1941 - Feb 1942

Commissioning Crew

 

 

 

G-H

Gray, John Ferguson

1924-2000

Harris, Jack

1914-2013

 

 

 

K-L

Lincoln, John Hobart

1910-1993

Drafted to Quatsino 03 Nov 1941

Commissioning crew

 

 

 

 

M-N

McCandless, John Gilmore

1909-1975

Served in Quatsino in 1941 as Slt, RCNVR

Commissioning crew

 

 

 

 

Q-R

Richards, Maurice Edmond

1899-1986

 

 

 

 

S-T

Schneider, Lloyd Clarence

1910-1980

Stratton, Eugene R.

____-1998

Served in Quatsino 31 Aug 1945 - 02 Nov 1945

 

 

 

W-X

Walls, Bertram Robert

1920-2005

 

 

 

 

 

Former Crew Members

Blanchard, Jack Donald, A/Lt, RCNVR - 25 May 1944 / Lt, RCNVR - 24 Jan 1945

 

Bloch-Hansen, Felix Albin Leopold (WT (E), RCNR

 

Brinkman, Ch/Skpr Joseph Cabot, RCNR - 01 May 1945

 

Ferguson, George, Stoker - 1944-1945

 

Garvie, Robert Lloyd, Lt, RCNVR - Jan 1945

 

Gentles, Roy Allan, Slt, RCNVR - 26 Feb 194

 

Hamilton, J., Mate, RCNR - 1941

Hansen, Felix Albin Leopold Bloch, Wt (E), RCNR - 26 May 1941 (Stand by)

 

Hewitt, John Wiles, Lt, RCNVR - 12 Jun 1943

 

Hodgins, Arthur Moultrie Heathcote, Lt, RCNVR - 12 Jul 1944

 

Mellor, Pat

 

Olsen, Mical Joseph, Skpr, RCNR - 16 Feb 1942

 

Stuhr, George Ernest, Cd (E), RCNVR - 02 Feb 1945

Upton, Franklin Howard, Lt (E), RCNVR - Jan 1945

 

Ross, John Wardrop, Lt, RCNVR - 06 Feb 1943 / 01 Mar 1943

 

Roxburgh, James Maxwell, Lt (E), RCNVR - 07 May 1944

 

Sutherland, Joseph Cunningham, Skpr, RCNR - 10 May 1943

 

Sweeny, Charles Henry, Lt, RCNVR - 18 Mar 1943

 

Wilson, Thomas Bruce, Slt (E), RCNVR - 22 Jun 1943

 

Photos and Documents

 

Links

Personal photo gallery of Larry Fricke

Ship's company photos for HMCS Quatsino

The Memory Project - George Ferguson

 

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