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A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project

 

A Simple Sailor

By Ray Hunt, Capt (N), RCN / CAF, ret'd

 

An account of his early life and his life at sea ..... as a simple sailor

 

Webmaster's Note  **   IMPORTANT  **   -  This autobiography was typed on a manual typewriter - long before the days of backspacing and correcting and a quick reprint.  There was no auto-numbering of pages or spell checker and some pages may have duplicate numbers.

 

Cover, Acknowledgements and Preface

 

Chapter 1 - In the Beginning

 

Chapter 2 - The War Years

 

Chapter 3 - Post War

 

Chapter 4 - My First Ship

 

Chapter 5 - Jeeps & Small Ships

 

Chapter 6 - Change of Scene

 

Chapter 7 - Africa

 

Chapter 8 - Shirley

 

Chapter 9 - The Navy

 

Chapter 10 - The New World

 

Chapter 11 - Connecticut

 

Chapter 12 - West Coast

 

Chapter 13 - Executive Officer

 

Chapter 14 - Perisher and Command

 

Chapter 15 - First Command

 

Chapter 16 - Staff College and Halifax Again

 

Chapter 17 - CANCOMRAY

 

Chapter 18 - Preserver

 

Chapter 19 - Time to Go

 

Chapter 20 - Reflections

 

Epilogue

 

Picture Gallery

 

 

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