HMCS STADACONA II / HMCS PEREGRINE

 


 

HMCS Peregrine - 1945

From the collection of Paul Pigeon

Courtesy of Patricia Pigeon

Click on the above photo to view a larger image

 

HMCS Peregrine (formerly Stadacona II, formerly the Y-Depot of the RCAF) was a training base in Halifax during World War 2. At the end of the war it was used as a central processing unit for all those being demobilized.

 


 

Photos and Documents

 

Newspaper article on the commissioning of HMCS Stadacona II

 

Crow's Nest newspaper - Feb 1944

Newspaper article on the renaming of HMCS Stadacona II to HMCS Peregrine

 

From the wartime collection of Raymond Burton

 

Courtesy of Elizabeth Wagner

AB Claude Warwick wins match by Knock Out at STADACONA II

 

Crow's Nest newspaper - Aug 1944

 


 

 

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(JC14) M.O. I - Navy Fire Department crew at HMCS PEREGRINE Barracks, Halifax, NS - 1944  (JC15) M.O. II - Navy Fire Department crew at HMCS PEREGRINE Barracks, Halifax, NS - 1944  (JC16) Chief Bill Price, HMCS PEREGRINE Barracks, Halifax, NS - 1944  (JC17) Assistant Chief Frank Wallace, HMCS PEREGRINE Barracks, Halifax, NS - 1944  (JC18) Bill Price "as Mother", HMCS PEREGRINE, Halifax, NS - 1944

 

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Playing chess in the Fire Hall at HMCS PEREGRINE

(JC19) A doable opponent  (JC20) Game of De3ath  (JC21) The Loser

 

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(JC22) "On duty in Fire Hall office" - HMCS PEREGRINE Fire Hall, Halifax, NS - 1944  (JC23) 500 gallon pumper and panel tow vehicle at HMCS PEREGRINE Fire Hall, Halifax, NS - 1944  (JC24) Leisure room at HMCS PEREGRINE Fire Hall, Halifax, NS - 1944  (JC25) Dorm (Barracks) at HMCS PEREGRINE Fire Hall, Halifax, NS - 1944

 

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Fire Hall Staff Cabin in Dartmouth, NS - T & B Off Duty Staff

(JC26) Unknown Fire Hall staff in front of staff cabin  (JC27) Off duty fire hall personnel having lunch at the fire hall staff cabin  (JC28) Off duty fire hall personnel enjoying a bit of R &R at the beach by the fire hall staff cabin.

 

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(JC29) Fire Chief Bill Prince and Don Bain on the rocks after swimming   (JC30) Fire Chief Bill Price  (JC31) Don Bain

 

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(JC32-JC33) Lumberyard fire just outside the boundaries of HMCS PEREGRINE, Halifax, NS - 1944. The white picket fence is the entrance to the fire hall area at HMCS PEREGRINE - 1944, Halifax, NS  (JC34-JC35) Joseph Clulow (right in both photos) with fire hall crew mates at HMCS PEREGRINE - 1944, Halifax, NS

 

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AB.ST Joseph (Joe) Clulow as a fireman at HMCS PEREGRINE, Halifax, NS - 1944

 

From the collection of Joseph Clulow, AB.ST, RCNVR

 

Courtesy of Matt Clulow

 


 

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